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Hill's Pet Nutrition Puts Spotlight On Pet Adoption Through National Support Of NBC And Telemundo Owned Stations' Clear The Shelters Campaign On August 18

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Hill's Pet Nutrition Puts Spotlight On Pet Adoption Through National Support Of NBC And Telemundo Owned Stations' Clear The Shelters Campaign On August 18

Hill's shows its dedication to helping shelter pets find their forever homes this year through influencer partnerships, expanding the efforts of its Food, Shelter & Love program

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NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hill's Pet Nutrition, a global leader in premium pet nutrition, is a proud national sponsor of the fourth annual Clear the Shelters™ pet adoption campaign spearheaded by NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, a division of NBCUniversal.  The month-long campaign culminates on "Clear the Shelters Day" Saturday, August 18 with shelters in over 70 markets across the U.S. and Puerto Rico taking part. More than 150,000 pets have been adopted through NBC and Telemundo owned stations' Clear the Shelters™ campaign since 2015. The campaign returns this year with shelters either reducing or waiving adoption fees to help thousands more pets find their new homes.

As part of the company's sponsorship of NBC and Telemundo owned stations' Clear the Shelters™ 2018 campaign, Hill's will not only encourage pet adoption but will also be providing new pet parents with a few tools to help get their homes pet-ready. Pet food samples, coupons, pet-parenting tips and other supplies will be available at select shelters on "Clear the Shelters Day" August 18, to help pet parents transition their new family member into their home.

In addition to providing supplies, Hill's Pet Nutrition is bringing added awareness to the Clear the Shelters™ campaign, by partnering with local influencers to share their pet experiences and encourage others to adopt a shelter pet this year. From personal pet adoptions, to shelter visits and advice on how to get your home pet-ready, the Hill's partners are helping to bring the pet adoption experience to life, while spreading the word about this incredible day across their blog and social channels. Hill's Pet Nutrition Partners include:

To learn more about Hill's sponsorship of NBC and Telemundo Owned Stations' Clear the Shelters™ effort and its Food, Shelter & Love program, visit HillsCleartheShelters.com. You can also follow the campaign on social media by using the hashtags #HillsTransformingLives and #CleartheShelters. For more information and news about the NBC and Telemundo Owned Stations' Clear the Shelters™ pet adoption campaign and accessing a list of participating shelters and rescues, visit CleartheShelters.com. To access information in Spanish, please visit DesocuparlosAlbergues.com and follow #DesocuparlosAlbergues.

About Hill's Pet Nutrition
Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hill's mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. The right nutrition combined with the devotion of veterinary professionals can transform the lives of pets; and healthier and happier pets can transform the lives of pet parents. Hill's is dedicated to pioneering research and groundbreaking nutrition for dogs and cats based on a scientific understanding of their specific needs. HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold through veterinarians and pet specialty retailers worldwide. For more information about Hill's, our products and our nutritional philosophy, visit us at HillsPet.com, HillsVet.com or Facebook, keywords "Hill's Pet Nutrition."

About NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations
NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations is the division of NBCUniversal that includes 40 NBC and Telemundo local television stations serving 28 markets, a regional news network and their associated websites and digital platforms, as well as a group of out-of-home properties, a production company, an in-house marketing and promotions company and two national multicast networks, COZI TV and TeleXitos. The local stations, which can be viewed in 37 percent of U.S. homes and in Puerto Rico, produce and deliver their local communities compelling and unique local news, real-time weather forecasts, consumer and investigative reports and entertainment programming across all platforms to help keep their English and Spanish-speaking audiences informed anytime and anywhere.

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