Pet Adoption at Designer's West Village Store

November 27, 2009 | By Haley Finnegan | 40 comments
Tags: petlanthropy, dogs

(ZT Pet News Photo by Montana Loran.)

On November 21, designer, John Bartlett, opened his doors to the North Shore Animal League's adoption bus. New Yorkers walking by his West Village store were captivated by the wagging tails of the animals anxiously awaiting their new families.

John Bartlett has been known to have up to ten pet adoptions in one day when he holds these events. Bartlett adopted his dogs from the shelter at NSAL and fell in love! The silhouette of his dog, Tiny Tim, whom he rescued in 2002 after he had been hit by a car, is featured as his shop logo.

It's becoming more and more important to get the world out about pet adoption, as an effort to put an end the cruel treatment of animals at puppy mills. If you would like to adopt a pet, contact your local shelter or research the pet shop you are buying from before you, in turn, support a puppy mill. And if you would like to help find homes for animals in need, host a pet adoption event!

If you are interested in hosting a mobile pet adoption, please visit NSALAmerica.org.

Tell us what you think about “Pet Adoption at Designer's West Village Store” below or submit story ideas for K9 in the City by e-mailing Haley Finnegan at: hfinnegan@zootoo.com.

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4 years ago

we all that want what is best for our furry friends are so against animal mills and do agree that each animal deserves a great family or owner. I support recycled pets, and giving them a second chance, and so much today since there are those that have lost their families due to the economy, hope 2010 solves allot of these issues.

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Hokyung K.
4 years ago

Yes, I have 3 dogs and 6 cats, and I adopted them all from the rescue center, because they deserve to have a new, nice family.

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