August 15th is Clear the Shelters Day!!! #CleartheShelters

Tomorrow is a big day at our local South Florida animal shelters!  

August 15, 2015 is officially Clear the Shelters Day!

Both of my furbabies, Sam & Star, came from local South Florida rescue groups.

Many volunteer-led rescue groups work with local shelters, especially when it comes to animals that have been at the shelter for a very long time.  Many of the rescue groups will also tell you to check out your local shelters first when it comes to adopting as those babies are more at-risk for euthanasia:(. 

Follow all the buzz and share your adoption experiences tomorrow on social media with #CleartheShelters or #DesocuparAlbergues or visit the site for more information.
NBC 6 South Florida, Telemundo 51 Miami, and iHeartMedia are teaming up with animal shelters in the South Florida area on a first-of-its-kind pet adoption initiative – Clear the Shelters – on Saturday, August 15, from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.. The Clear the Shelters effort is part of a national initiative spearheaded by the NBC Universal Owned Television Stations division of NBC Universal and pairs local television stations with animal shelters across the country to find new homes for homeless pets. On this national day of action, several animal shelters in the South Florida area will offer no-cost or discounted adoption fees.

Miami-Dade Animal Services
7401 Northwest 74th Street, Miami, FL 33166

Humane Society of Greater Miami
16101 W Dixie Hwy, North Miami Beach, FL 33160

Broward County Animal Care & Adoption
1870 SW 39th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
Humane Society of Broward County
2070 Griffin Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

HSBC Mobile Adoption Site-PETCO
9960 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33434
Upper Keys Humane Society
101617 Overseas Highway, Key Largo, FL 33037

Please remember that if you live in certain counties, an apartment, and/or in a HOA managed development you may be limited as to the size and/or breed of the furry friend you adopt.  Do your research and come to the shelter informed and ready to find your new family member❤️

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