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106 ANIMALS AT PEGGY ADAMS ANIMAL RESCUE LEAGUE SAVED DURING
SECOND ANNUAL CLEAR THE SHELTERS
PET ADOPTION DRIVE
West Palm Beach, FL – (August 8, 2016) – Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League teamed up with Telemundo 51 to host NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ Clear the Shelters second annual nationwide pet adoption drive on July 23, which resulted in 106 pets adopted from the League that day and over 20,000 pets nationwide found forever homes.
"We are thrilled that 106 of our animals found loving forever homes during the Clear the Shelters second annual nationwide pet adoption drive " said Rich Anderson Executive Director & CEO of Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. "A special thank you to Telemundo 51 and NBC for inviting us to participate in this life-saving event."
The Clear the Shelters second annual nationwide pet adoption campaign was spearheaded by the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations', a division of NBCUniversal and included the participation of more than 50 NBC and Telemundo stations across the United States and Puerto Rico. Sponsored nationally by Petco, VIP Petcare and ASPCA (the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), thousands of families adopted through the Clear the Shelters effort during the month of July, and on Saturday, July 23, families were able to rescue a homeless animal at either no-cost or at a reduced fee. For more information about the national pet adoption drive, visit www.ClearTheShelters.com.
About Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League
The Mission of the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League of the Palm Beaches, Incorporated is to provide shelter to lost, homeless and unwanted animals, to provide spay and neuter and other medical services for companion animals, and to care for, protect, and find quality homes for homeless and neglected companion animals, to advocate animal welfare, community involvement and education to further the bond between people and animals. For more information, visit PeggyAdams.org.
The League is an independent nonprofit animal rescue organization operating continuously since 1925.
Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League’s adoption center is open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For additional information, visit PeggyAdams.org or call 561.686.3663.