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Anne Arundel County Animal Care & Control NBCs Fifth Annual - Clear the Shelters TM -Pet Adoption Event Saturday August 17, 2019

Anne Arundel County Animal Care & Control
NBCs Fifth Annual - Clear the Shelters TM -Pet Adoption Event
Saturday August 17, 2019
Anne Arundel County Animal Care & Control is joining in NBCs annual Clear the SheltersTM Pet Adoption event. Animal Care & Control has participated in previous year and is hoping for another successful year. On Saturday, August 17, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Anne Arundel County Animal Care & Control is waiving ALL ADOPTION FEES for qualified adopters for ALL animals in effort to help both adoptive families and animals available for adoption. One of Animal Care & Control’s rescue partners, Tara’s House Animal Rescue, has agreed to honor FREE ADOPTION FEES for the adoption of dogs at Animal Care & Control that are available for adoption through our rescue partners. Nationally, more than 250,000 pets have been adopted through the NBC/Telemundo stations Clear the Shelters TM campaign. 
Anne Arundel County Animal Care & Control is excited to once again take part in an adoption campaign geared toward helping both potential pet owners and homeless animals. We appreciate the additional exposure for needy shelter pets across the Country. Animal Care & Control has participated in this event for several years now. The shelter recognizes the additional advertising from Clear the Shelters TM helps make many new potential adopters more aware of the homeless animals in their community searching for forever homes. 
WHAT: Anne Arundel County Animal Care & Control joins NBC to host the stations popular annual Clear the Shelters TM Pet Adoption Event. On Saturday August 17, 2019 Animal Care & Control will waive adoption fees for all animals to help families adopt pets.
WHEN: Saturday August 17, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: 411 Maxwell Frye Rd. Millersville MD 21108
INFORMATION: Visit to access more information about the pet adoption drive, including a full list of participating shelters. To access the information in Spanish, visit
ADOPTION TRACKER: A pet “Adoption Tracker” – posted on – will record the total number of pets that are adopted across all participating markets.
SOCIAL: Follow on twitter @ClearTheShelter. Use the hashtags #ClearTheShelters and #DesocuparLosAlberques to follow the effort on social media.
Anne Arundel County Animal Care & Control (previously known as Anne Arundel County Animal Control) is an open admission animal shelter. Animal Care & Control is the section of the Anne Arundel County Police Department responsible for upholding public safety, ensuring humane treatment of animals and providing quality and professional public services to the public. The section provides enforcement of animal laws, temporary shelter for lost/homeless animals, adoption services, redemption services, low cost rabies/microchip clinics and much more to improve the lives of people and animals in Anne Arundel County.
Clear the Shelters TM /Desocupar Los Alberques® is an annual, nationwide Pet Adoption campaign that is spearheaded by NBC Universal Owned Television Stations, a division of NBC universal. Every year, NBCUniversal’s TV stations plus affiliate stations partner with local animal shelters and rescues in their communities to host Clear The Shelters event. NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ Clear The Shelters campaign was inspired by a 2014 North Texas pet adoption hosted by NBC 5 / KXAS and Telemundo 39 / KXTX and dozens of area shelters that resulted in the most adopted pets in one day for North Texas. Since 2015 , NBCUniversal Owned Television   Stations’ Clear The Shelters pet adoption campaign has inspired thousands of families across the shelter to open their homes and their heart’s to shelter pets, resulting in more than a quarter million pets finding new homes. Visit /DesocupartLosAlbergues for more information. Follow the effort on twitter @ ClearTheShelter, and on social media using the hastags #ClearTheShelter / #DesocupartLosAlberques. 
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