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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

(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.

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

(Source: CBS4)

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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Family, Dog Reunited After Dog Lost For Seven Years

It was a happy reunion for a family and their dog they lost seven years ago.

CBS4–11/16/2012

A lone bugler plays Taps during a wreath laying ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial commemorating Veterans Day 11 November  2005 on the National Mall in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Animal Services Honors Veterans With ‘Free Pets For Vets’

Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department is honoring veterans with a special offer.

CBS4–11/10/2012

Pets Trust Miami founder Michael Rosenburg, 60, spent the weekend in a 4 foot by 10 foot dog cage at the county’s animal facility in Medley.  (Source: CBS4)

Kendall Man Spends Weekend In Cage For A Cause

A Kendall businessman hopes a weekend publicity will raise awareness and garner a few more ‘yes’ votes for a measure on the November 6th ballot which would save more animals at the county’s Animal Services from being put to death.

10/07/2012

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