Animal Shelter


Dogs, Cats At Broward Shelters Begging For Blankets

Help keep dogs and cats warm at Broward County animal shelters.


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.


Miami-Dade Animal shelter gets massive scrub down in the wake of a massive distemper  outbreak. (CBS4)

Miami-Dade Considers No-Kill Status For Shelter

A proposal to turn Miami-Dade Animal Services into a no-kill shelter program passed a Miami-Dade commission committee Tuesday, with a lot of questions about cost and implementation.


(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

114 Cats Taken From W Hialeah Woman’s Home

Dozens of cats seized from the home of a West Hialeah hoarder are up for adoption at Miami-Dade’s Animal Services shelter in Medley.



2 Dozen Puerto Rican Shelter Dogs Adopted From Broward Humane Society

It’s Waggin’ Wednesday and the Humane Society of Broward County is inviting South Floridians interested in adoption to come out and adopt a dog at half off the adoption price.


Dogs from Puerto Rico arrived Tuesday in South Florida. (Source: CBS4)

Dogs From Irene Damaged Shelter Arrive In South Florida

Two dozen dogs who escaped the wrath of Hurricane Irene when it battered Puerto Rico have arrived in South Florida. The dogs will be available for adoption.


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.



Shelter Scrubbed Down After Distemper Outbreak

Workers at Miami-Dade’s Animal Services are busy disinfecting and painting their shelter in Medley after an outbreak of canine distemper.



Time Is Running Out To Save Dade Shelter Dogs

Time is running out for people who want to save a dog’s life at the Miami-Dade Animal Services shelter in Medley.



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.