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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 11:02 AM CDT

'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 06:00 PM CDT

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 10:48 AM CDT

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 12:04 PM CDT

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 11:58 AM CDT

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...

Monday, Aug 19, 2019 at 06:31 PM CDT

2019 'Clear the Shelters' a Success

2019 'Clear the Shelters' a Success

Thank you to everyone who helped with a successful 'Clear the Shelters.' NBC 5 and Telemundo Chicago joined forces with dozens of area animal shelters on Saturday to waive adoption fees. NBC 5's LeeAnn...

Sunday, Aug 18, 2019 at 11:13 AM CDT

Clear the Shelters: Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019

Clear the Shelters: Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019

A day after NBC and Telemundo's annual 'Clear the Shelters' event, lots of kittens are still in need of a forever home in the area. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has the details.

Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 at 09:06 PM CDT

'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 11:33 PM CDT

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 12:24 PM CDT

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...

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