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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 Aug. 17

Friday, Aug 23, 2019 at 09:02 AM PDT

'Big Boned' 26-Pound Cat Up for Adoption at Philly Shelter

'Big Boned' 26-Pound Cat Up for Adoption at Philly Shelter

Chonk. Jumbo-sized. Genuinely big boned. These are only a few of the terms that were used to describe a humongous cat that’s up for adoption at a Philadelphia animal shelter.

Friday, Aug 23, 2019 at 04:00 PM PDT

NY Woman Reunited With Missing Cat After 11 Years

NY Woman Reunited With Missing Cat After 11 Years

This reunion between a Dutchess County woman and her pet was 11 years in the making − and it took years of dedication from a SPCA staff member to make it happen.

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 08:48 AM PDT

Doggy Con: a Pop Culture Convention for Canine Fanatics

Doggy Con: a Pop Culture Convention for Canine Fanatics

Atlanta's scorching August heat didn't stop Megan Nelson from slipping on a long faux fur coat and dressing up like Cruella de Vil for her first Doggy Con convention, a pet event for costumed canines inspired by...

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 10:04 AM PDT

Kelly Clarkson to Host Clear the Shelters TV Special

Kelly Clarkson to Host Clear the Shelters TV Special

Grammy award-winning artist Kelly Clarkson will host this year's Clear the Shelters special, a 30-minute show recapping the NBC and Telemundo stations annual pet adoption drive. The program will air on NBC...

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 09:58 AM PDT

Conn. Shelter Finds Forever Homes for All But One Cat

Conn. Shelter Finds Forever Homes for All But One Cat

The NBC and Telemundo stations' Clear the Shelters event over the weekend was a huge success, with more than 118,000 pets adopted from over 2,000 participating shelters nationwide. In Connecticut, 29 shelters...

Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 at 07:06 PM PDT

'Instant Love': Shelters Cleared as Pets Find Forever Homes

'Instant Love': Shelters Cleared as Pets Find Forever Homes

Clear the Shelters, the fifth annual pet adoption drive sponsored by NBC and Telemundo stations, culminated Saturday with more than 2,000 shelters participating in dozens of communities across the country....

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 07:15 PM PDT

Clear the Shelters All Over the Bay

Clear the Shelters All Over the Bay

It's that time of year again where you can make a difference by helping animals find their fourever homes. We hope you'll join us for our annual Clear the Shelters pet adoption event on Saturday, Aug. 17, taking...

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 09:33 PM PDT

Cat Overlooked in 2018 Clear the Shelters Still Needs Home

Cat Overlooked in 2018 Clear the Shelters Still Needs Home

A Chicago-area shelter is hoping to find a home for a beloved cat, the only animal to ever be featured in two Clear the Shelters events at the facility.

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 10:24 AM PDT

Greater Good: LA Shelter's Oldest Resident Gets Kennel Makeover

Greater Good: LA Shelter's Oldest Resident Gets Kennel Makeover

Lili is the longest resident dog at Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center, the tummy-rub-loving white bulldog mix has been waiting for her fur-ever home for 6 years. The shelter was surprised with $10,000 on Tuesday...

Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 at 10:29 PM PDT

NBC Bay Area and Telemundo 48 Team Up to Clear the Shelters

NBC Bay Area and Telemundo 48 Team Up to Clear the Shelters

NBC Bay Area and Telemundo 48 are teaming up to Clear the Shelters. It's our annual push to find hundreds of animals their forever homes.

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