(WFXR) — Homeless dogs and cats around the country are looking for safe and loving owners! The BISSELL Pet Foundation and Dogtopia are partnering for a nationwide ‘Empty the Shelters’ event.

From May 1st through the 15th, over 350 participating shelters in more than 45 states are hoping their furry residents will find forever homes with you. During this two-week campaign, adoption fees will be reduced to $50 or less!

Here is a list of participating shelters in the central and southwest Virginia areas:

Are you worried about finding a location nearby? View this interactive map to view all participating shelters across the country!

If you’re not looking to adopt at this time, you can still contribute by donating to local shelters.

As the nation’s largest funded adoption event, ‘Empty the Shelters’ has helped nearly 140,000 pets find loving homes with an average of 1,000 pets adopted per day during quarterly national events.”

BISSELL Pet Foundation