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New York Stations Help Find Homes for Shelter Animals

Topic: Animal Protection
Posted on 8/15/2015

NBC owned-and-operated WNBC-TV and Telemundo’s WNJU-TV New York teamed up with more than 30 animal shelters in the tri-state area on August 15 for a first-of-its-kind pet adoption initiative – “Clear the Shelters”/”Desocupar Los Albergues.” The effort was part of a national initiative spearheaded by the NBCUniversal owned television stations where local television stations partnered with animal shelters across the country to find new homes for homeless pets. Participating shelters waived adoptions fees. As a result of the stations efforts, more than one thousand animals were adopted in one day.

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