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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

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...

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...

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...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 04:00 PM EDT

Doggy DNA: Could Your Bulldog Be Part Chihuahua?

Doggy DNA: Could Your Bulldog Be Part Chihuahua?

If you've ever wanted to know more about your furry family member and where they came from, a dog DNA testing kit could help. When Amanda Olafsoon of Massachusetts adopted her dog Luna, she knew that the pooch...

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 11:47 AM EDT

Help Us #ClearTheShelters Today! Find a Shelter Near You

Help Us #ClearTheShelters Today! Find a Shelter Near You

NBC Connecticut and Telemundo Connecticut are proud to present the 4th annual Clear the Shelters adoption event on Saturday. In this nationwide event, animal shelters and rescue organizations are opening...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 01:01 PM EDT

Full List of CT #ClearTheShelters Locations for Today

Full List of CT #ClearTheShelters Locations for Today

Full list of Clear the Shelter locations in Connecticut for August 19.

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 06:49 AM EDT

Pets With Medical Issues Could Be a Purr-Fect Fit for Your Family

Pets With Medical Issues Could Be a Purr-Fect Fit for Your Family

Clear the Shelters is a great time to find a new family pet. Just like humans, some pets have a history and that history also means they could be a perfect fit for your family.

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...

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