The big day is here: Today, NBC4 is trying to find pets a new home!
We are part of #ClearTheShelters day, a nationwide push to find homes for pets in need.
Today, adoption fees are being waived at our participating shelters. And we're going to encourage every family that can to help find these animals a forever home.
Below are our participating shelters. Please note that their operating hours may vary; you will need to contact the shelter to check hours before you go.
Bring a photo ID and be ready to fill out adoption paperwork. Renters, remember that you will need to have your landlord's approval for a pet.
And if you adopt today, please SHOW us by sending us a photo of your new addition! Tweet or Instagram @nbcwashington with the hashtag #ClearTheShelters, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Later today, we'll livestream the adoptions from the Washington Humane Society.
Thanks, and today -- let's Clear the Shelters!
Washington Humane Society, 1201 New York Ave NE, Washington, DC and 7319 Georgia Ave NW Washington DC
Washington Animal Rescue League, 71 Oglethorpe St NW, Washington, DC
The Humane Society of Harford County, 2208 Connolly Rd, Fallston, Maryland
Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center, 7315 Muncaster Mill Rd, Derwood, Maryland
Prince George's County Animal Management 3750 Brown Station Rd, Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Humane Society of Charles County 71 Industrial Park Dr., Waldorf, Maryland
SPCA of Anne Arundel County 1815 Bay Ridge Ave., Annapolis, Maryland
Baltimore County Animal Services, 13800 Manor Road, Baldwin Maryland
MD SPCA, 3300 Falls Rd, Baltimore, Maryland
BARCS, 301 Stockholm Street, Baltimore, Maryland
Baltimore Humane Society, 1601 Nicodemus Road, Reisterstown, Maryland
Humane Society of Calvert County 2210 Dalrymple Rd., Sunderland, Maryland
Humane Society of Washington County 13011 Maugansville Rd., Hagerstown, Maryland
Tri-County Animal Shelter 6707 Animal Shelter Rd., Hughesville, Maryland
Fairfax County Animal Shelter 4500 West Ox Rd, Fairfax, Virginia
Animal Welfare League of Arlington 2650 S Arlington Mill Dr, Arlington, Virginia
Animal Welfare League of Alexandria 4101 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, Virginia
Homeward Trails (Fairfax Station) 11116 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station, Virginia
Loudon County Animal Services, 39820 Charles Town Pike, Waterford Virginia
Prince William County Animal Shelter, 14807 Bristow Road, Manassas, Virginia
Humane Society of Warren County 1245 Progress Drive Front Royal, Virginia
SPCA of Winchester, Frederick, and Clarke Counties 111 Featherbed Lane, Winchester, Virginia
City of Manassas Animal Control 10039 Dean Dr, Manassas, Virginia
In West Virginia
Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County 23 Poor Farm Rd, Kearneysville, West Virginia