Come adopt a puppy during ‘Woofstock’ in Park Slope Saturday

People petting rescue dog at Woofstock
Take home an adorable rescue dog like Auggie here at Woofstock in Park Slope on May 4, 2024.
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The Badass Animal Rescue is bringing back Woofstock Badass Spring Fest this weekend in Park Slope!

Today, Saturday, May 4, from noon to 5 p.m., President Street from Third Avenue to Nevins Street will have a full doggie-friendly takeover. The street will be transformed into a hub for dog-loving fun, filled with food vendors, local artisans, activities, and entertainment. Look out for face painting stations, a doggy kissing booth, a magician for dogs, a dog agility course, and so much more. 

Photo by Rich Fury/provided

All are welcome to the free event, celebrating Woofstock Badass Spring Fest’s ninth year running. Highlighting the amazing work of The Badass Animal Rescue, over 30 adoptable dogs will be at the event ready and eager to find their forever homes. You can meet these furry friends at the adoption event held from noon to 3 p.m. A raffle will also be held to support Badass’s ongoing rescue efforts and their lovable pups. 

Cyrus and Dolly at Woofstock in 2023Photo by Rich Fury/provided

Badass Animal Rescue is a foster-based rescue organization focused on the rehabilitation and adoption of dogs found in high-kill shelters. The organization is supported by a dedicated team of volunteers, helping to rescue dogs in rural American South and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Since 2011, the animal rescue has worked tirelessly at their goal of finding loving families for over 3,600 dogs.

Cody at Woofstock 2023Photo by Rich Fury/provided

Krista Almqvist, executive director at Badass Animal Rescue, is thrilled to see Woofstock hit President Street again. 

Bradley Cooper (not the real Maestro) at Woofstock 2023Photo by Rich Fury/provided

“This event is all about bringing the community together for a day that celebrates every aspect of what makes Badass so special,” she said. “Our largest free community event filled with fun, dogs and celebration. All are welcome so come join us!”

Badass, with support from local favorite Canal Bar, will host a day of fun for dogs, dog lovers, or anyone excited to have a good time and support a good cause.

Anders at Woofstock 2023Photo by Rich Fury/provided
Drawing the raffle at Woofstock in 2023.Photo by Rich Fury/provided