Clear the Shelters of Rhode Island this Saturday

With your help, Rhode Island’s shelter animals will find furrever homes.

Photo by Ashley Timms from the Potter League for Animals Facebook Page

The Potter League for Animals in Middletown will participate in this years “Clear the Shelters” event on Saturday, Aug. 18., in partnership with WJAR NBC 10. During this pet adoption drive, adult dogs and cats can be adopted for 50 percent off while puppies and kittens can be adopted for 25 percent off.

Since 2015, NBC and Telemundo stations’ nationwide Clear the Shelters campaign has resulted in 161,962 pet adoptions. Aditional participating shelters in Rhode Island besides Potter League include: East Greenwich Animal Protection League, Pet Refuge in North Kingstown, the Pawtucket Animal Shelter, Rhode Island SPCA in Riverside, the Providence Animal Rescue League and the Glocester Animal Shelter.

“Our goal is for all the animals in the shelter to wake up Sunday morning in a home,” says Brad Shear, Executive Director at the Potter League for Animals. “Thanks to our great staff, volunteers and support from our community and Hills Pet Nutrition, we think it can happen.”

The event will take place from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and ice cream and fun giveaways will be provided. For additional information or for a list of shelters near you, click here.

87 Oliphant Ln., Middletown, 846-8276, 



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