Veterans Pet Adoption Day Aboard the Battleship

TIME:            Saturday, June 2,  10am – 2pm


PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ


DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey is teaming up with animal shelters from throughout the region

to offer pet adoption information and have pets available for area veterans to adopt on

Saturday, June 2 from 10am to 2pm on the ship’s Fantail (tented rear deck).  Expected

animal shelters participating in this event include Philly Paws, Philadelphia,   Tiny Paws

Rescue, Cinnaminson, NJ,   Burlington  County Animal Shelter, Westhampton, NJ,

Almost Home Animal Shelter, Pennsauken, NJ,  Animal Welfare Association, Voorhees,

NJ and Pets Plus Natural, Delran, NJ.  All shelters will have information for veterans on

pet adoptions to take home and many of the shelters will bring dogs, cats and other pets

aboard the Battleship’s fantail for vets – and guests touring the Battleship – to meet and

hopefully adopt!


Admission to the fantail for the Veterans Pet Adoption event is free to veterans. Guests

touring the Battleship on Saturday, June 2, are welcome to meet the pets on the fantail.


PHOTO OPP:  Pets with Veterans on the Fantail of the Battleship


Located on the Delaware River, along the Camden Waterfront across from the City of

Philadelphia, the Battleship is open for guided and audio tours every day from 9:30am to

5pm through Labor Day, Monday, Sept., 4.  The Battleship Blast Luau, featuring Hawaiian

dinner, Hawaiian entertainment, open bar and the amazing view of the fireworks over the

Delaware River, will take place on Saturday, June 30.  Tickets are a $175 donation per

person and sponsorships are available.  All proceeds go to the on-going restoration of our

nation’s most decorated battleship. For more information, call 866-877-6262 ext. 144 or