Clear the Shelters: Pets Find New Homes in Pennsylvania, New Jersey & Delaware

More than 1,400 pets in the Philadelphia region up for adoption found new homes Saturday during the annual Clear the Shelters event. A total of 49 shelters and rescues in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware matched people with the "purfect" pet.

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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Pa. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at ACCT Philly in Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at ACCT Philly in Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at ACCT Philly in Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at ACCT Philly in Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at ACCT Philly in Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at ACCT Philly in Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at ACCT Philly in Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at ACCT Philly in Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at ACCT Philly in Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at ACCT Philly in Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at ACCT Philly in Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at ACCT Philly in Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at ACCT Philly in Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at ACCT Philly in Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at ACCT Philly in Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at ACCT Philly in Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at ACCT Philly in Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at ACCT Philly in Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at ACCT Philly in Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at ACCT Philly in Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at ACCT Philly in Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at ACCT Philly in Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at ACCT Philly in Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at ACCT Philly in Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at PAWS in Northeast Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at PAWS in Northeast Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at PAWS in Northeast Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at PAWS in Northeast Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at PAWS in Northeast Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at PAWS in Northeast Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at PAWS in Northeast Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at PAWS in Northeast Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at PAWS in Northeast Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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Clear the Shelters, Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, at PAWS in Northeast Philadelphia. (NBC10 Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
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NBC10 - Tim Furlong
Hug that furry friend, it's Clear the Shelters Day at the Brandywine SPCA in New Castle, Delaware.
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At the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester, Pennsylvania, families found new furry friends.
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Brandywine SPCA
This couple adopted this 14-year-old pooch from the Brandywine SPCA.
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This family lined up at BVSPCA at 6:30 a.m. to get their new doggie.
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This dog has a new home.
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One of the other furry friends who found a home Saturday at BVSPCA.
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NBC10 - Tim Furlong
The line at the New Castle shelter as people hoped to adopt a new family member without paying the normal fees.
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NBC10 - Tim Furlong
It was a family affair at the New Castle shelter.
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NBC10 - Tim Furlong
Tim Furlong's children even helped the cause.
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NBC10 - Tim Furlong
As Tim says, New Castle has gone to the dogs, including "Meatloaf."
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@BecksCajunCafe
One of the adorable pets up for adoption at the Pennsylvania SPCA in Philadelphia.
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NBC10 - Derrick Cheston
The first adoption of the day at the Providence Animal Center in Media, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
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NBC10 - Derrick Cheston
It wasn't only dogs finding homes in Delco as this cat also found a home.
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NBC10 - Derrick Cheston
Another cat gets a hug in Media, Pennsylvania.
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@vcaoldmarple
Happy new pet owners in Delco.
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NBC10 - Jon Rodriguez
These kids helped a cat find a forever home at the Lehigh County Humane Society in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
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NBC10 - Jon Rodriguez
Another furry friend finding a home in Allentown.
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PSPCA
This cat found a home after being adopted from the Pennsylvania SPCA in Philadelphia.
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PSPCA
Laverne found her Shirley at the PSPCA.
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Gloucester County Animal Shelter
This dog found its new family at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter in Clayton, New Jersey.
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Gloucester County Animal Shelter
Another happy family at Gloucester County Animal Shelter.
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Gloucester County Animal Shelter
And, these folks found a cat at the New Jersey shelter.
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Steven Fisher
Monster Mash needs a pillow. Come take him home.
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Steven Fisher
Looking to get adopted!
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Brandywine Valley SPCA
The West Chester team rocked 141 adoptions! (The 237 is across all 3 campuses.)
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Brandywine Valley SPCA
First Georgetown adoption Scruti!
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Brandywine Valley SPCA
First New Castle adoption, Coraline!
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Brandywine Valley SPCA
Boss shows NBC10's Jessica Boyington what a sweet lapdog he is.
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Brandywine Valley SPCA
Brandywine Valley SPCA alum Lady came to New Castle to find a furry companion.
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NBC10 - Jenna Beck
EASEL Animal Rescue League in Ewing, New Jersey found a home for Nissa.
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NBC10 - Jenna Beck
Little kitten at EASEL meet a family.
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NBC10 - Jenna Beck
Molly up for adoption at EASEL.
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Burlington County Animal Shelter
At the Burlington County Animal Shelter in Westhampton, New Jersey nearly two dozen pets found homes Saturday including this cat.
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Burlington County Animal Shelter
... and this dog.
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Burlington County Animal Shelter
Another furry friend found a home in Burlington County.
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