On August 26th, 2017, Best Friends Animal Society, a national non-profit working towards ending homelessness within the pet community, celebrated the end of summer with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and adoptable animals in Amagansett.Philanthropist and Author Jean Shafiroff and John Bradham hosted over 70 guests who gathered to hear Co-Founder and Board Chair of the Best Friends of Animal Society,Francis Battista talk about the organizations campaign to end the killing of shelter pets across the nation. Best Friends Animal Society is working across the country to end the euthanizing of animals in shelters by 2025. Presently between 2 to 3 million animals are euthanized each year.Best Friends Animal Society is working in Houston in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey to unite lost pets with their owners and find new homes for those whose owners cannot be located.
Guests including Georgina Bloomberg, Fashion Designer and pet couturier Anthony Rubio, Elizabeth Jensen, Elizabeth Shafiroff, New York State Assembly WomanRebecca Seawright, Dorothy Feankel, Natalie Ross, John Lutri, Katie McEntee, Scarlet Magna, Jerry Rosenthal and Best Friends CEO and co-founder Gregory Castle, who snuggled with adoptable pets Emily and Artichoke and were invited to visit the new Best Friends Pet Adoption Center in Manhattan.Attendees enjoyed champagne donated by Moet, vegan cheese donated by Treeline Cheese and Apernol Spritz graciously contributed by Aperol.
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