More than 300 dogs, cats and rabbits in search of a home will be available for adoption at an event presented by the Mayor's Alliance for NYC Animals. All participating animals will have been spayed or neutered, vaccinated and microchipped.

This outdoor extravaganza in Union Square at Broadway and East 14th Street will also include free kids' face painting and balloon sculptures, free dog training sessions by certifie d trainers and pet-related product giveaways. Rock & Rawhide will be on hand to collect clean blankets, sheets and pet toys for distribution to animal shelters.

Admission to the Adoptapalooza is free. The event will be held rain or shine.