By Kristina Dougherty

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Are you looking to add a furry friend to your family? You’re in luck.

One of the largest adoption events in the tri-state area will be held this weekend, December 2-4.

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The event will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day at the First Troop Calvary Armory on 22 South 23rd Street in Philadelphia.

There will be over 1,000 spay/neutered, vaccinated and microchipped animals up for adoption.

“We’re expecting to have more than 1,000 pets up for adoption and huge crowds,” said Adam Lamb, Chief Executive Officer for Brandywine Valley SPCA.

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“Our goal is to have 800 animals in their new homes by the end of the weekend.”

The adoption fee is $20 and admission to the event is free.

Numerous shelters are participating in the event including BVSPCA (West Chester & New Castle locations), Last Chance Ranch, Camden County Animal Shelter, Morris Animal Refuge and more.

For more information on the event, click here.

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