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Potter League for Animals today announced it is participating in Clear the Shelters™ pet adoption drive on Saturday, August 17.

On this day, the Potter League will offer half priced adoption fees for adult dogs and cats and puppies and kittens adoption fees will be 25% off to help local families adopt a new pet. Since 2015, NBC and Telemundo stations’ nationwide Clear the Shelters™ campaign has resulted in more than 250,000 pet adoptions.

“Our goal is for all the animals in the shelter to wake up Sunday morning in a home. Thanks to our great staff, volunteers, and support from the community and Hills Pet Nutrition, we know it can happen.” Brad Shear, Executive Director, Potter League for Animals in a media advisory.

WHAT:  Potter League for Animals to participate as an official Clear the Shelters™. On Saturday, August 17 Potter League for Animals will reduce pet adoption fees to help families adopt a new pet.

WHEN: Saturday, August 17 from 10 AM to 5 PM.

WHERE: 87 Oliphant Lane Middletown, RI 02842

INFO:  Visit to access more information about Clear the Shelters™.

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

SOCIAL: Use the hashtags #CleartheShelters and #potterleaguects19 to follow the effort on social media.  

Clear the Shelters™ is an initiative spearheaded by NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, a division of NBCUniversal. Clear the Shelters™ is sponsored nationally by Cat’s Pride and Hill’s Pet Nutrition.

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