Humane Society of South Mississippi to host NBCUniversal owned television stations’ fifth annual pet adoption drive – Clear the Shelters™ – on Saturday, August 17

The Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) is hosting NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ fifth annual Clear The Shelters™ pet adoption drive on Saturday, August 17.  On this day, HSSM will offer low cost adoption fees to help local families adopt a new pet. Since 2015, NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ nationwide Clear The Shelters campaign has resulted in more than 250,000 pet adoptions.

“We are so excited to be a part of this national adoption event to find homes for these deserving pets. We will have over 50 pets on-site at the PetSmart in Gulfport and they will all be spayed/neutered and ready to go to their new homes that same day!” Bianca Janik-HSSM Adoption Manager

WHAT:           Humane Society of South Mississippi joins NBCUniversal’s popular pet adoption drive.  On Saturday, August 17 HSSM will steeply reduce pet adoption fees to help families adopt a new pet.

WHEN:          Saturday, August 17 from 10AM to 3PM.

WHERE:        PetSmart 15134 Crossroads Parkway Gulfport, MS 39503

INFO:             Visit to access more information about Clear The Shelters™, including the full list of local participating animal shelters. To access information in Spanish, please visit


ADOPTION: A pet “Adoption Tracker” – posted on – will

TRACKER    record the total number of pets that are adopted across all participating



SOCIAL:       Follow on Twitter @ClearTheShelter. Use the hashtags #ClearTheShelters and #DesocuparLosAlbergues to follow the effort on social media.

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