Friday, May 31, 2013

Events We Love: Atlanta Pit Bull Parents Pick-A-Pit Adoption Fair

WHAT: Atlanta Pit Bull Parents, a social and educational organization for pit bull owners in the metro Atlanta area, presents the Pick-A-Pit Adoption Fair on June 8, 2013 from 11am-3pm at Chastain Park. The event is sponsored by Atlanta Underdog Initiative.

Pit bulls and mixes from 10 organizations will be available for adoption. Participating organizations are:
  • Atlanta Underdog Initiative
  • Animal Action Rescue
  • Atlanta Bully Rescue
  • Dekalb County Animal Services
  • Friends of Dekalb Animals
  • Friends To The Forlorn Pit Bull Rescue
  • Fulton County Animal Services
  • Lifeline Animal Project
  • Pitties In The City
  • Shelter Angels Pit Bull Rescue

Both adult dogs and puppies will be present. All dogs will be spayed or neutered and vaccinated. Home visits will be required to finalize adoptions. Adoption fees are set by each organization and will range from $75-$200. Interested parties may pre-apply on the event website at to expedite the adoption process.

WHEN:     June 8, 2013 11am – 3pm
WHERE: Chastain Park - 135 W Wieuca Road NW, adjacent to    
                            the Art Gallery
SPOKESPERSON:  Liz Henderson Founder, Atlanta Pit Bull Parents 



About Atlanta Pit Bull Parents:

Atlanta Pit Bull Parents is a pro-rescue organization that encourages spay/neuter of all pit bulls, containment inside secure runs or crates when outdoors and humans cannot supervise, obedience training, and educated, responsible owners. You won't find any “thugs,” dog-fighters, or irresponsible owners in this group. More than half of our members are college graduates and many hold advanced degrees. We have members from all races, many ethnicities, various religions, and from across the political spectrum. We provide pit bull owners with information and support relating to training, boarding, housing, insurance, and discrimination. We have over 500 subscribers to our mailing list and 800 members in our Facebook group.

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