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Pet Connection Adoption Day 2012

  • Our Third Annual Adoption Day was overwhelmingly successful!. A heartfelt thank you to Steve and Lisa Caporizzo. Without you, this would not be possible. And thank you to our hard working staff and volunteers. Most of all, thank you to the 3,000 people who came to support this event.
  • Final numbers: over 150 pets were adopted, we raised over $6,000 for Pet Connection, and collected over $2,000 worth of pet food for the shelters and rescue groups!

    Adoption Day Steve Caporizzo

  • These great pictures are from Jim Diegel
  • 25 Premier adoption groups were on site
  • Our guests brought and donated thousands of dollars in pet food items as we requested. All this will be donated by Pet Connection to rescue groups and shelters in need. Last year,we filled our pick- up truck, this year, at days end, we completely filled our 6′ x 10′ trailer!
  • Our Grand Prize raffle winner won a day at News 10 and a private dinner with Steve Caporizzo at Creo Restaurant.
  • The Raffle/ Auction featured over 40 donated gifts from local businesses valued at over $7,000!White Management restaurants Creo and Bountiful Bread, once again, generously provided complimentary light fare to all attendees.


  • C.W. Whalen and Sons again donated all the tents, tables and chairs needed to make this possible. On top of that, they donated a beautiful 25′ flag pole and flag for the raffle.
  • Camp Nassau generously provided us with the use of their parking lot and allowed us to exit all traffic though to Rt. 155. This one-way pattern enabled us to facilitate an efficient traffic flow.
  • The Hiawatha Trails Executive Golf Course donated 2 golf carts for our use that day. Along with a cart loaned from Camp Nassau, and our own 4 passenger cart, our volunteers were able to shuttle our guests to and from their cars all day.
  • Carpinello Ice Company kept us all cool with a 500 lb ice donation
  • WGNA 107.7 with Jeff Levack broadcast live on location from 10 to noon.
  • Vinnie Leddick, an outstanding singer/songwriter headlines at the Sagamore Hotel in Bolton Landing on Lake George. He returned with his sister Michelle this year  to entertain our guests with their beautiful harmony and guitar music.
  • The Animal Hospital offset the cost of each adoption by offering each adopted pet $75 in health care. Pet Connection added an additional $50 for each adopted pet to directly reduce the adoption fee.
  • Pet Connection Adoption Day 2010
  • Pet Connection Adoption Day 2011