New Owners Pose With Pets Nationwide

Thousands of pets were adopted nationwide as part of "Clear the Shelters" day, organized in part by NBC Owned Television Stations and Telemundo.

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A newly-adopted dog poses with its new owner at the Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago, Illinois.
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On August 15, hundreds of shelters across the country took part in a nationwide push to find homes for pets in need. Here, two young boys pose with Huey, their newest family member in Dallas, Texas. Click through to see more photos of newly adopted pets and their families.
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A family poses with their newly-adopted dog, Miss Avery, in Dallas, Texas.
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A man poses with his newly adopted dog in Dallas, Texas.
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Murphy in Dallas, Texas, gets some love from shelter staff before heading home with his new owners.
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Stephanie of Newington, Connecticut found her daughter a forever friend in Stella at Clear the Shelters!
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Pet owner Marisol shows off her new adopted dog, Bobby, in Connecticut.
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Pilar, a playful young pup, found a family today at NBC Connecticut's #ClearTheShelters!
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This is the Conley family of Simsbury, Connecticut. They just adopted a two month old kitty named Zoe at the Cat Connection in Windsor.
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New pet parents find a pup at the Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago, Illinois.
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A newly-adopted dog poses with its new owner at the Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago, Illinois.
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A newly adopted puppy and its new owner in Chicago, Illinois.
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This New England couple had their hearts set on Theodore at the NHSPCA and took him home.
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The Bardash family of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, adopted Abbey in Worcester.
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The Frasier family of Worcester, Massachusetts, adopted a cat named Lima Bean.
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