Photos: DC-Area Pets Find Their Forever Homes During Clear the Shelters 2017

Shelters across the country waive adoption fees for Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption drive. These photos show scenes from 2017's event at shelters across the D.C. area. (Share yours @nbcwashington or email them to isee@nbcwashington.com.)

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Maxamillion was the first pet adopted from the Baltimore Humane Society on Saturday.
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Humane Rescue Alliance
Blossom is headed off to her new home!
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@AWLAArlington, Animal Welfare League of Arlington
This gentleman drove all the way from Pennsylvania to adopt 9-year-old Pookie today! #CleartheShelters
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@PGCSprout, Prince George's County Department of the Environment
Bearded dragons are available for adoption from Prince George's County Animal Services.
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@BunnyFromBmore
Puppy kisses! These babies will surely find families today as @nbcwashington helps
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@_heatherohara, NBC4
It's a beautiful day to #CleartheShelters! Let's do this, Washington! #working4you
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@_heatherohara, NBC4
Meet Hugo. He's deaf. And beautiful. And needs a home. Come to #CleartheShelters @HumaneRescue
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@_heatherohara, NBC4
#teamhugo
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@_heatherohara, NBC4
This is Soupie. He has great style and knows it. #CleartheShelters @HumaneRescue
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@_heatherohara, NBC4
Meet Queen. How could you resist this face?! #royalty #CleartheShelters
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@fairfaxanimals
#CleartheShelters is happening!!! We’re ready to find ALL our awesome pets forever homes today!!
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@_heatherohara, NBC4
Marco's headed to his furever home! #CleartheShelters @HumaneRescue
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@_heatherohara, NBC4
First cat adoption @HumaneRescue! Check out the red carpet. #CleartheShelters #meetmyhuman
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@HumaneRescue
Help us #ClearTheShelters with @nbcwashington TODAY from 10-5PM! #AdoptHRA
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@idolproff
@nbcwashington #CleartheShelters line at adoption center in Gaithersburg.
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@PGCSprout, Prince George's County Department of the Environment
Albert is going home! #ClearTheShelters
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@AWLAArlington, Animal Welfare League of Arlington
Our first adoptions (!!!) of the day are our SEVEN @Nationals mice! @nbcwashington #CleartheShelters
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@amhindc
We've been so lucky to adopt Tida from @HumaneRescue last year!
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@PGCSprout, Prince George's County Department of the Environment
Now these 2... ARE ADORBS!!!
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@PGCSprout, Prince George's County Department of the Environment
Now these 2... ARE ADORBS!!!
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