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LOOK | How 'Clear the Shelters' shaped out across Northeast Ohio

It's an annual event that helps shelter animals find their fur-ever homes.

CLEVELAND — For the fifth year in a row, WKYC teamed up with other NBC and Telemundo stations for "Clear the Shelters," an initiative to help get pets adopted across the country. 

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And Saturday was the day. Our crews visited some of the 21 local shelters participating in the nationwide initiative.

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Last year, more than 100,000 pets were adopted from over 900 shelters across the country (including nearly 300 in Northeast Ohio alone), with Clear the Shelters as a whole helping more than 250,000 pets find  

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 Check out their photos below.