Clear The Shelters

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Clear The Shelters

Clear The Shelters

WBRE-TV joins NBCUniversal owned television stations Clear the Shelters™ pet adoption campaign for the entire month of August

WBRE-TV along with animal shelters and rescues from Northeast & Central Pennsylvania will host the popular month-long event in August for local communities’ organizations will offer low cost or waived adoption fees

WBRE-TV today has joined NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ Clear the Shelters™ nationwide pet adoption campaign. Launching August 1st and culminating with Clear The Shelters Day Friday, August 28th, the pet adoption drive will include the participation of local animal shelters/rescues. On August 28, participating organizations will offer low cost or waived pet adoption fees to help families adopt a pet.

Eyewitness News and NBC Universal have partnered to produce a 60-minute special highlighting the importance of finding forever homes for shelter animals. The first half hour of the special NBC’s “Clear The Shelters” will run at 7:00PM will spotlight the amazing adoptive families, unsung heroes who work at the shelters and of course, adorable pets who are being welcomed into new homes.

The second half hour WBRE-TV’s “Finding a Forever Home” at 7:30PM will be hosted by Eyewitness News morning anchors, Chris Langlois and Kelly Byrne and will highlight the efforts here in Northeast and Central Pennsylvania to find homes for animals.

From older dogs to kittens to rabbits to birds, NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ Clear The Shelters campaign has inspired local communities to take action and open their homes to pets in need. Since 2015, more than 411,292 pets have been adopted.

For more information, visit ClearTheShelters.com. You can also follow the effort on Twitter @Clear The Shelter, and on social media using the hashtags #ClearTheShelters and #DesocuparLosAlbergues.

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Applications to adopt puppies rescued from a suspected hoarding situation in the city of Orange will be accepted by OC Animal Care beginning Tuesday, the Orange County Board of Supervisors said.

Organizers said the public had been inquiring about the adoption process for the Shih Tzus that were rescued from a filthy home in an affluent neighborhood back in May. One hundred and forty dogs were recovered and are currently being cared for at OC Animal Care. Approximately 50 of them have received clearance for adoption.

“It is our goal to place every dog into a loving home,” said Orange County Chairwoman Lisa Bartlett, Fifth District Supervisor in a press release. “We are incredibly proud of our team at OC Animal Care, which pulled together to provide care for these dogs on such short notice, and we’re greatly touched by the generosity and support from our community.”

Those interested in adopting one of the dogs will need to complete an online survey that explains the adoption process before filling out an adoption form. OC Animal Care staff said applications will be reviewed immediately to match potential adopters and a puppy.

The dogs involved in the hoarding case are subject to full adoption fees. The other dogs are expected to be released for adoption at a later time.

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