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Adopt a Pet for Free in East Bay During Maddie’s Fund Adoption Days

The adoption fees will be waived at the listed shelter locations throughout the Bay Area between May 31 – June 1, 2014,

Maddie. Photo provided by Maddie's Fund.
Maddie. Photo provided by Maddie's Fund.
A Miniature Schnauzer named Maddie inspired a $300 million legacy dedicated to giving every dog and cat in the United States what she had: a loving home. This year, $10 million of that legacy will go to Maddie’s® Pet Adoption Days, a free pet adoption event for the nation’s homeless dogs and cats, now in its fifth year.

This year, Maddie’s® Pet Adoption Days will be held the weekend of May 31 – June 1, 2014, and will expand to include 200 animal shelters and rescue groups in 591 cities across the U.S. 

Here in the Bay Area, free adoptions will be held at 100 locations throughout Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco and Santa Clara counties.

Click here to browse a list of pets in shelters in your area.

Maddie’s Fund has earmarked $10 million as a way to give back to the participating 
organizations, donating up to $2,000 per adopted dog or cat. The goal of the event is to find loving homes for 10,000 homeless dogs and cats in two days. 

Maddie was a beloved four-legged family member of David Duffield, founder of Workday® and PeopleSoft, and his wife, Cheryl.

For the last four years, Maddie’s Fund®, their family’s foundation, has sponsored Maddie’s® Pet Adoption Days to honor her memory.

“When we look into the eyes of the dogs and cats at the adoption event, we see Maddie’s spirit in every one of them,” says Duffield. “We want all of them to have a chance to inspire, love and enrich the lives of their future families the way Maddie did ours.”

For more information about Maddie’s® Pet Adoption Days visit http://adopt.maddiesfund.org

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April Baby May 27, 2014 at 10:04 AM
Wow, what an incredible group this is. Maddie's Fund working on making U.S. no kill for animals by 2015. This is wonderful for pets and people...
Ken Briggs June 11, 2014 at 10:13 AM
why put this ad out now for ? here it is June 11th at 7;15 am and you still got this ad up . a little late .

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