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February 10, 2014: The decision by a Danish Zoo to kill a giraffe named Marius sparked outrage around the world.   Courtesy: Frank Ronsholt)

Decision To Euthanize Giraffe And Feed To Lions Angers Some Zookeepers

The decision by a Danish zoo to kill a giraffe named Marius sparked outrage around the world. Copenhagen Zoo officials said they had to euthanize the healthy two-year-old giraffe because it was genetically too similar to other giraffes at the zoo and the zoo wanted to prevent inbreeding.

CBS Miami–02/10/2014

pets

New Law Limits Options For Putting A Pet To Sleep

For many people, their dogs and cats are more than just pets, they are a part of the family. So when pets get sick, some veterinarians make house calls and bring much needed medicine directly to the animal to keep it as comfortable as possible, especially when the pet has to be euthanized. But now, a new federal law is making that nearly impossible.

CBS Miami–04/23/2013

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.

10/07/2012

Michael Rosenberg recently tried out a dog run at Miami-Dade Animal Services, where he plans to spend the weekend of Oct. 6-7 in order ot promote the Pets Trust Initiative during the Nov. 6 elections. 
(Source: Pets Trust)

Pets’ Trust Founder Begins Weekend In Animal Shelter Cage

A Kendall businessman is putting the spotlight on South Florida’s homeless pet crisis by spending the weekend in a cage at Miami-Dade Animal Services.

CBS4–10/05/2012

(Source: Miami-Dade Animal Services)

Miami-Dade A Step Closer To No-Kill Animal Shelters

Miami-Dade county residents will get a chance to vote on the creation of the Miami-Dade Pets’ Trust that would help eliminate the killing of some 20,000 dogs and cats a year.

CBS4–07/17/2012

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

Miami-Dade Co. Adopts No-Kill Animal Shelter Program

Stray and unwanted animals living in Miami-Dade’s animal shelters are officially on-track to be protected from euthanasia.

07/03/2012

puppymilldogs

Dade Shelter Starts Program To Save Dogs From Euthanasia

Thousands of dogs die every year at Miami-Dade Animal Services because space is limited, too few dogs are adopted, and new animals arrive every day. The numbers have drawn sharp criticism from animal activists, but now the country is moving to make charges.

11/14/2011