Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo

If you’re looking for a furry best friend, you won’t want to miss “Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo” taking place this Friday and Saturday, Sept. 18 & 19. Nearly 1,000 pets will be waiting to meet you.

  • Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo is presented by Purina and takes place under tents in the Detroit Zoo front parking lot:
  • Friday: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • 40 animal welfare organizations will be bringing their adoptable dogs, cats, puppies and kittens.
  • Also, on Friday from 3-4 p.m., Detroit Lions punter Sam Martin will be on-site with autographed photos and taking pictures with adopters!
  • If you’ve never adopted a pet before, this is the perfect chance to see what it’s all about.
  • Free admission and parking for the event. (Does not include Zoo admission.)
  • Adopters must be 18 or older and present a driver’s license or state ID card.
  • Each pet will have received a medical check-up and age-appropriate vaccinations.  For health and safety reasons, please leave current pets at home.