Trending: TODAY Anchors help clear the shelters!

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NBC has declared Saturday, Aug. 15 "Clear the Shelters Day." We’re hosting a nationwide pet adoption initiative with the sole purpose of helping as many animals as possible find their perfect home. The clear the shelters effort will have NBC stations from across the country pairing up with local animal shelters. Viewers looking to welcome a fur baby into the family can go adopt from the participating shelters at reduced costs