Clear the Shelters

Clear the Shelters

Nearly 700 shelters across the country, including the East Bay SPCA and other local rescues, are teaming up with NBC and Telemundo for Clear the Shelters—a nationwide pet adoption drive on Saturday, August 18 with a mission to help find forever homes for animals in need by reducing or waiving adoption fees! More than 50,000 pets nationwide found their forever homes on this day in 2016, including East Bay SPCA’s very own Mickey and Jammer.

Join the East Bay SPCA for a fun day of reduced or waived adoption fees for cats and dogs at both locations (Oakland and Dublin) and help us shatter our goal to clear all of our kennels! Don’t miss this fun-filled event and chance to take home a new furry friend.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

10am – 6pm

8323 Baldwin St., Oakland

4651 Gleason Dr., Dublin

Plus visit with adoptable animals from
Westside Animals for Adoption at our Dublin location!

Use hashtag #ClearTheShelters to follow the effort on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Spanish-language viewers can use the hashtag #DesocuparLosAlbergues.

Big thanks to this year’s sponsors!


Thanks to our media partners!


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Interested in sponsoring this year’s event?

Contact Kimberly Low at

Interested in becoming a media
partner at this year’s event?

Contact Erin McEwan at

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Pay it forward: Shelter animals cost us an average of five times their adoption fees but your donation today will help fund their food, shelter and care.


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Where to Find us


Adoption Center

8323 Baldwin Street
Oakland, CA 94621

Adoption Center Hours
Wednesday - Sunday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Theodore B. Travers
Family Veterinary Clinic

8323 Baldwin Street
Oakland, CA 94621

Veterinary Clinic Hours
Monday - Friday
By appointment only (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Oakland Spay/Neuter Surgery Center

410 Hegenberger Road
Oakland, CA 94621

Surgery Center Hours
Tuesday - Saturday
(by appointment)


Adoption Center & Spay Neuter Clinic

4651 Gleason Drive
Dublin, CA 94568

Adoption Center Hours
Wednesday - Sunday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Spay/Neuter Clinic Hours
By appointment only


GuideStar Platinum Charity

2018 Awards


The East Bay SPCA is a local non-profit that is not affiliated with any national organization. We obtained a four star rating from Charity Navigator and we participate in GuideStar Exchange at the Platinum level. The East Bay SPCA's Tax ID number is 94- 1322202.