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ASPCA, application to hold a canine carnival on April 10th in Union Square Park south plaza

WHEREAS, The ASPCA intends to hold a Canine Carnival on Tuesday, April 10, 2007 from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm on the south plaza of Union Square Park, with set-up beginning at 8:30 am; and

WHEREAS, The ASPCA, a not-for-profit organization, intends to have no corporate sponsors and no signage other than their own; and

WHEREAS, The ASPCA will have a van with up to ten dogs and ten cats available for adoption; and  

WHEREAS, Veterinarians, groomers and animal behaviorists will be located in tents to answer questions the public may have regarding their pets; and

WHEREAS, The event is designed to promote awareness of the estimated 8-12 million companion animals that are placed in animal shelters nationwide every year, of which 5-9 million are euthanized; therefore, be it

RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of the ASPCA’s application to hold ASPCA Day on April 10, 2007 from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm in Union Square Park.

The above resolution was ratified with a vote of 34 in favor, 0 opposed, 0 abstentions.   

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