For the second consecutive year, the Irvine Animal Care Center is participating in Clear the Shelters, a nationwide adoption event hosted locally by NBC4 and Telemundo52. On July 23 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., all adoptions will be just $20.
Clear the Shelters was created in part to raise awareness about the benefits of adopting from a local shelter. Last year’s event was the largest single-day pet adoption drive in Southern California, according to NBC4, with some 2,500 animals adopted in Los Angeles, Ventura, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. Nationwide, nearly 20,000 pets were adopted from 400 shelters. Continue reading