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New Miami-Dade Program Pairs Shelter Pets With Seniors

Two county agencies have teamed up to implement a new program that provides lifelong companionship for independently living seniors while providing homes for abandoned dogs and cats.

CBS Miami–08/18/2012

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Man Who Burned His Own Dog Arrested

North Miami Police detectives have arrested the man they say is responsible for a painful case of animal cruelty, detectives said Saturday.

CBS Miami–08/04/2012

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County Shelter Takes Part In “No Kill” Day

Broward County’s two animal shelters are just saying ‘No’. As part of “Just One Day”, a nationwide effort founded by No Kill Nation to help find homes for shelter animals, the county will not euthanize any animals in their two shelters.

06/11/2012

Dogs And Cats

Redland’s Winery Hosts Pet Speed Dating Event

Do you consider yourself a strong believer in love at first sight? Looking for a new love of your life which is also furry and has four paws?

CBS4–06/05/2012

Dogs And Cats

Dade To Offer Free Spay/Neuter Surgeries This Weekend

Miami-Dade residents who have a puppy or kitty but can’t afford to get them ‘fixed’ will be able to do so this weekend for free.

CBS4–04/12/2012

(Source: Miami-Dade Animal Services)

Dade’s Animal Services Hosts Pet Adoption Party

Miami-Dade’s Animal Services agency celebrated its 6th anniversary on Sunday with a Pet Adoption Party.

CBS4–10/02/2011

(Source: CBS4) Cowboy, a golden retriever mistakenly euthanized by Miami Dade Animal Services, subject of a negligence lawsuit.

Jury Says County, Owner Share Blame For Dog’s Shelter Death

A controversial death at the Miami-Dade Animal Services shelter and the claim that the shelter was negligent has been settled by a Miami-Dade jury, which cleared the shelter of negligence charges but split the blame for the dog’s death between the shelter and the owner.

CBS4–04/22/2011

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Dade Commission Approves Money For New Shelter

Miami-Dade’s Animal Services is one step closer to getting a new shelter. On Monday the County Commission approved a measure to spend $6.6 million in bond money for a property in Doral.

04/05/2011

Dr. Sara Pizano

Director Asks County For New Animal Shelter

Miami Dade County Animal Shelter officials hope a new site in Doral will help save the lives of thousands of animals each year.

CBS4–04/03/2011

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Dade Shelter Dealing With Possible Distemper Outbreak

Miami-Dade’s Animal Services has temporarily stopped taking in dogs and puppies until they can get a possible outbreak of distemper under control.

03/25/2011

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