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Clear the Shelters: Full Coverage

Clear the Shelters: Full Coverage

Full coverage of Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption event July 23

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 02:51 PM PDT

Man Who Adopted Dog With Heart Murmur: I Have One Too!

Man Who Adopted Dog With Heart Murmur: I Have One Too!

Each of the more than 47,000 pets adopted as part of this year's Clear the Shelters event has a special story, and this is no exception. A man named John arrived at the Bergen County Animal Shelter in New...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 01:03 PM PDT
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By Jennifer Gonzalez

Clear the Shelters 2017 at Bark and Meow Street Fair

Dozens of Bay Area shelters participated in this years Clear the Shelters event...View gallery

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Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 10:52 AM PDT

Chelsea Handler: 'Please Go Rescue a Dog'

Chelsea Handler: 'Please Go Rescue a Dog'

Comedian Chelsea Handler made an emotional plea Saturday, urging people across the country to “please go rescue a dog.” The talk show host, who was forced last week to put down her beloved rescue dog Tammy,...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 05:55 PM PDT

Clear the Shelters: More Than 60K Pets Adopted Across the US

Clear the Shelters: More Than 60K Pets Adopted Across the US

Clear the Shelters, the third annual pet adoption drive sponsored by the NBC- and Telemundo-owned television stations, culminated Saturday with more than 900 shelters participating in 76 communities across...

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 06:42 AM PDT

Joy Unleashed: Rescue Pet Turns Therapy Dog

Joy Unleashed: Rescue Pet Turns Therapy Dog

From tough beginnings to better lives, rescue pets often inspire people with their perseverance. In fact, one Connecticut dog is changing lives with her story. These days you will find Bella spending her...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 10:04 PM PDT

Adopt a Pet at Valley Humane Society in Pleasanton!

Adopt a Pet at Valley Humane Society in Pleasanton!

We've been buzzing about this all week. On Saturday, we're Clearing the Shelters and we want to help give pets a brand new home! Garvin Thomas reports.

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 04:48 PM PDT

These Pet Rescue Stories Will Warm Your Heart

These Pet Rescue Stories Will Warm Your Heart

Every year, approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter U.S. animal shelters nationwide, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Of those, nearly 1.5 million cats...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 03:52 PM PDT

Cardinals, St. Louis Group in Spat Over 'Rally Cat' Custody

Cardinals, St. Louis Group in Spat Over 'Rally Cat' Custody

A custody battle is brewing in St. Louis over the now-famous cat that darted across the field during a Cardinals game against Kansas City. The feral feline who interrupted the Aug. 9 game while the bases were...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 01:50 PM PDT

Pit Bull Advocates Prove Their Dogs Are Lovable

Pit Bull Advocates Prove Their Dogs Are Lovable

Molly stood on a small blanket in a shopping cart. The small pup's tail wagged at near the speed of light as everyone walking by gave her a smile and pat. No one showed worry as they walked by, even though Molly...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 07:01 AM PDT

Clear the Shelters: Watch Live

Clear the Shelters: Watch Live

From coast to coast, animal shelters across the country have partnered with NBC and Telemundo owned stations to host Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption drive on Saturday, Aug. 19. Check in on some of...

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High Wind Advisories Issued Across the Bay Area
High Wind Advisories Issued Across the Bay Area

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San Francisco Honors Late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee
San Francisco Honors Late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

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