A south Miami-Dade man once charged with mutilating and killing nearly two dozen cats in Palmetto Bay and Cutler Bay has filed a lawsuit against the county.
A controversial death at the Miami-Dade Animal Services shelter and the claim that the shelter was negligent has been settled by a Miami-Dade jury, which cleared the shelter of negligence charges but split the blame for the dog’s death between the shelter and the owner.
Miami-Dade Animal Services workers spent days scrubbing down their shelter in Medley after a distemper outbreak forced them to stop accepting dogs and puppies. Now they’re hoping ‘an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure’.
Miami Dade County Animal Shelter officials hope a new site in Doral will help save the lives of thousands of animals each year.
After days of scrubbing and disinfecting following a canine distemper outbreak, Miami-Dade’s Animal Services re-opened their rabies and microchip clinic on Sunday.
Most of the hundreds of dogs who risked euthanasia at the Miami-Dade Animal Shelter have been adopted, as the shelter continued to offer no-cost adoptions Sunday to move the dogs from a building infected with canine Distemper.
There was a mad scramble Saturday to rescue dozens of dogs from sickness or euthanasia after a virus outbreak at Miami-Dade Animal Services in Medley put the entire dog population at risk.
Animal welfare advocates chanted and waived signs Tuesday that demanded the firing of Miami-Dade Animal Services Director Sara Pizano.