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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. 18

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 12:43 PM EDT

Lovey: An Adoption Success Story

Lovey: An Adoption Success Story

The fourth annual Clear the Shelters event, a nationwide pet adoption initiative, will be held Aug. 18, 2018. Plenty of animals are in need of loving homes but one lucky cat named "Lovey" was able...

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 10:01 AM EDT

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. 18. Check in on some of...

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 03:38 PM EDT

Shelter Pups Get Celebrity Treatment at Vanderpump Dogs

Shelter Pups Get Celebrity Treatment at Vanderpump Dogs

Reality TV star Lisa Vanderpump is well-known on the ”Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" for two things: an affinity to all things pink and a soft spot for animals. Her love for her four-legged companions...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 09:33 AM EDT

Go Inside a Cat Café: A 360 VR Experience

Go Inside a Cat Café: A 360 VR Experience

No cats in your home or cat cafés in your city? Do the next best thing - put yourself in "Koneko," a Manhattan-based cat café fostering cats from the Angellico Cat Rescue. You'll have to grab your own cup of...

Sunday, Aug 19, 2018 at 07:55 PM EDT

Va. Couple Thanks Clear the Shelters for Giving Them Their 'Son'

Va. Couple Thanks Clear the Shelters for Giving Them Their 'Son'

At 10 years old, senior dog Odysseus had been living at D.C.'s Humane Rescue Alliance for six months before he struck gold: a new home with a pair of newlyweds. Tammy and Michael Garrett adopted him at last...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 11:06 AM EDT

'Animal Rescue' Couple Facing 44 Animal Cruelty Charges

'Animal Rescue' Couple Facing 44 Animal Cruelty Charges

A New Hampshire couple is facing dozens of animal cruelty charges after police found malnourished horses, dogs, cats, birds and reptiles on their property. Police say Edith Daughen and her husband, Nicholas...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 12:05 AM EDT

Helping Shelter Animals Who Can't Be Adopted

Helping Shelter Animals Who Can't Be Adopted

Our national Clear the Shelters event is this Saturday, and there are some dogs at the NHSPCA that desperately need your help, but they're not up for adoption. Taking home a different pet will have a trickle-d...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 09:26 PM EDT

Dogtographer Helps Shelter Pets Unleash Their Best Features

Dogtographer Helps Shelter Pets Unleash Their Best Features

Kaylee Greer has found a way to do what she loves — and be successful. The 33-year-old North Reading, Massachusetts native is an internationally acclaimed canine photographer, traveling the world shooting dogs...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 12:48 PM EDT

Shelter Dog-Turned-Model Is 'Living His Best Life Ever'

Shelter Dog-Turned-Model Is 'Living His Best Life Ever'

Tuco the Japanese Mastiff mix may be a supermodel on the rise, but his life hasn’t always been glitz and glamour. Tuco’s wags-to-riches story began in Texas at the Arlington Animal Services after he was...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 11:04 AM EDT

Dramatic Video Shows Officers Evacuating Animal Shelter in Wildfire's Path

Dramatic Video Shows Officers Evacuating Animal Shelter in Wildfire's Path

Police body camera video captured the daring rescue of 60 cats and dogs from a Northern California animal shelter threatened by a wildfire. Video footage released by the Vacaville Police Department shows...

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