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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

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Broward Humane Society Slashes Fees For Some Pets

The Broward Humane Society is waiving adoption fees on certain pets during their four day adoption event.

08/23/2014

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

Photo of a dog beach in Hollywood. 
Credit: Dog Beach of Hollywood

Miami Beach Gives Preliminary Thumbs Up To New Dog Beach

Dog lovers will be happy to know a new spot to walk their pooches could soon be a reality on Miami Beach.

05/23/2014

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

Toby is a whippet who was injured after being hit by a car. This picture is prior to the accident. (Source: Facebook)

Injured Whippet Gets Help Through Social Media

For Toby, it’s a good day when he can just lounge in the sun. He’s come a long way in the past two-weeks. He was hit by a car after learning how to open the front door.

05/09/2014

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Miami Tops List Of Most Pampered Pet Cities In The U.S.

Congratulations Miami! Amazon has unveiled a list of the top 20 U.S. cities where residents pamper their pets the most and Miami is in the No. 1 spot.

CBS Miami–04/30/2014

Dog & Cat  (Source: JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)

Adoption Event This Weekend At AIDS Walk Miami

Those who go to the AIDS Walk Miami alone this may leave with a four-legged furry friend. Miami-Dade County Animal Services will host an adoption event on Sunday, April 27, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

04/22/2014

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

March 20, 2014: A sick puppy was dropped off at the Animal Welfare Society of South Florida with parasites and later died.  (Source: CBS4)

Free Parasite Screenings Offered After Abandoned, Sick Puppy Dies

A local animal hospital is offering free parasite checks and treatment for pets, in addition to free vaccinations, after a woman was caught on camera leaving a very sick puppy in front of its door.

03/24/2014

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