Animal Services

Pet Facial Recognition App Helps Reunite Owners With Lost DogThanks to a pet facial recognition app, five people have been reunited with lost pets.
Animal Services Rescues Dog Found Tethered In Filthy HomeA dog, found tethered inside a vacant and filthy home, is being cared for and will hopefully soon have a forever home.
42 Chihuahuas Taken From Miami-Dade Home, Up For AdoptionAnimal Services officials have removed 42 Chihuahuas who were crowded into a private home in northwest Miami-Dade County.
Animal Services Launches App To Help Find Lost DogsMissing man’s best friend? There’s an app for that.
$5,000 Reward Offered For Info On Injured DogA $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.
Dog Seized After Child's Deadly Mauling Attack EuthanizedOne 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.
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.
Miami-Dade Pet Adoptions Successful With Help From Miami HeatMiami-Dade County’s Animal Services Department took a new approach to getting pets adopted this week.
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.
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.
Animal Services Rescues 80 Dogs Living In FilthA total of 80 dogs, said to be living in filthy cages, were rescued early Tuesday morning by Miami-Dade County Animal Services.
Man Kills Pit Bull To Thwart AttackA 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.”