Auburn Hills, MI - June 17, 2012 - In an attempt to find homes for hundreds of homeless dogs/puppies and cats/kittens, the 11th annual "Pet-A-Palooza" will take place on Saturday, June 23rd from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, June 24th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Palace of Auburn Hills. This is one of the largest animal adoption events in the nation!
Hundreds of adoptable dogs/puppies and cats/kittens from many animal rescue groups across the state will beat this event. Homeless animals from mixed breed to purebreds will be available. Typical adoption fees range from $50 to $200. Each adoption group will have their own adoption policies and fees.
"This event is a celebration of pets and the unconditional love and companionship they bring to their owners," said Joe Sowerby, founder of "Pet-A-Palooza" and local animal rights advocate. "Pet adoption is a very rewarding endeavor and saves the lives of thousands of homeless animals every year in Michigan and this year the need continues to be extremely high!"
Participating adoption groups confirmed as of June 17 include:
- A Hopeful Heart Rescue
- Almost Home
- Best Buddy Pet Rescue
- Canine Companions Rescue Center
- Dog Aide
- Friends For The Dearborn Animal Shelter
- Grand River Rover Rescue
- Greater Hillsdale Humane Society
- Guardians For Animals
- Humane Society of Livingston County
- K9 Stray Rescue League
- Last Chance Rescue
- Michigan Greyhound Connection
- Michigan Pug Rescue
- Mid-Michigan Cat Rescue
- Midwest Boston Terrier Rescue
- Midwest Small Breed Rescue, Inc.
- Oakland Pet Adoption Center
- Out On A Limb Cat Rescue
- PAWS Animal Rescue
- Pet Adoption Alternative of Warren
- Precious Pets Adoption League
- Puppy Mill Awareness
Joe Sowerby has been an advocate for homeless animals since 1993 and has helped over 30,000 animals find loving homes through his adoption events.
Businesses interested in participating as a vendor / sponsor or local animal rescue groups interested in participating may contact Joe Sowerby at (586) 469-8888.
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