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Queens lawmaker urges caution in giving pets as holiday gifts this year


Dec. 6, 2023 By Anthony Medina Queens Sen. Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. wants to ensure that parents, children and gift givers are considering every aspect of pet ownership when considering them as a gift this holiday season. “Each year, countless animals are abandoned or surrendered to shelters after the initial novelty of being a “gift” wears off,” Addabbo said. “It is a saddening reality that many of these animals end up homeless, neglected, or euthanized due to the impulsive decision to give them as presents.” Addabbo also shared how a household pet, especially one given as a holiday gift, can…
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Queens lawmaker bringing rain barrel giveaway to Richmond Hill in August

Jul. 27, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed State Sen. Joseph Addabbo is partnering with the city Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Richmond Hill/South Ozone Park Lions Club and Key Food to host a free rain barrel giveaway on Sunday, Aug. 6.  The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lefferts Boulevard/Linden…
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