Help Clear the Shelters at Life-Saving Community Event
By Robert S Weinroth
Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control has joined NBCUniversal Local’s Clear the Shelters™ 2021 pet adoption campaign. This is the seventh consecutive year that NBC and Telemundo-owned stations have presented their popular pet adoption campaign to communities nationwide in partnership with affiliate stations and shelters/rescues. Since 2015, NBCUniversal Local’s Clear the Shelters campaign has helped more than half a million pets find new homes. Visit ClearTheShelters.com for more information.
Mark your calendars for August 23 through September 19 for Name Your Price pet adoptions; pets age 6 years and older are free to adopt. Whether looking for a dog or cat, rabbit or pig, your new best friend is waiting for you! Newly adopted pets will be spayed/neutered, microchipped, current on vaccinations, and come with a free goodie bag courtesy of Hill’s Science Diet as well as a free rabies shot and county tag.
The following local adoption centers will also be participating in this life-saving event and offering various adoption promotions:
- Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League peggyadams.org
- Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic & Ranch furryfriendsadoption.org
- RU4ME Rescue ru4mepetrescue.rescuegroups.org
- Forgotten Felines of Florida Inc. helpthecats.com
- Adopt A Cat Foundation Inc. adoptacatfoundation.org
- Kibblez of Love kol-fl.org
Save a life and opt to adopt! Animal Care and Control is located at 7100 Belvedere Rd West Palm Beach, 33411. Adoption Center hours are: Monday – Friday, 11AM – 6PM; Saturday, 10AM – 5PM; Sunday, 11AM – 4PM
Animal Care and Control will be closed in observance of Labor Day on Sept. 6, 2021)
Visit pbcgov.com/snap for more information or to see a listing of all animals available for adoption. For general questions, please call (561) 233-1200.