Clear the Shelters

There’s a good chance your local animal shelter or humane society is overcrowded with animals that need to find their forever families. That’s why we’re teaming up with NBC’s Clear The Shelter initiative. We are highlighting five different Humane Society organizations in the Local 6 area to try to encourage you to adopt a local animal. We will show you the unique challenges each organization faces and how you can get involved by adopting and/or volunteering to help animals.

We have a list below of the local shelters taking part.

These organizations will hold Adoption Day events July 23rd  to try to clear their shelters. 

Wright-Way Rescue

8459 Old Hwy 13

Murphysboro, IL 62966

618-208-1509

http://wright-wayrescue.org/

Humane Society of Marshall County

6301 US-68

Benton, KY 42025

(270) 354-8738

http://www.humanesocietyofmarshallcounty.org/

Humane Society Of Southeast Missouri

2536 Boutin Dr,

Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

573-334-5837

http://www.semopets.org/

Calloway County Humane Society

81 Shelter Ln.

Murray, KY 42071

http://www.forthepets.org/

Project Hope Humane Society

1698 W 10th St,

Metropolis, IL 

(618) 524-8939

http://www.projecthopeanimalshelter.com/

Flanary Veterinary Clinic in Reidland has also offered free services to those who adopt pets during the weekend’s Clear the Shelters event.

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