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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

Michael Rosenberg recently tried out a dog run at Miami-Dade Animal Services, where he plans to spend the weekend of Oct. 6-7 in order ot promote the Pets Trust Initiative during the Nov. 6 elections. 
(Source: Pets Trust)

Pets’ Trust Founder Begins Weekend In Animal Shelter Cage

A Kendall businessman is putting the spotlight on South Florida’s homeless pet crisis by spending the weekend in a cage at Miami-Dade Animal Services.

CBS4–10/05/2012

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Dade Commission To Discuss “Bad Dog” Proposals

Dog owners in Miami-Dade may soon be facing some hefty fines if Fido goes on the attack.

CBS4–10/01/2012

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