Street Scenes: Best of Adoptapalooza

PEOPLEPets.com had a blast at New York City's premier adoption event

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ADOPT ME

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It might have been a rainy day on Sept. 12, but Adoptapalooza was a hit thanks to everyone who stopped by.

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PET FINDER

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75 percent of the pets at Adoptapalooza were adopted through the Mayor’s Alliance and the 10 rescue organizations that participated.

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LIL BLUE EYES

LIL BLUE EYES
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Mobile adoption units came with hundreds of different homeless animals, including this gorgeous feline.

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CITY SLICKERS

CITY SLICKERS
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Pooches wearing “Adopt Me” vests went through Washington Square Park to visit with friends.

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EYE LEVEL

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People with pets of their own stopped by the PEOPLEPets.com booth to pose for pictures!

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FAMILY OF FOUR

FAMILY OF FOUR
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This mother and daughter pair came to Adoptapalooza with printouts – and were very excited to meet these two pooches.

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KHAKI QUEEN

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Somebody came dressed for the fashion show!

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BEST BEHAVIOR

BEST BEHAVIOR
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Dog trainer Kate Perry brought her own furball to her demonstration of training tips.

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ROLE MODEL

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Trainer Robert Haussmann stood in the rain to give his advice for improving dog behavior.

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CAT WALK

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This feline knows the first rule of high fashion modeling: Show indifference to the audience!

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STYLE STARS

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Like mother, like daughters – Dara Foster, host of the fashion show, brought her two young ladies!

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PUPARAZZI

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This pup knows that when you look this good, people can’t help but stare.

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CHEEK TO CHEEK

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It’s Chico, one of our friends from the PEOPLEPets.com community!

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SITTING TALL

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Tuffy (of Tuffy, Munchy and Lola fame) also stopped by.

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CITY FIELD

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Shea, one of our featured adoptable pets, made the rounds and met lots of fans –but sadly, wasn’t adopted. She’s still looking for her forever home!

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CAT IN THE BOX

CAT IN THE BOX
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This little gray kitten has no idea what to do with all the love.

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BAG OF TRICKS

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And this big guy has no idea what to do with all the wonderful items in the new cat starter kit!

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STARRY EYED

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A seat in the director’s chair? She’ll take it!

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CUDDLE BUGS

CUDDLE BUGS
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See this body language? They were meant to be together.

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LEAD THE WAY

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He’s definitely not camera shy.

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PRETTY IN PLAID

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Neither are these two, though they prefer not to look directly into the lens (not their best angle).

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TO THE MOON

TO THE MOON
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Bandit came dressed as a robot in a spacesuit. His amazing costume was constructed the night before the event!

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HAVE A SEAT

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They color-coordinated on purpose, actually.

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PRETTY WOMEN

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They say New York City has beautiful people – but it also has beautiful dogs!

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FAMILY PORTRAIT

FAMILY PORTRAIT
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Brother, sister and fur sibling – they make a handsome trio!

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SNAP HAPPY

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If only we’d had a smiling contest, we would have had an instant winner.

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STARE DOWN

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You lookin’ at me?

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