"Clear the Shelters" takes place in D.C. from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on August 18 at the Humane Rescue Alliance's shelters at 1201 New York Avenue NE and 71 Oglethorpe Street NW. Seehere for a full list of participating shelters.
Regular adoption fees at HRAfor dogs and cats range from $25-$250 depending on their age. For small animals including birds, rabbits, and guinea pigs, fees range from $10-45.
While HRA occasionally offers discounted days, it is rare that they waive fees entirely (take note that at this event, new pup parents will still have pay $15 for a mandatory dog license, and there are also charges for cat carriers and e-collars for those who need them.)
Here's one of their sweetest success stories from last year's event: