Residents encouraged to adopt a shelter animal this Saturday

Borough President Eric Adams touted the importance of adopting shelter animals Wednesday. His speech came ahead of Adopt a Shelter Animal Day, which is Saturday.

Borough President Eric Adams touted the importance of adopting shelter animals Wednesday.

Borough President Eric Adams touted the importance of adopting shelter animals Wednesday. (4/27/16)

BROOKLYN - Borough President Eric Adams touted the importance of adopting shelter animals Wednesday.

His speech came ahead of Adopt a Shelter Animal Day, which is Saturday.

Representatives from almost half a dozen animal organizations were there as Adams spoke about the impact shelter animals can make on a family.

An adoption drive will run from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Marine Park's Avenue U parking lot.
 

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