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Clear the Shelters Pet Adoption Drive

DALLAS, NC – (August 12, 2019) – Gaston County Animal Shelter today announced it is teaming up with WCNC to host NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ fifth annual Clear The Shelters™ pet adoption drive on Saturday, August 17.  On this day, Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement will offer low cost or waived 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. 

Looking for a new family member? Come to the Gaston County Animal Shelter on Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 11 am to 2 pm to find your next furry family member. Remember to bring a carrier, collar and leash!

WHAT:           Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement to participate as an official Clear the Shelters partner alongside WCNC NBC Charlotte.  Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement will offer low cost pet adoption fees to help families find and adopt a new pet.

WHEN:           Saturday, August 17 from 11 AM to 2 PM.

WHERE:        220 Leisure Lane, Dallas NC 28034

INFO:              Visit ClearTheShelters.com or wcnc.com/cleartheshelters 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.

ADOPTION TRACKER:   A real-time pet “Adoption Tracker” – posted on ClearTheShelters.com – will record the total number of pets that are adopted across all participating markets.

SOCIAL:         Follow on Twitter @ClearTheShelter. Use the hashtags #ClearTheShelters and #DesocuparLosAlbergues to follow the effort on social media.

For more information about the national pet adoption drive, visit ClearTheShelters.com. You can also follow the effort on Twitter #ClearTheShelters.  To access information in Spanish, please visit #DesocuparLosAlbergues.