Published On: Sat, Aug 21st, 2021

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 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: 

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 for more information or to see a listing of all animals available for adoption.  For general questions, please call (561) 233-1200.

About the Author

- Robert Weinroth is a 27 year resident of Boca Raton where he is an attorney, businessman, former member of the City Council (where he served for four years) and currently serves as an elected member of the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners. Commissioner Weinroth went to Boston’s Northeastern University where he earned a BSBA in Management. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor at New England School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey and the Supreme Court of the United States. Weinroth served as president and general counsel of Freedom Medical Services Inc, an accredited medical supply company in Boca Raton. FREEDOMED® represented the realization of an entrepreneurial dream. Weinroth, and his wife Pamela operated the company for 16 years, eventually selling the business in 2016. Weinroth takes great pride in his past work as a volunteer Guardian ad Litem for the 15th Judicial Circuit, advocating for the needs of abused and neglected children deemed dependent by the Court. After serving on multiple community boards and committees, Weinroth was elected to the Boca Raton City Council in 2014. During his tenure, he served as CRA Vice-chair and Deputy Mayor and was appointed to a number of county boards including the Boca Raton Airport Authority, the Palm Tran Service Board, the Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency, the Treasure Coast Planning Council and was elected a board member of the Palm Beach County League of Cities. Commissioner Weinroth serves as County Vice-Mayor and has been appointed Chair of the Solid Waste Authority, a board member of the PBC Transportation Planning Agency, and alternate representative on the Treasure Coast Planning Agency and several other county and regional boards. Robert, Pamela and their two dogs, Sierra and Siggy, are proud to call Boca Raton home.

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