2016 Wine & Canines Run/Walk for Homeless Pets a Success

More than 200 pet owners/lovers attended, most with their four-legged best friends, and some came out just to walk, enjoy and show their support.

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The event was a huge success raising over $29,000 for the Kent Animal Shelter's programs to help homeless animals.

Photo by: Kent Animal Shelter, via YouTube.

Calverton, NY - September 28, 2016 - Kent Animal Shelter’s annual Wines & Canines was held Sunday, September 25 at the Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard in Calverton. More than 200 pet owners/lovers attended, most with their four-legged best friends, and some came out just to walk, enjoy and show their support. Contests, prizes and raffles added to the fun.

The event was a huge success raising over $29,000 for the Kent Animal Shelter's programs to help homeless animals.

"Thanks to our wonderful friends and supporters, Wines & Canines has become an instrumental event that helps to fund our rescue program that removes animals from crisis situations and gives them a second chance for a new life,” said Pam Green, Kent Animal Shelter's Director.


Pictured: Kent volunteer with Thailand meat trade rescue "Dixie" enjoying the day.

Kent Animal Shelter is a 501C3 organization establishd in 1968 in Calverton, NY that provides a no-kill haven for homeless animals, adoption services, a spay/neuter clinic, and humane education. More information is available at www.KentAnimalShelter.com.