Inaugural Countdown 2 Zero Adoption Event scheduled for
Saturday, September 6, 2014
Palm Beach County, FL- The Inaugural Countdown 2 Zero Adoption Event will take place on Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm inside the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach. This free event will present more than 600 of Palm Beach County's adoptable dogs, cats, kittens, puppies, birds, and furry companion animals available at discounted adoption fees.
The Countdown 2 Zero Adoption Event is a collaborative effort between local animal rescues in an effort to save lives. To date, there are more than 28 local animal rescue organizations participating in this exciting event with the combined goal to find 300 animals their forever homes.
"We believe our community has the expertise, the means and, therefore, the obligation to aggressively implement strategies that will reduce the number of animals needing temporary shelter; and allow us to save the lives of every adoptable animal in Palm Beach County, ," said Rich Anderson, Executive Director & CEO of Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. "With the implementation of Countdown 2 Zero and county-wide adoption events such as this one, the community as a whole will become part of the solution."
This much-anticipated event will have the TAKE ME HOME ZONE where every new parent will receive a great gift bag stocked full of items for their new pet, free rabies tags to new adopters provided by Palm Beach County Animal Care & Control, a free on-site pet shampoo sponsored by the Pet Groomerie, a Picture Perfect Photo Area sponsored by The Little Blue Dog, a Pet Behavior and Training Area and so much more! There are sponsorship opportunities still available. Please call 561-472-8873 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Some of the participating partner groups for the Countdown 2 Zero event include: A Second Chance Puppies And Kittens Rescue, Adopt-A-Cat, Animal Rescue Force, Big Dog Ranch Rescue, Big Hearts 4 Paws Rescue, Boston Terrier Rescue, Buddies Thru Bullies, Catahoula Rescue, Inc., Crazy Cavies, Guinea Pig Rescue, Destiny For Dogs, Dezzy’s Second Chance Rescue, Doberman Rescue Concern, English Springer Rescue, Furry Friends Adoption & Clinic, Great Dane Rescue of South Florida, Greyhound Pets of America, Have A Heart, Luv-A-Bun Rabbit Rescue, Misfit Rescue, Palm Beach County Animal Care & Control, Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League, Pet Haven Rescue, Rising Star Rottweiler, RU4Me Pet Rescue, Save A Pet, Shepherd Help and Rescue Effort, Tri County Animal Rescue, and With Love For The Animals.
Countdown 2 Zero is public/private community collaboration, initiated by Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control, the Board of County Commissioners and Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League to bring animal welfare organizations together and end the euthanasia of adoptable animals in Palm Beach County. The Countdown 2 Zero Adoption Event is a collaborative effort between local animal rescues in an effort to save lives. To learn more visit www.countdown2zero.org.