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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

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...

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...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 06:36 AM EDT
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By Cailyn Blonstein

Kitten Rescued From Engine Compartment of Vehicle in Seymour

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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...

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.

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 07:32 AM EDT

Golden Retriever Forms Special Bond With Neglected Mini Rescue Horse

Golden Retriever Forms Special Bond With Neglected Mini Rescue Horse

an equine rescue in North Carolina where she particularly loves the miniature ponies because she can reach them easier. When Sammi the horse arrived at the...">Molly the 3-year-old golden retriever lives at an equine rescue in North Carolina where she particularly loves the miniature ponies because she can reach them easier. When Sammi the horse arrived at the...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 05:49 PM EDT

Maine Family Adopts Foster Dog That Captured Their Hearts

Maine Family Adopts Foster Dog That Captured Their Hearts

From "foster failure" to adoption success story, one family in Maine can't imagine its home without its furry friend. Last summer, Janice Ribeiro and her son, Sam, started feeling like they were ready to have a...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 02:32 PM EDT

Helping Older Animals Find Their Forever Homes

Helping Older Animals Find Their Forever Homes

People often think of kittens and puppies up for adoption, still animals of all ages and circumstances can make for a perfect pet.

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch For Parts of Connecticut
Severe Thunderstorm Watch For Parts of Connecticut

A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect for parts of Connecticut.

Officials ID Men Arrested in Connection to K2 Investigation
Officials ID Men Arrested in Connection to K2 Investigation

The synthetic drug K2 suspected to have caused more than 100 overdoses in the New Haven area between Tuesday night and Thursday was contaminated with another synthetic drug called fubinaca, police said...

Wolcott Police Department Tackles Lip Sync Challenge
Wolcott Police Department Tackles Lip Sync Challenge

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New Britain's Manafort Street Sign Squabble
New Britain's Manafort Street Sign Squabble

As jurors deliberate over fraud charges against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, back in his hometown of New Britain it’s a street sign inscribed with the Manafort name that’s the talk of the town.

Former Security Chiefs Blast Trump for Yanking Clearance
Former Security Chiefs Blast Trump for Yanking Clearance

Former U.S. security officials issued scathing rebukes to President Donald Trump on Thursday, admonishing him for yanking a top former spy chief's security clearance in what they cast as an act of political...

Clear the Shelters: Find Shelter Near You For Aug. 18 Event
Clear the Shelters: Find Shelter Near You For Aug. 18 Event

NBC Connecticut and Telemundo Connecticut are proud to present the 4th annual Clear the Shelters adoption event on Saturday, August 18. In this nationwide event, animal shelters and rescue organizations will...