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Posted on: July 14, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Prince George’s County Animal Services Facility to Host Clear the Shelters Adoption Event

Prince George’s County Animal Services Facility teams up with NBC4 to host second annual pet adoption drive - Clear the Shelters - Saturday, July 23

Largo, Maryland – The Prince George’s County Animal Services Facility is teaming up with NBCUniversal owned television station NBC4 Washington/WRC-TV to host the second annual Clear the Shelters – a nationwide pet adoption drive.

The Animal Services Facility in Upper Marlboro will offer the public reduced fee adoptions ($5 pet license fee) and waived pet spaying and neutering fees on Saturday, July 23, 2016 from 10 AM – 4 PM as part of the Clear the Shelters initiative, which seeks to find new homes for homeless pets.

“We’re very excited to once again participate in this national event and work with NBC4 Washington/WRC-TV to showcase the wonderful pets available for adoption in Prince George’s County. From dogs and cats to fish and snakes, there is a wide range of animals waiting to be welcomed into loving, forever homes,” said Rodney
Taylor, Associate Director, Animal Services Facility.

This year’s Clear the Shelters event comes after last year’s highly successful inaugural effort, which resulted in 56 pets from the Animal Services Facility finding new homes and nearly 20,000 pets nationwide being adopted into new families.

Prince George’s County Animal Services Facility to participate as an official Clear the Shelters partner alongside NBC4 Washington/WRC-TV and offer reduced fee adoptions ($5 license fee) and waived pet spaying and neutering fees.

Saturday, July 23, 2016
10 AM to 4 PM

Prince George's County Animal Services Facility
3750 Brown Station Road
Upper Marlboro
(301) 780-7201

Visit to access more information about Clear the Shelters, including the full list of local participating animal shelters.

Follow us on Twitter (@PGCSprout), Instagram (PGCSprout) and Facebook (PGCDoE), and use hashtags #ClearTheShelters and #DesocuparLosAlbergues to follow the adoption efforts in real time.

For more information, contact:
Lauren A. Kinard, Public Information Officer, Department of the Environment; (301) 883-5957

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