MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A group of dogs rescued from deplorable living conditions were looking for ‘furever’ homes at an adoption event Saturday.READ MORE: ‘Fascinating. Loud. Exciting.’: Fort Lauderdale Air Show Blows Away Saturday Crowd Happy To Be Out Again
Miami-Dade County Animal Services rescued 17 dogs in total from a decrepit home.
The pets were taken in and cared for until they were able to be adopted.
While some of them have found homes, nine remain.
Miami-Dade County Animal Services held the adoption event at The Falls Mall on from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in front of Talbots and Chico’s, located at 8888 SW 136 St, Miami, FL 33176.READ MORE: Supporters Gather At Torch Of Friendship For ‘Raise Your Voice For Colombia’ Rally
“I love her. She´s so cute, she’s so playful!” said Hailey Arias.
Hailey and Hamlet Arias adopted a dog named Sadie, who she said will receive tons of love at home.
“The kids have been asking for a dog for a long time. We have a cat at home but I think they´ll get along,” said Hamlet Arias.
The adoption process was pain-free said Hamlet Arias – requiring some paperwork, questionnaire, $35 and a little time together.MORE NEWS: Florida Senate President Wilton Simpson: Fontainebleau Resort Will Not Get Casino License This Year
“That includes the neutering, the shots, yeah, the microchip. So yeah, it’s definitely worth it,” said Hamlet Arias.