Automaker Partners with Best Friends Animal Society to Host First-Ever Pet Adoption Event Inside Booth at the Auto Show
Subaru of America, Inc. today announced it will be hosting a pet adoption event during the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show. Through a partnership with Best Friends Animal Society‘s No Kill Los Angeles (NKLA) initiative, the adoption event is aimed at finding pets great homes in the Los Angeles (LA) community. The first-of-its-kind event will be held inside the Los Angeles Convention Center at the Subaru exhibit, located in the West Hall, Booth 102, where attendees will have the opportunity to adopt and take home a new dog.
“At Subaru, we look forward to the additional opportunities to celebrate our furry friends and return the unconditional love they show us each and every day,” said Alan Bethke, Senior Vice President, Marketing of Subaru of America, Inc. “Partnering with organizations like Best Friends Animal Society reinforces our commitment to keeping all animals, especially those in shelters, happy; increasing their overall chance of finding safe, loving homes.”
Auto show attendees will be able to interact with these adoptable pups during select times each weekend of the show, as outlined below:
- Saturday, Dec. 1, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
- Sunday, Dec. 2, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
- Saturday, Dec. 8, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
- Sunday, Dec. 9, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
“Best Friends is extremely grateful for the opportunity to partner with Subaru to give these great dogs a second chance,” said Jose Ocano, Pacific Region Director for Best Friends Animal Society. “Our mission is to end the killing of homeless pets in LA and across the country. Helping pets find fantastic forever homes is key to making that happen, so partnering with a brand like Subaru that has shown tremendous support for pets and the betterment of their lives was a natural fit for us.”
In addition to being able to take these canine friends home, attendees will be given the chance to make rope toys as a donation to the shelter or for their own pet, as well as be able to create custom pet tags using the Subaru Loves Pets engraver. All activities will be complimentary with donations and proceeds going to Best Friends Animal Society’s work in Los Angeles.
This LA Auto Show adoption event is a part of the Subaru Loves Pets initiative, which is dedicated to helping improve the safety and well-being of animals in communities nationwide. The automaker’s commitment to pets is one part of its Love Promise.
NKLA is an initiative led by Best Friends Animal Society, bringing together passionate individuals, city shelters and an entire coalition of animal welfare organizations to end the killing of homeless pets in LA city shelters.
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