On Friday, February 15 at the ASPCA Pet Adoption Center (424
East 92nd Street), ten dogs, all available for adoption at the ASPCA, and their
handles showcased their soon-to-be unhidden talents for a panel of celebrity
judges that included award-winning stage and screen actress and ASPCA supporter
Kristen Johnston, legendary Broadway star and singer Maureen McGovern, WQHT's
hit HOT 97 FM DJ Angie Martinez, the face of Ralph Lauren's HOT perfume,
Lonneke Engel, and the ASPCA's Supervisory Special Investigator and star of he
hit show "Animal Precinct," Annemarie Lucas.
New York City's
animal rescue groups are making their biggest pet adoption push this February
during "I Love NYC Pets Month" that includes dozens of adoption events in all
five boroughs, extended adoption hours at city shelters, and special gifts for
new adopters. Primary organizational partners of "I Love NYC Pets Month"
include the ASPCA, Animal Care & Control, Animal Haven, Bide-A-Wee, Humane
Society of New York and North Shore Animal League. For more information or a
complete schedule of events please visit: www.ilovenycpets.com.
Photos by Mark Rupp
BWW Hi-Res Gallery - Original Version