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Clear The Shelters

August 1–31, 2023

Adopt a PetSupport the Cause

Before you adopt, make sure you’re ready for the commitment

Use the tools below to prepare for your new friend.

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How much does adopting a pet really cost?

Get an idea of what you’ll need to pay to make sure your pet leads a long and healthy life.

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Learn from other people’s experiences

Check out what others had to say about their adoption experience and how the right pet can make a world of difference.

See Adoption Stories

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Save $5 on your next purchase

Keep your new pet’s nutrition needs uninterrupted.

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Find a shelter near you

Find a participating shelter in your area, and check out these Pet Adoption Tips to make sure you're ready

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Follow us to see adoption stories as they happen.

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Find the right food for your new friend

Every pet has their own unique nutritional needs depending on their age, health needs and more. We’ll help you find a pet food that can help your new companion live a long and happy life.

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Adopt a new look on your computer or phone

Our pet-themed wallpapers are a perfect way to get into the spirit of the event.

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Prepare for your pet’s visit with our checkup checklist.

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Resources for new pet parents

Already adopted? Get to know what to expect for your first year as a pet owner.

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New Dog Guide

Get expert tips for a long and happy life with your new best friend.

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New Cat Guide

These resources can help make your new kitty’s transition a breeze.

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Other ways you can support the cause

If you’re not looking to adopt a pet this year, there are a number of ways you can help your local shelter.

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We’ve partnered with GreaterGood.org to help you donate to the shelter of your choice or to a larger fund for shelters in the future. Either way, you can be sure your money is making a difference.

Donate Here

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Whether it’s walking dogs, taking pictures of new shelter animals or simply helping with laundry, every little bit counts at your local shelter. Call ahead and ask what will help the most!

Find a Shelter Near You

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Buy the bag that gives back

Every purchase of Hill’s food helps feed a shelter pet — so they can be healthy, happy and more adoptable.

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Fostering a dog or cat helps shelters save space while socializing a pet. Look out — you may get attached to your new friend! Luckily, there’s also pet adoption.

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Hill’s Pet Care Center

Visit the Hill’s Pet Center for more info and articles about how you can help your dog or cat stay healthy.

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Prepare for your pet’s visit with our checkup checklist.