Countdown 2 Zero Pet Adoption Event Oct. 14

The fourth annual Countdown 2 Zero (C2Z) Adoption Event, presented by the Lois Pope LIFE Foundation and the Petco Foundation, will take place Saturday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. inside the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach. This free event is the largest ever local pet adoption event. It will feature close to 1,000 animals seeking new homes.

Organized by the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League and Palm Beach County Animal Care & Control, the Countdown 2 Zero Adoption Event is a collaborative effort of more than 30 local animal rescue organizations.

Admission and parking is free for the Countdown 2 Zero Adoption Event. Many of the rescue groups will be offering special discounts and adoption incentives.

For info., call (561) 472-8845 or visit