Local animals get adopted during national event


Staff Report



Chauncey Schmidt of Newberry adopted this pit/lab puppy on Saturday.


Lorraine Bradley | The Newberry Observer

Havan Brown, 8, of Pomaria holds Sebastian during the Clear The Shelters event held locally.


Lorraine Bradley | The Newberry Observer

Stephanie Bilger, a broker with Linda Renwick Realty, holds William, who was later adopted.


Lorraine Bradley | The Newberry Observer

Danielle Guy, 6, from Silverstreet snuggles up with her adopted kitty, Isabelle.


Lorraine Bradley | The Newberry Observer

These felines were checking out all of the activity on Saturday.


Lorraine Bradley | The Newberry Observer

Franklin Yoder, 9, of Newberry holds his adopted calico kitten.


Lorraine Bradley | The Newberry Observer

Jennifer and Stefan Bookman from Little Mountain adopted a boxer-mix.


Lorraine Bradley | The Newberry Observer

This trio of puppies took it easy on Saturday while waiting to be adopted.


Lorraine Bradley | The Newberry Observer

Future pet parents wait in line to adopt their next best friend.


Lorraine Bradley | The Newberry Observer

Leslie Jenkins processes adoption papers for new pet parents during Saturday’s Clear The Shelters event held in Newberry.


Lorraine Bradley | The Newberry Observer

Staff Report

Chauncey Schmidt of Newberry adopted this pit/lab puppy on Saturday.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_cleartheshelter02.jpgChauncey Schmidt of Newberry adopted this pit/lab puppy on Saturday. Lorraine Bradley | The Newberry Observer

Havan Brown, 8, of Pomaria holds Sebastian during the Clear The Shelters event held locally.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_cleartheshelter03.jpgHavan Brown, 8, of Pomaria holds Sebastian during the Clear The Shelters event held locally. Lorraine Bradley | The Newberry Observer

Stephanie Bilger, a broker with Linda Renwick Realty, holds William, who was later adopted.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_cleartheshelter04.jpgStephanie Bilger, a broker with Linda Renwick Realty, holds William, who was later adopted. Lorraine Bradley | The Newberry Observer

Danielle Guy, 6, from Silverstreet snuggles up with her adopted kitty, Isabelle.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_cleartheshelter05.jpgDanielle Guy, 6, from Silverstreet snuggles up with her adopted kitty, Isabelle. Lorraine Bradley | The Newberry Observer

These felines were checking out all of the activity on Saturday.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_cleartheshelter06.jpgThese felines were checking out all of the activity on Saturday. Lorraine Bradley | The Newberry Observer

Franklin Yoder, 9, of Newberry holds his adopted calico kitten.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_cleartheshelter07.jpgFranklin Yoder, 9, of Newberry holds his adopted calico kitten. Lorraine Bradley | The Newberry Observer

Jennifer and Stefan Bookman from Little Mountain adopted a boxer-mix.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_cleartheshelter08.jpgJennifer and Stefan Bookman from Little Mountain adopted a boxer-mix. Lorraine Bradley | The Newberry Observer

This trio of puppies took it easy on Saturday while waiting to be adopted.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_cleartheshelter09.jpgThis trio of puppies took it easy on Saturday while waiting to be adopted. Lorraine Bradley | The Newberry Observer

Future pet parents wait in line to adopt their next best friend.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_cleartheshelter01.jpgFuture pet parents wait in line to adopt their next best friend. Lorraine Bradley | The Newberry Observer

Leslie Jenkins processes adoption papers for new pet parents during Saturday’s Clear The Shelters event held in Newberry.
http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_cleartheshelter10.jpgLeslie Jenkins processes adoption papers for new pet parents during Saturday’s Clear The Shelters event held in Newberry. Lorraine Bradley | The Newberry Observer

NEWBERRY COUNTY — Hundreds of animal shelters across the country participated in Clear The Shelters event on July 23, including Newberry County Animal Care and Control.

Adoptions included 11 dogs and eight cats. The adoptions included puppies and kittens.

In 2015, almost 20,000 pets found their forever homes nationwide during the Clear The Shelters event.

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