Adoption

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Adoption Fees Waived This Weekend At Overcrowded Shelter

In the recent summer months, the number of abandoned pets has spiked so high, the Miami-Dade county animal shelter has waived adoption fees for the weekend in hopes of preventing pets from euthanization.

07/27/2013

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Hundreds Of Pets Hope For New Home At Saturday Adoption Event

Find your new BFF (Best Furry Friend): Miami’s Mega Pet Adoption Event is back.

CBS4–04/05/2013

Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images

A Howlin’ Good Time At Woofstock Music Fair

Thousands of four-legged friends and pet-lovers gathered in the Keys this weekend to enjoy music and support a good cause.

03/17/2013

Emily Cardenas, The Children’s Trust (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida

Local foster children get a real treat, starring in their own photo shoot. A photo shoot designed to help get them a forever family. The Children’s Trust has been placing foster children in Miami for […]

My TV 33–02/25/2013

(CBS4)

Miami Adoptive Mother Struggles With Russian Adoption Ban

They are children kept apart by politics. Last month, the Russian Government halted all adoptions of Russian children by Americans. The stunning and unexpected move has left “would-be-parents” in this country heartbroken, especially since many of these people have already met their Russian children.

CBS4–01/09/2013

A Russian flag featuring Prime Minister Vladimir Putin flies above his supporters as they celebrate Putin's victory as they rally at the central Manezhnaya Square just outside the Kremlin in Moscow, March 5, 2012. Police said that some 15,000 people were taking part in a rally in support of the Russian strongman outside the Kremlin walls. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER NEMENOV (Photo credit: ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Pres. Vladimir Putin Bans U.S. Adoptions Of Russian Kids

President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed a bill banning Americans from adopting Russian children, part of a harsh response to a U.S. law targeting Russians deemed to be human rights violators.

CBS4–12/28/2012

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Adopt A Pet For The Holidays With Help From The Marlins

The Miami Marlins and Miami-Dade County Animal Services have teamed up to help you bring a four legged friend to your home for the holidays.

CBS4–11/27/2012

(Source: CBS4)

How Social Media Is Changing Adoption

We all know social media is a great way to connect with others, but how about connecting future family members? People who want to adopt a child are now “Facebooking”, “tweeting” and “YouTubing” their desire, hoping a birth mother will see their posts and pick them to be parents.

CBS4–10/31/2012

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Business Supplies Free Uniforms To Miami-Dade Students

A local non-profit and a uniform store teamed up Friday to supply Miami adoptive and foster kids with free school uniforms.

CBS Miami–08/04/2012

(Source: Timothy Gleason/ Miami Fire Rescue TRT) This kitten rescued from a Miami storm drain needs a good home.

Firefighters Need Help After Saving Kitten From Death

Miami Fire Rescue did a good deed Sunday morning and has been left with a tiny problem as a result; a tiny, furry problem.

CBS4–05/27/2012

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