SPCA Florida Participates in Clear The Shelters Adoption Event August 17th


Lakeland, FL— SPCA Florida is once again participating in Clear the Shelters Event on Saturday August 17th, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Locations include, SPCA Florida Campus, Orlando Cat Café, and Petco Lakeland.

SPCA Florida will offer a reduced adoption fee at all locations. Cats, kittens and dog’s adoption fees are $40 for this event and two kittens can be adopted for $60.00. All pets are fully vetted, vaccinated and microchipped.  SPCA has a great variety of cats, dogs and kittens in all sizes and colors.


NBC and Telemundo owned stations are teaming up with hundreds of shelters across the country to host the fifth annual Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption drive on Saturday, August 17 to help find loving homes for animals in need. More than 250,000 pets found their forever homes since 2015.


“Clear The Shelters is a summer tradition that communities everywhere look forward to,” said Valari Staab, President, NBC Universal Owned Television Stations. “We’re proud to join with animal shelters and rescues, as well as our affiliate station partners and sponsors, [Cat’s Pride, Hill’s Pet Nutrition and our digital media partner The Dodo] to present this annual event that celebrates animals and helps shelters match families with their new furry best friend,”


Individuals interested in adopting a loving dog or cat will have the opportunity to find their perfect match at a discounted adoption fee.   “This is a great time to adopt one of Polk Counties homeless animals, and in return, receive unconditional love,” said Shelley Thayer, Executive Director.


SPCA Florida is asking for financial, foster, and adoption support. To help, go online at www.spcaflorida.org and donate, foster or check out our available dogs and cats.


About SPCA Florida

Founded in 1979, SPCA Florida is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization headquartered in Lakeland. Dedicated to improving the lives of pets and people in the community, SPCA Florida provides caring, compassion and hope to more than 6,000 homeless animals entering our doors each year. Open to the public, our McClurg Animal Medical Center is a state-of-the-art veterinary facility that heals and helps 50,000 patients annually. Thousands more pets and people are served through our community outreach and education programs.