Pictures: Animals Find Fur-Ever Homes During Clear the Shelters

Animals lovers nationwide lined up early for a chance to find the purrfect pet to take home on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, during NBC and Telemundo's Clear the Shelters event.

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Cecilia Jativa McKim
Telemundo 52's Dunia Elvir, NBCLA's Lolita Lopez, Christine Kim and Michael Brownlee pose with a dog up for adoption at the Los Angeles County Animal Shelter in Downey on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. Take a look below at NBC and Telemundo's 2019 "Clear the Shelters" event.
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Cecilia Jativa McKim
Telemundo 52's Dunia Elvir and NBCLA's Michael Brownlee pose with a pup looking for a fur-ever home at the Los Angeles County Animal Shelter in Downey on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019.
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Cecilia Jativa McKim
Lolita Lopez, Dunia Elvir, Christine Kim, Michael Brownlee and others pose for a photo at the Los Angeles County Animal Shelter in Downey on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019.
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Carol Soudah
NBCLA's Adrian Arambulo and Telemundo 52's Dinorah Perez pose with "Knight" and his new owner at the Los Angeles City East Valley Animal Shelter in Van Nuys on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019.
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Carol Soudah
Peaches the pup was adopted on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019.
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Christine Kim
A 6-week-old puppy available for adoption at the Los Angeles County Animal Shelter in Downey.
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OC Animal Care
Russe (#A1594781) and some of her biggest fans hope to find this sweetheart a home during Clear the Shelters on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019.
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Riverside County Department of Animal Services
This pooch was the first Clear the Shelters adoption in Jurupa Valley on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019.
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NBCLA
At the Downey Animal Care Center, Telemundo 52's Dunia Elvir and NBCLA's Christine Kim found a home for a turtle. Mom got teary-eyed talking about how much she loves turtles.
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Cecilia Jativa McKim
Sasha adopted Bruce Wayne from the Downey Animal Care Center on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019.
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Terri Rosales Hernandez
Bruce Wayne and his new owner Sasha pose for a photo at the Downey Animal Care Center along with the NBCLA and Telemundo 52 crews on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019.
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NBCLA
Telemundo 52's Alejandra Ortiz Chagin and NBCLA's Hetty Chang pose with Russe at OC Animal Care during Clear the Shelters on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019.
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Dominique takes his best pal home during Clear the Shelters on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019.
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Hetty Chang
An animal up for adoption at OC Animal Care during Clear the Shelters on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019.
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Hetty Chang
Bunnies were up for adoption at OC Animal Care during Clear the Shelters on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019.
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Alex Vasquez
Riverside resident Thatcher finds his new best friend at the Riverside County Department of Animal Services during Clear the Shelters on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019.
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Robert Kovacik
Milo found a forever home on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, thanks to LA Animal Services in Van Nuys and a wonderful family from Sunland.
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Riverside County Department of Animal Services
Kim Tobin made a new friend at the Riverside County Department of Animal Services' Jurupa Valley shelter location during the Clear the Shelters event on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019.
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Terri Rosales Hernandez
NBCLA's Fritz Coleman and Tiffany pose for a photo at the Pasadena Humane Society on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, where Tiffany adopted Fritz the dachshund.
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Robert Kovacik
Nathan adopted a new furry best friend in Van Nuys during Clear the Shelters on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019.
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