Animal Services

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.

03/20/2015

Finding Rover app (Source: Animal Services/ YouTube.com)

Animal Services Launches App To Help Find Lost Dogs

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

03/18/2015

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.

12/22/2014

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.

08/19/2014

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.

07/20/2014

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.

04/04/2014

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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.

01/21/2014

(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.

11/24/2013

80 dogs were rescued from filthy conditions. (Source: Miami-Dade Animal Services)

Animal Services Rescues 80 Dogs Living In Filth

A total of 80 dogs, said to be living in filthy cages, were rescued early Tuesday morning by Miami-Dade County Animal Services.

09/10/2013

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Man Kills Pit Bull To Thwart Attack

A sixty-eight-year-old Hialeah man says he was forced to stab a Pit Bull mix who was attacking him and his cat inside his home because, “I could have been killed if I didn’t do it.”

CBS4–05/21/2013

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