KAMR Local 4 is joining several local animal shelters, the Amarillo-Panhandle Humane Society, Dove Creek, and Cindy’s Hope for Precious Paws in Clovis, for the Clear the Shelters animal adoption drive. This is the fifth year for the nationwide effort by NBC and Telemundo stations. The goal is to save lives by encouraging people to adopt pets instead of buying them. During Clear the Shelters on Aug. 17, participating shelters will waive or discount adoption fees as part of the one-day drive.

Company Offers ‘Fur-ternity’ Leave for New Pet Owners

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Connor McCarthy adopted a Goldendoodle named Bentley in May, and wanted to help his puppy settle into his new home. He says he discussed the possibility of making adjustments to his schedule with this supervisor so that he could work and spend time with Bentley. This request lead to a change in the company’s policy, allowing new pet owners to work from home for one week to bond with their “fur-baby.”  KARE’s Adrienne Broadus reports.
 

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