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Posted on: August 9, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Clear the Shelters Nationwide Pet Adoption Drive

Lincoln County Animal Services will join with WCNC NBC Charlotte to host NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ Clear the Shelters third annual nationwide pet adoption drive on Saturday, August 19th.

On this day, Lincoln County Animal Services will offer waived pet adoption fees as part of the nationwide Clear the Shelters initiative that seeks to help families find and adopt homeless pets. Since 2015, Clear the Shelters has resulted in more than 70,000 pet adoptions nationwide.

When: Saturday, August 19th from 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Where: Lincoln County Animal Services 650 John Howell Memorial Drive
Lincolnton, NC 28092

Cost: Completely fee waived adoptions!!!

Additional Info: Audiences can visit to access more information about Clear the Shelters, including the full list of local participating animal shelters.

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

Use the hashtags #ClearTheShelters and #LoveMyPet to post photos of your favorite pets on your social media networks. Also, follow the effort on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Clear the Shelters-themed Snapchat filters will be activated on August 19th!

For more information about the national pet adoption drive, visit You can also follow the effort on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram by using the hashtags #ClearTheShelters and #LoveMyPet.

To access information in Spanish, please visit: and follow #DesocuparLosAlbergues and #AmoAMiMascota.

Please call LCAS at 704-736-4125 for more information.

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