Valentines Day in New York: Adopt a Pet

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There are plenty of loving, healthy cats and dogs that need homes; contact the following organizations for more information.

    424 E. 92nd St. (between 1st and York), 876-7700
    Love is in the why not find the perfect pet for your sweetheart or for yourself if you're feeling lonely? The ASPCA has a wonderful selection of animals needing a home. Prices are $55 for a dog and $45 for a cat. Fee includes medical exam, initial shots, and neutering. If the animal has health needs, veterinary care is provided. There is a Behavior Health Line to help you settle the animal into its new home.
  • Bide-A-Wee Home Association
    410 E. 38th St. (near 1st Ave.), 532-4455
    Bide-A-Wee is another place where you can find the dog or cat that you have always dreamed of having. This is a smaller place, but there's still plenty of animals that need TLC. There is a fee of $55 for dogs and cats under six months ($30 for older animals) which includes a medical exam, initial shots, and neutering. There is also a mini pet store on the premises to get you started with everything you need.
  • Karens for People + Pets
    1195 Lexington Ave. (between 81st and 82nd St.), 472-9440
    Doing some last minute shopping for a Valentine's Day gift for your girlfriend and your loyal pooch? At Karens, you can find something for both of them! Known for the quality of their grooming care (they use hypoallergenic products), the salon sells its products and grooming supplies plus accessories for people and pets.