Pet adoption events this weekend in the DC area – NBC4 Washington


Clear the Shelters, NBC4 and Telemundo 44’s annual animal adoption event, runs throughout August.

This weekend, many animal shelters and shelters are giving you the chance to meet a new furry friend in person.

Many animal shelters have waived adoption fees in hopes of finding loving homes for each animal.

Here are details of some personal adoption events in DC, Maryland and Virginia.

Washington DC Complete the Animal Shelter event

Humane Rescue Alliance, Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 71 Oglethorpe St NW Washington, DC

Maryland Clear the Shelters Events

Anne Arundel County Animal Care & Control: Sunday, August 28, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 411 Maxwell Frye Road, Millersville, Maryland

Humane Society of Carroll County: Saturday, August 27, 1-7 p.m. at PetSmart in Frederick, Maryland (5401 Urbana Pike, Frederick, Maryland)

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue: Sunday, August 28, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at PetSmart in Silver Spring, Maryland (12020 Cherry Hill Road)

Virginia Clear the Shelters Events

Homeward Trails: Saturday, August 27 and Sunday, August 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Homeward Trails Adoption Center (11116 Fairfax Station Rd, Fairfax Station, Virginia)

Last Chance Animal Rescue: Saturday, August 27, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., at PetSmart in Alexandria, Virginia (3351 Richmond Highway)

Loudoun County Animal Services: Saturday, August 27, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., 42225 Adoption Drive, Leesburg

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue: Saturday, August 27, 12-2pm at PetSmart in Alexandria, Virginia (3351 Richmond Highway)

To learn more about Clear The Shelters 2022 and to search for adoptable pets in your area, visit You can also donate to your local animal shelters and rescue groups by visiting


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