MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A group of dogs rescued from deplorable living conditions were looking for ‘furever’ homes at an adoption event Saturday.READ MORE: Florida's Lobster Mini Season Is Nearly Here
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: CDC Recommends Face Masks For Fully Vaccinated People Again In Some Indoor Settings
“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: Miami-Dade School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho On Mask Use For Upcoming School Year: 'Decision Cannot Be Rushed'
“That includes the neutering, the shots, yeah, the microchip. So yeah, it’s definitely worth it,” said Hamlet Arias.