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Clear the Shelters: Give a Pet a Loving Home on August 18

NBC Owned Television Stations and Telemundo are teaming up Aug. 18 to host the fourth annual Clear the Shelters

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    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 open their doors in an effort to match loving families with deserving pets.

    Locally, NBC Connecticut and Telemundo Connecticut are teaming up with the Connecticut Humane Society and dozens of animal organizations. Many shelters will offer reduced fees for adoption. Hundreds of pets will be available for adoption. Last year in Connecticut, over 1,100 pets found their forever homes during Clear the Shelters.

    List of 2018 Participating Shelters


    • Berlin: New Britain Animal Control, 642 Christian Lane, 9 a.m to 2 p.m.
    • Bethel: Danbury Animal Welfare Society, 147 Grassy Plain St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
    • Danbury: Trails of Coverage, 39 Smith St., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • East Hartford: Pack Leaders of Connecticut, 1026 Tolland St., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • East Hartford: Protectors of Animals, 144 Main St. 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Groton: Friday's Rescue Foundation, 270 Rogers Rd., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Groton: Groton Animal Control, 68 Groton Long Point St., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Manchester: Save All Dogs Rescue, 120 Hale Rd., 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Middlebury: Brass City Rescue Alliance, 2 Service Rd., 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    • New Haven: Robin I. Kroogman New Haven Animal Shelter, 81 Fournier St., 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • New Milford: Wells Valley Cat Rescue, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Newington: Connecticut Humane Society, 701 Russell Rd., 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    • North Haven: Halfway Home Rescue, 400 Universal Dr., 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    • North Haven: North Haven Animal Control, 38 Terminal Dr., 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Norwich: Compassion for Cats of New London County, 42 Town St., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Orange: Kitty Kat Rescue, 55 Boston Post Rd., 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Pawcatuck: Stonington Animal Rescue Project, 206 Greenhaven Rd., 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • Quaker Hill: Connecticut Humane Society - Waterford, 169 Old Colchester Rd., 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    • Torrington: Kitty Quarters, 1188 New Litchfield St., 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    • West Cornwall: The Little Guild, 285 Sharon-Goshen Turnpike, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Westbrook: Valley Shore Animal Welfare League, 647 Horse Hill Rd., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Windsor: Connecticut Cat Connection, 40 Stevens Mill Rd., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Windsor Locks: Hole in One Animal Rescue, 592 Elm St., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Woodbridge: Woodbridge Regional Animal Control, 135 Bradley Rd., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Woodstock: Paws Cat Shelter, 240 Route 171, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.