Photos: In the dog days of summer, people connected with pets

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Kate, a three-year-old border collie, literally jumps through hoops during a dog agility demonstration at the event. 

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Getting cool in the pool, Josephine, a terrier-Lab mix, at top, was up for adoption from the Companion Animal Placement Program.

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Hands reach through the bars as two kids and their father pat a puppy. 

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

A fuzzy puppy lets its tongue loll as it nestles in the arms of a shelter worker, being displayed to a potential pet owner 

Vendors and pet lovers came together on Sunday, July 21, for the fourth annual Pet Connection held by The Animal Hospital in Guilderland. 

The event resulted in 150 animal adoptions, and raised over $10,000 to help homeless animals. Several thousand dollars worth of pet food was collected. Over 3,000 people flocked to the event, which included music and food, as well as tours of The Animal Hospital.

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