Visit Bideawee in New York and Westhampton for this national event. Clear the Shelters is a ground-breaking, community-driven initiative which matches deserving animals with loving, permanent homes. Through an unprecedented partnership between the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations (11 NBC stations, 17 Telemundo stations and regional news network NECN) as well as through 400 animal shelters in the United States and Puerto Rico, nearly 20,000 animals found new homes on a single day in 2016. This collaborative and highly effective effort resulted in dozens of animal shelters across the country being completely emptied on a single day, while inspiring communities to open their homes to animals in need. All adoption fees will be waived for this event!