Animal Services

Finding Rover app (Source: Animal Services/

Pet Facial Recognition App Helps Reunite Owners With Lost Dog

Thanks to a pet facial recognition app, five people have been reunited with lost pets.


Gigi was rescued from a vacant, filthy home. (Source: Animal Services)

Animal Services Rescues Dog Found Tethered In Filthy Home

A dog, found tethered inside a vacant and filthy home, is being cared for and will hopefully soon have a forever home.


Tanner (Source: CBS4)

42 Chihuahuas Taken From Miami-Dade Home, Up For Adoption

Animal Services officials have removed 42 Chihuahuas who were crowded into a private home in northwest Miami-Dade County.


Finding Rover app (Source: Animal Services/

Animal Services Launches App To Help Find Lost Dogs

Missing man’s best friend? There’s an app for that.


Ziggs (Source: Humane Society)

$5,000 Reward Offered For Info On Injured Dog

A $5,000 reward is being offered to anyone that can help find the person responsible for piercing the hind leg of a two-year-old dog named Ziggs.


4-year-old mauled by dog in Goulds (Source: CBS4)

Dog Seized After Child’s Deadly Mauling Attack Euthanized

One of the dogs, a pit bull that lived in a home where a 4-year-old was mauled to death last week, has been euthanized.


Babette, a female Pit Bull mix, waits to be adopted at the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) in New Orleans, 10 August 2006.  Most of the animals rescued after Hurricane Katrina flooded New Orleans have found their way to new homes across the country, but the city?s only animal shelter which operates out of an old coffee warehouse without air conditioning or drainage is still full of pets awaiting adoption.  AFP PHOTO / Robyn BECK  (Source: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida Boy Dies After Being Mauled By Two Pit Bulls

A 4-year-old boy in the Tampa Bay area has died after being mauled by his uncle’s two pit bulls, authorities said Sunday.


A telethon was held during a Miami Heat game to adopt out animals.  (Source: Miami-Dade Animal Services)

Miami-Dade Pet Adoptions Successful With Help From Miami Heat

Miami-Dade County’s Animal Services Department took a new approach to getting pets adopted this week.


(Source: CBS4)

Pitbulls Found Tied In Southwest Miami-Dade Home

Miami-Dade Police were executing a search warrant in regards to narcotics, but found a group of pitbulls tied up instead.


(Source: Miami-Dade Animal Services)

Thanksgiving Paw Drive To Be Held Monday

The Lokal along with the Miami-Dade County Animal Services will hold its first annual Thanksgiving Paw Drive Monday to collect items for animals at the animal services facility.