ALBANY, N.Y. – Tuesday, June 4th marks the third annual NYS Animal Advocacy Day.

Senator Greg Ball and Assemblyman Jim Tedisco announced that the families who adopted the Railroad Puppies Hudson and Pearl, the pit bull puppies left by a railroad track in Albany, will be featured at this year’s event from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Well of the Legislative Office Building in Albany.

NEWS CENTER’s Steve Caporizzo, from Pet Connection, will emcee the event beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Ball and Tedisco will recognize Richard and Rosemarie Nash who adopted Hudson, Susan Kittle who adopted Pearl, as well as Dr. Tom Bowersox, the veterinarian who created Hudson’s artificial paw.

This free, bipartisan event is open to the public and will enable animal supporters to network, share information and lobby their legislators to raise awareness of the need to protect pets and people from abuse. There will be over 30 exhibitors including rescues, shelters, and animal advocacy groups.

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About Greg Ball

Assemblyman Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) is the Senator for New York State's 40th district. A former Vice President of Exceed International Development Corporation, Ball holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the United States Air Force Academy, is currently completing his Masters Thesis of Liberal Studies in International Affairs at Georgetown University, and received an honorable discharge in 2005 at the rank of Captain after service as an active duty officer in the United States Air Force. View all posts by Greg Ball →
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