WNY’s Furtastic Pet Adopt-a-Thon Joins One Buffalo

One Buffalo to host pet adoption event on June 16

Those seriously interested in adopting should visit participating rescues and shelters to complete application in advance of event

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One Buffalo Pet Adoption event is coming to KeyBank Center on Saturday, June 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Many of Western New York’s animal shelters and rescue groups will gather under one roof to spotlight homeless pets that are currently available for adoption, and give members of the community an opportunity to meet a wide variety of pets in one location.

“We are excited to work on an event that is in keeping with the true spirit of One Buffalo and brings together our local animal shelters, rescues and WNY’s pet loving community for one simple mission, to help find forever homes for as many pets as possible,” said Tina Chaudhry, event organizer and co-creator of WNY’s Furtastic Adopt-A-Thon. “We are very grateful for the support of the Bills and Sabres in helping us accomplish our goal of saving the lives of animals.”

This adoption event will help to solve the problem of thousands of animals being killed every day as a result of overcrowded shelters. Each adoption will actually save two lives, the adopted pet and the one that takes its place at the shelter.

Participating animal shelters and rescue groups include:

This list will be updated as more participating shelters and rescue groups are added.

Prospective adopters are encouraged to complete adoption applications in advance of June 16 and must bring a photo ID to the adoption event, along with a landlord’s permission letter if they live in a rented home, and be prepared to cover the adoption fee at the event.

Complimentary parking will be available in the KeyBank Center ramp. Any rescue organizations or pet retail vendors interested in participating in the One Buffalo Pet Adoption event can contact Tina Chaudhry at pets@onebuffalo.com for more information.

About Pegula Sports and Entertainment
Pegula Sports and Entertainment (PSE) is a management company that streamlines key business areas across all Pegula family-owned sports and entertainment properties including the Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres, Buffalo Bandits, Rochester Americans, HarborCenter and Black River Entertainment. PSE aims to be a leader in the sports and entertainment industry by bringing together the individual resources, capabilities and talents of each of its entities to create a cohesive and sustainable brand that together represents the Pegula family’s interest. PSE’s mission is exemplified by its One Buffalo initiative, which unites Western New York and serves as a representation of teamwork through a deeper connection between Buffalo sports teams, fans and the community.

 

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