Wenatchee – Wenatchee Valley Humane Society (WVHS) is teaming up with KING 5 to host NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ fifth annual Clear The Shelters™ pet adoption drive this Saturday, August 17, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m..  For this event, WVHS will offer low cost pet adoption fees to help local families adopt a new pet. Since 2015, NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ nationwide Clear The Shelters campaign has resulted in more than 250,000 pet adoptions. 

“The shelter is full to capacity with wonderful dogs, cats and kittens all waiting for their personal hero to come rescue them.  By helping us clearing the shelter, we have some room to help more animals in need,” explains WVHS Executive Director, Dawn Davies.

WHAT:         Wenatchee Valley Humane Society joins with KING 5 to host NBCUniversal’s popular pet adoption drive.  To help families adopt a new pet, on Saturday, August 17. WVHS will offer half off adult pet adoption fees and feature adopt one kitten, get a second free. WVHS hopes this will help encourage community members to add a new pet to their family.

WHEN:         Saturday, August 17 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m..

WHERE:       1474 S. Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801

INFO:           Visit ClearTheShelters.com to access more information about Clear The Shelters™, including the full list of local participating animal shelters. To access information in Spanish, please visit DesocuparLosAlbergues.com.

About Wenatchee Valley Humane Society

Founded in 1967, the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society is a private, non-profit organization with a mission to serve Chelan and Douglas Counties through education, protection and pet adoptions. WVHS cares for displaced pets, rescues injured and lost animals, investigates animal cruelties, and finds homes for orphaned animals. WVHS engages in a Pets for Life philosophy by providing low cost spay/neuter programs, periodic vaccination clinics, and hosting pet food assistance banks to income-qualified residents throughout its community. By caring for pets and the people who love them, WVHS is creating a humane society in the Wenatchee Valley. If you would like to volunteer, donate, or more information on how you can help, visit wenatcheehumane.org, email wvhs@wenatcheehumane.org or call (509) 662-9577.

About Clear The Shelters

Clear The Shelters™ / Desocupar Los Albergues® is an annual, nationwide pet adoption campaign that is spearheaded by NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, a division of NBCUniversal. Every year, NBCUniversal’s TV stations, plus affiliate stations partner with local animal shelters and rescues in their communities to host Clear The Shelters events. NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ Clear The Shelters campaign was inspired by a 2014 North Texas pet adoption event 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 all across the country to open their homes and hearts to shelter pets, resulting in more than a quarter million pets finding new homes. Visit ClearTheShelters.com / DesocuparLosAlbergues.com for more information. Follow the effort on Twitter @ClearTheShelter, and on social media using the hashtags #ClearTheShelters and #DesocuparLosAlbergues.

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