WHO: Animal Planet, MSPCA, the ASPCA® & adoptable animals
WHAT: The second annual ROAD TO PUPPY BOWL is an all-star adoption event to help animals of all size, shape and breed find their forever homes! Those hoping to add a playful pup or a furry feline can join Animal Planet at their local shelter for a fun-filled event with photo ops, giveaways and overly adorable animals. The best part, Animal Planet and the ASPCA have teamed up to cover all adoption fees on Saturday, June 20. The event is presented with special support from Verizon FiOS.
WHEN: Saturday, June 20 from 11 AM – 4 PM
WHERE: Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals-Angell Animal Medical Center – 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130
HOW: Visit RoadtoPuppyBowlBoston.Eventbrite.com to register for the event and to be eligible for the discounted adoption fees.
WHY: Each February, the most anticipated sporting event featuring the cutest – and adoptable – players arrives on Animal Planet. PUPPY BOWL has led to hundreds of adoptions over the past 11 years and is a key leader in Animal Planet’s ongoing mission to highlight the importance of animal adoption and responsible pet ownership. Now, the network is bringing the joy and goodwill of the big game to communities across the country on the ROAD TO THE PUPPY BOWL.
*Fees have been waived thanks to grant funding from Animal Planet administered by the ASPCA. Waived adoption fees are on a first-come, first-served basis. Free giveaways while supplies last.
About Animal Planet
Animal Planet, a multi-media business unit of Discovery Communications, is the world’s only entertainment brand that immerses viewers in the full range of life in the animal kingdom with rich, deep content via multiple platforms and offers animal lovers and pet owners access to a centralized online, television and mobile community for immersive, engaging, high-quality entertainment, information and enrichment. Animal Planet consists of the Animal Planet television network, available in more than 94 million homes in the US; online assets www.animalplanet.com, the ultimate online destination for all things animal; Animal Planet L!VE, the go-to digital destination for round-the-clock, unfiltered access to the animal kingdom; and other media platforms including a robust Video-on-Demand (VOD) service, and merchandising extensions.
The MSPCA-Angell is a national and international leader in animal protection and veterinary medicine and provides direct hands-on care for thousands of animals each year. Founded in 1868, it is the second-oldest humane society in the United States. Services include animal protection and adoption, advocacy, humane education, law enforcement, and world-class veterinary care. The MSPCA-Angell is a private, non-profit organization. It does not receive any government funding nor is it funded or operated by any national humane organization. The MSPCA-Angell relies solely on the support and contributions from individuals who care about animals. Please visitwww.mspca.org.
About the ASPCA®
Founded in 1866, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is the first animal welfare organization in North America and serves as the nation’s leading voice for animals. More than two million supporters strong, the ASPCA’s mission is to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States. As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, the ASPCA is a national leader in the areas of anti-cruelty, community outreach and animal health services. For more information, please visit www.ASPCA.org, and be sure to follow the ASPCA onFacebook, Twitter, and Instagram.