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Get a New Best Friend at the NKLA Super Adoption Event November 7-8

October 27, 2015 by Christina Minh

Brian and I adopted our dog Milo a little more than one year ago from the Pasadena Humane Society and it’s been just about the best decision of my life…  other than starting We Like L.A. of course 😉

With that said, if you’re looking for a furry bff to cuddle and “chill and Netflix” with than NKLA’s Super Adoption is the place to go.

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Taking place at the La Brea Tar Pits the weekend of November 7-8, shelters and rescue groups from all over our city will come together to help find homes for hundreds of animals. More than a thousand adoptable dogs and cats will be featured that day!

Typical Saturday night at the ChampMinh Manor

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The NKLA spring event held last May saw 520 cats and dogs (plus one pig and one bunny) adopted into forever homes in just 48 hours. That made room for 100 more shelter dogs and cats to be accepted into NKLA Coalition groups and other rescue groups that attended, making it a record-breaking event with more than 620 lives saved!!!

This family-friendly event is free and features L.A.’s most popular food trucks and an NKLA photo booth, plus lots of fun prizes.

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All adoptable pets are/will be spayed or neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. All adopters generously receive a collar, leash, coupons, pet beds, pet food and more while supplies last!

Adopt and save a life this November and help turn L.A. into a no-kill city!

View #NKLAalumni photos from the Spring event here.

NKLA Super Adoption

Credit: NKLA

The participating shelters and rescue groups include members of the No-Kill Los Angeles (NKLA) Coalition, along with many other county shelters and other local animal welfare organizations.

Participating rescue groups and shelters include:

Adopt Me Rescue | Angel City Pit Bulls | Angels for Animals Rescue | Animal Wellness Foundation | Basset Hound Rescue of Southern California | Beople’s Buddies Animal Rescue | Border Collies In Need | Boston Buddies Inc. | Dachshund Paws & Pals | Dogs Without Borders | Downtown Dog Rescue | FixNation | Found Animals Adopt & Shop | Good Dog – Dog Talk inc | Heart Bandits-Greater LA Area | k9 connection | Kitten Rescue | Kitty Bungalow | Labs And Friends | Love that Dog Hollywood! | Mutt Hut Rescue | National Brittany Rescue and Adoption Network | New Leash On Life Animal Rescue | No Stray Left Behind | Peter Zippi Fund for Animals | Pug Nation Rescue Of Los Angeles | Redlands Friends of Shelter Animals (REDFOSA) | Southern California Golden Retriever Rescue | Spay Neuter Project Los Angeles (SNPLA) | The Animal Protectorates (TAPS) | The Cat Cove | Two Dog Farms, Inc. (Korean Jindo Dog Rescue) | Wagging Dog Rescue | Wags and Walks | Watts Project | Zoey’s Place Rescue|Los Angeles Animal Services|L.A. County Department of Animal Care: Baldwin Park Care Center|Carson Care Center|Castaic Care Center|Downey Care Center|Lancaster Care Center

The adoption event takes place Saturday, November 7, 2015 and Sunday, November 8, 2015 from 10:00am to 4:00pm

Location: La Brea Tar Pits and Museum 5801 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90036

NOTE: Each participating rescue group and shelter at the event has its own adoption application, interview process and adoption fee structure. Adoption fees help cover costs such as spay/neuter, vaccinations and other medical needs. Please note that all participating shelters and many of the participating rescue groups offer same-day adoptions, but some groups require home checks as part of the application process. Potential adopters should come prepared with a valid form of identification and payment. If you’re a renter, it’s a good idea to have a letter from your landlord stating that you are allowed to have a pet.

Best Friends NKLA Super Adoption is presented by BOBS from Skechers

To volunteer, email [email protected]

Enjoy!

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