VIDEO: Model Kate Upton Headlines Pet Adoption Event

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UPTON APPEARS AT Grand Slam dog adoption

ABOVE VIDEO: Supermodel and actress Kate Upton was back in Brevard on Wednesday to host the Grand Slam Adoption Event at Space Coast Stadium, sponsored by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and Matthew Development, LLC. (Video by Zach Clark, SpaceCoastDaily)

Featured the Lovable Dogs From the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services

BREVARD COUNTY • VIERA, FLORIDA – Supermodel and actress Kate Upton was back in Brevard on Wednesday to host the Grand Slam Adoption Event at Space Coast Stadium, sponsored by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and Matthew Development, LLC.

Supermodel and actress Kate Upton hosted the GRAND SLAM ADOPTION EVENT featuring lovable dogs from the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services before first pitch at Nationals vs. Tigers spring training game at Space Coast Stadium in Viera Florida.

Upton attended the event, helped in giving out the limited edition GRAND SLAM ADOPTION EVENT t-shirts, played with lovable adoptable dogs that were onsite, posed for pictures with them and met attendees who checked out the dogs – some of whom adopted them on site.

Upton was helped by Tigers’ pitcher Justin Verlander, who came out to support the adoptable animals and greeted fans.

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 “I love the work that the Sheriff’s Office does and wanted to do my part to encourage the adoption of these loveable animals who need homes,” said Kate Upton. 

Upton got involved with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services via her sister, Christie Williams, who works with the shelter.  An animal lover, Upton has three adopted dogs of her own, and has visited the shelter during trips home to Florida.

The adoption event featured 20 lovable dogs from the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services.

Supermodel and actress Kate Upton was back in Brevard on Wednesday afternoon to host the Grand Slam Adoption Event at Space Coast Stadium, joined with her boyfriend and MLB star pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, Justin Verlander. (Image by Zach Clark, SpaceCoastDaily.com)

Supermodel and actress Kate Upton was back in Brevard on Wednesday afternoon to host the Grand Slam Adoption Event at Space Coast Stadium, joined with her boyfriend and MLB star pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, Justin Verlander. (Image by Zach Clark, SpaceCoastDaily.com)

Upton, who has appeared on dozens of magazine covers, grew up on the Space Coast in Melbourne and was selected People magazine’s first-ever Sexiest Woman Alive last December.

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Upton, 22, first burst on the national scene as she was featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated‘s 2012, 2013 and 2014 swimsuit issues.

In September 2013, Upton was named Model of the Year at the 10th annual Style Awards at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York

Supermodel and actress Kate Upton quickly rose to international fame since her career began in 2008. Upton serves as the face of Bobbi Brown and is the brand ambassador for Express.

One of the few models who is able to maintain a mainstream and high-end appeal, Upton has appeared on the top magazine covers from Vogue, Vanity Fair, Harper’s Bazaar, V, CR Fashion Book and Love to Sports Illustrated, Cosmopolitan and Esquire.

Upton has been shot by the world’s top photographers including Mario Testino, Bruce Weber, Mert and Marcus and Yu Tsai. She made her acting debut this past year in the hugely successful Fox comedy, “The Other Woman,” alongside Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann.

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