Clear the Shelters Event

Clear the Shelters 2021

August 23 through September 18 

Clear the Shelters, a national pet adoption event, returns August 23 to the North Richland Hills Animal Adoption & Rescue Center located at 7301 Iron Horse Boulevard.  North Richland Hills will be one of several dozen North Texas animal shelters participating in this year’s month-long event.

From August 23 to September 18, animal lovers can visit the Animal Adoption and Rescue Center to adopt a pet for free.  All pet adoption fees will be waived during the Clear the Shelters campaign. 

Pet adoptions include:

  • Surgical spay or neutering
  • Microchip for identification
  • Rabies and Core Vaccinations
  • Heartworm testing for pets that are of age
  • Wormer for pets under 3 months of age
  • One year city registration tag for pets that will live in North Richland Hills

Shelter pets available for adoption can viewed online or in person at the North Richland Hills Animal Adoption and Rescue Center during the following hours: 

  • Monday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; 
  • Tuesday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; 
  • Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

If you are planning to adopt a cat or kitten, please bring a carrier with you. A letter from your landlord on company letterhead stating you can have a pet is required for all renters.

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