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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 July 23

Saturday, Aug 26, 2017 at 03:34 PM EDT

Dog Rescued From Cliff at West Rock Ridge State Park

Dog Rescued From Cliff at West Rock Ridge State Park

Crews from several agencies helped rescue a dog trapped on a cliff in West Rock State Park on Saturday.

Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 at 10:36 AM EDT
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By Brad Luck

Pets Adopted at Clear The Shelters 2017

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  • austin and mikka
  • Sampson adopted
  • cogsworth
Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 06:39 PM EDT

Having a 'Breed Reveal Party' for Your Rescue Dog

Having a 'Breed Reveal Party' for Your Rescue Dog

Did you rescue a pet at Clear the Shelters this weekend? How about having a breed reveal party? My husband and I adopted our pup, Rosie, after working Clear the Shelters last year. We adore her and people are...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 05:51 PM EDT

Man Who Adopted Dog With Heart Murmur: I Have One Too!

Man Who Adopted Dog With Heart Murmur: I Have One Too!

Each of the more than 47,000 pets adopted as part of this year's Clear the Shelters event has a special story, and this is no exception. A man named John arrived at the Bergen County Animal Shelter in New...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 03:09 PM EDT

Clear the Shelters Kitty Cam

Clear the Shelters Kitty Cam

Check out our NBC Connecticut Clear the Shelters Kitty Cam at the Connecticut Humane Society in Newington.

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 01:52 PM EDT

Chelsea Handler: 'Please Go Rescue a Dog'

Chelsea Handler: 'Please Go Rescue a Dog'

Comedian Chelsea Handler made an emotional plea Saturday, urging people across the country to “please go rescue a dog.” The talk show host, who was forced last week to put down her beloved rescue dog Tammy,...

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.

Friday, Aug 4, 2017 at 02:01 PM EDT

Find a Participating Shelter Near You

Find a Participating Shelter Near You

NBC Owned Television Stations and Telemundo are teaming up Aug. 19, 2017 to host the second annual Clear the Shelters event, a nationwide pet adoption initiative that aims to find loving homes for animals in...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 08:55 PM EDT

Clear the Shelters: More Than 60K Pets Adopted Across the US

Clear the Shelters: More Than 60K Pets Adopted Across the US

Clear the Shelters, the third annual pet adoption drive sponsored by the NBC- and Telemundo-owned television stations, culminated Saturday with more than 900 shelters participating in 76 communities across...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 01:57 PM EDT
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By Brad Luck

Sights From Clear The Shelters 2017

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  • happiness adoption
  • having fun during CTS
  • Darren and Bentley
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Multiple People Rescued From House Fire in Enfield
Multiple People Rescued From House Fire in Enfield

Firefighters rescued multiple people from a house fire in Enfield Friday morning. Officials said just before 2 a.m. flames broke out at 11 Windsor Street on the second floor back porch of the two-fami...

Shoppers Hit the Malls for Black Friday Deals
Shoppers Hit the Malls for Black Friday Deals

While more Americans than ever before have indicated they’ll let their fingertips do the shopping online this year, many people still waited in line yesterday to grab a good deal.

Terryville Deli Provides Thanksgiving Meal for Those in Need
Terryville Deli Provides Thanksgiving Meal for Those in Need

Thanksgiving can be especially difficult for those who don’t know where their next hot meal will come from.

Vote in the New Haven Tree Lighting Choral Contest
Vote in the New Haven Tree Lighting Choral Contest

NBC CT is looking for a children's choir to perform live on the New Haven Green at the city's tree lighting ceremony on Nov. 30. Vote now for your favorite chorus.

At Least 184 Killed, 125 Injured in Egypt Mosque Attack
At Least 184 Killed, 125 Injured in Egypt Mosque Attack

At least 184 people were killed when gunmen opened fire and bombed a mosque in Egypt's volatile Sinai Peninsula on Friday, state media reported. Some 125 more were injured in the attack — one of the deadliest in...

Salvation Army Delivers Holiday Meals Across Hartford Area
Salvation Army Delivers Holiday Meals Across Hartford Area

Nearly 1,000 residents in the Greater Hartford area enjoyed a hot Thanksgiving meal delivered to their home thanks to the Salvation Army.