Cats and pooches from organizations including Adopt a Boxer Rescue, Abandoned Angels Cocker Spaniel Rescue and Four Paws Sake, NYC will be available for adoption from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., according to the event's website.
A rescue dog owner who spoke in a video filmed at the 2010 Adoptapalooza said her black dog Cindy Bear adds joy to her life.
"She's a rescue dog … she was shelter dog. I adopted her and now she rescues me every day," she said.
More than 100 cats and dogs will be available for adoption at Adoptapalooza 2012 on May 19, 2012.View Full Caption