Veterans Pet Adoption Day Aboard the Battleship

DATE:            Saturday, June 10,  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 10 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 10, 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 Steel Beach Blast on the Battleship will take place on Saturday, July 1 and will feature a BBQ dinner – courtesy of Mission BBQ, open bar, entertainment – including the Phillies Phanatic, and the unique view of the fireworks at dusk!  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 visit