Clear the Shelters: Full Coverage - NBC10 Boston
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 12:02 PM EDT

'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 07:00 PM EDT

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 11:48 AM EDT

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 01:04 PM EDT

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 12:58 PM EDT

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 09:53 AM EDT
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By Sophie Reardon

Dozens of Amazing Images From Clear the Shelters Day in New England

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Monday, Aug 19, 2019 at 09:43 AM EDT

Clear the Shelters: Hundreds of Pets Adopted in New England

Clear the Shelters: Hundreds of Pets Adopted in New England

Hundreds of people across New England came out Saturday to adopt dogs, cats and more animals that need loving homes in the latest Clear the Shelters drive. NBC10 Boston, Telemundo Boston and necn once again...

Monday, Aug 19, 2019 at 09:47 AM EDT

NHSPCA Clears the Shelter of All Adoptable Dogs

NHSPCA Clears the Shelter of All Adoptable Dogs

It's the first time this has ever happened.

Monday, Aug 19, 2019 at 12:13 PM EDT

Clear the Shelters: Top Moments From Around the Country

Clear the Shelters: Top Moments From Around the Country

See scenes from the fifth annual Clear the Shelters as the initiative culminates across the country.

Monday, Aug 19, 2019 at 11:44 AM EDT

Rescued Pets Have Heartwarming Reaction to Being Adopted

Rescued Pets Have Heartwarming Reaction to Being Adopted

Across the country thousands of animals are finding forever homes. Watch some of these lucky pets as they meet their new families for the very first time.  

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