The dog days of summer are here and as the mercury rises, so does the spirits of shelter animals around the country.
That's because Clear the Shelters is back. NBC and Telemundo stations' are teaming up with shelters nationwide on Aug. 17 for the fifth annual animal adoption drive.
More than 1,400 shelters and rescues have already registered to participate in this year's campaign.
"Clear The Shelters is a summer tradition that communities everywhere look forward to," said Valari Staab, President, NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations. "We’re proud to join with animal shelters and rescues, as well as our affiliate station partners and sponsors, [Cat's Pride, Hill's Pet Nutrition and our digital media partner The Dodo] to present this annual event that celebrates animals and helps shelters match families with their new furry best friend,”
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