Multiple animals shelters cleared out in adoption event

More than 2,000 pets found their forever home during the Empty the Shelters event.

MICHIGAN, (WPBN/WGTU) -- The annual Empty the Shelters day broke records across Michigan.

The Bissell Pet Foundation reported 2,103 pets were adopted and 16 shelters were completely emptied on Saturday.

The foundation hosts the event and pays the adoption fees at participating shelters.

The event was created to encourage adoptions and get shelter animals in forever homes.

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