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Boa Constrictor  (VANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Wanted: Experienced Pet Owners To Adopt Exotic Species

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is looking for experienced pet owners to adopt exotic species through the Exotic Pet Amnesty Program.

09/17/2014

(Courtesy of Thinkwell Group)

Jungle Island Reveals Master Plans For Renovation

There is going to be a rumble in the jungle at Miami’s Jungle Island. The interactive zoo is planning a major renovation.

09/15/2014

Laurie Hoffman, Executive Director of the Humane Society of Greater Miami. (Source: CBS4)

Women To Watch: Trend Tracker® Tara Gilani With Laurie Hoffman

Laurie Hoffman, who started out as a volunteer and now holds the title as Executive Director at the Humane Society of Greater Miami, is Trend Tracker® Tara Gilani’s next inspiring woman to be featured in Gilani’s latest edition of “Women to Watch.”

08/27/2014

SeaWorld, Orland (Credit, Heather Leigh Carroll)

SeaWorld Drops Appeal Of OSHA Violation

SeaWorld’s famous orca shows have changed drastically – forever. Trainers will not be allowed to swim with orcas during shows.

08/20/2014

(Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

SeaWorld Plans Bigger Killer Whale Environments

SeaWorld announced Friday it would build a new, large environment in its theme parks for its killer whales, amid criticism over their treatment.

08/15/2014

Paws 4 You (Source: Paws 4 You)

Job Swap: Paws 4 You

Working at a pet rescue center is a little more involved than just playing with puppies, and CBS 4 anchor Walter Makaula learned that first hand when he swapped jobs with Carol Caridad of Miami’s Paws 4 You rescue.

06/16/2014

Dog Kisses (Source: CBS4)

How Dirty Are Your Dog’s Kisses?

We’ve all gotten licks of love from our dogs. However, would you let your dog kiss you on the mouth?

05/13/2014

A dog sits inside  a cage awaiting adoption.  (Source: CBS4)

Broward Humane Society Cuts Adoption Fees In Half Through Friday

What better way to celebrate Earth Day then to adopt a pet? Well this week you can make a new addition to the family at a discounted price thanks to the Humane Society of Broward County.

04/22/2014

They have been secluded in a den with their mother since then to avoid any external stress and allow the new mother to properly bond with them. (Source: Ron Magill)

Zoo Miami Welcomes Clouded Leopard Kittens

Zoo Miami is celebrating their newest addition—two highly endangered clouded leopard kittens.

04/01/2014

(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

Man Pleads Guilty To Poaching Sea Turtle Eggs

A South Florida man has pleaded guilty to poaching more than 300 sea turtle eggs.

03/29/2014

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