In the recent summer months, the number of abandoned pets has spiked so high, the Miami-Dade county animal shelter has waived adoption fees for the weekend in hopes of preventing pets from euthanization.
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.
A three month old puppy which was rescued July 4th after it became trapped under a car’s hood is doing better.
Three to four million dogs and cats are put to sleep in animal shelters across the United States each year.
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.
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.
Miami-Dade County Commissioners are scheduled to vote on a plan this Tuesday to reduce the county’s animal overpopulation.
Can a dog empathize with human emotion? According to researchers, they are one of the few species that can express empathy, and thanks to Dr. Brian Hare it’s possible to discover more of what’s hiding behind your dog’s puppy eyes.
Be sure to view this list of South Florida dog and cat breeders before you buy your new best friend.
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.