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A smartphone damaged by a dog. (Source: CBS4)

My Dog Ate… My Smartphone?

Everybody has heard the old “dog ate my homework” joke, but, these days there’s a chance that your pooch may be more interested in your smartphone more than your science project.

CBS Miami–09/11/2013

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

Dogs And Cats

Eukanuba, Iams Pet Food Recalled Over Salmonella Concern

Pet owners are advised to double check their dry pet food after Procter & Gamble issued a recall for several varieties of the popular Eukanuba and Iams pet food.

CBS Miami–08/16/2013

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Paddling Pups Help Raise Money For Key Largo Organization

Pups on paddleboards and canines in kayaks starred in a “yappy happy hour” paddle to raise funds for a Florida Keys pet rescue organization.

CBS Miami–08/13/2013

Source: CBS4

Smoking Could Cause Harm To Your Pets

Smoking costs Americans about $96 billion dollars each year in medical expenses. We know what smoking and second hand smoke does to us but chances are you don’t know the dangerous effect that it can have on your pet.

CBS Miami–08/04/2013

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Record Number Of Pets Adopted At MDAS Event

A record number of dogs and cats found their “fur”-ever home during a weekend adoption extravaganza at Miami-Dade Animal Services.

CBS4–07/29/2013

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

Weekend Of Waived Adoption Fees At Maxed Out Animal Shelter

Overcapacity, overcrowded and simply no more space…for dozens of dogs at Medley’s Miami-Dade Animal Services shelter this means Friday could be their last day—unless, of course, someone comes to save them and then they can do so for little or no cost.

07/26/2013

(Photo credit: AP)

Needy Pets Finding Their Fur-Ever Homes With Help From Social Media

Three to four million dogs and cats are put to sleep in animal shelters across the United States each year.

07/05/2013

The top 10 most popular dog breeds in the United States in 2013, according to the American Kennel Club's registry: #1, Labrador retriever (Photo credit: American Kennel Club)

Fireworks Can Frighten Fido & Fluffy

Fourth of July fireworks may give you a memory you’ll never forget, but for your pets it can be quite the frightening night full of loud noises and the booms and bangs of holiday celebrations.

CBS Miami–07/03/2013

(Source: CBS4)

More Pets Undergoing Cosmetic Surgery

From face lifts to nose jobs and even Botox, animal lovers in South Florida spend millions of dollars each year enhancing their pets’ droopy eyes and cats’ crooked teeth.

06/30/2013

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