Reports Of 'Zombie' Raccoons Scare Homeowners, Puzzle PolicePolice received 14 calls in March from homeowners saying that the woodland creatures were spotted standing upright on their back legs and showing off their fangs.
Miami-Dade Animal Services To Offer Lower Prices On Some ServicesMiami-Dade County Animal Services will soon offer some vaccinations and microchips at lower prices.
Raccoon Death Prompts County Warning For Pet OwnersMiami-Dade dog and cat owners are being urged to make sure their pets are up to date on their rabies and distemper vaccinations after the county's Animal Services department confirmed that a raccoon died of canine distemper.
Pet Adoptions Resume At Miami-Dade Animal ServicesIf you’re looking for a new four legged friend, Miami-Dade Animal Services has resumed pet adoptions after being shut down for weeks due to an outbreak of Canine Distemper.
Dogs Euthanized, Adoptions Suspended, After Distemper OutbreakAll dog adoptions at Miami-Dade County Animal Services have been suspended following an outbreak of Canine Distemper.
Pizano: I Was Not Forced Out Of Animal ServicesMiami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez has named a new Director of Animal Services after the often controversial Dr. Sara Pizano stepped down Thursday.
Dade's Animal Services Offers Low Cost VaccinationsMiami-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’.
Rabies & Microchip Clinic Reopens At Animal Shelter The rabies and microchip clinic of Miami-Dade’s Animal Shelter is once again open after an outbreak of canine distemper that forced officials to disinfect the shelter and keep a number of animals out.
Shelter Scrubbed Down After Distemper OutbreakWorkers at Miami-Dade’s Animal Services are busy disinfecting and painting their shelter in Medley after an outbreak of canine distemper.
Dade Shelter Disinfection Begins After Canine Virus OutbreakOfficials at the Miami-Dade County Animal Shelter began the arduous task Monday of cleaning and disinfecting the shelter following an outbreak of a highly contagious canine virus.
Emergency Adoptions Winding Down At Dade ShelterMost 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.
Time Is Running Out To Save Dade Shelter DogsTime is running out for people who want to save a dog’s life at the Miami-Dade Animal Services shelter in Medley.
Scramble At The Shelter As Distemper Threatens DogsThere 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.
Officials Waiving Adoption Fees To Clear Out Animal Shelter Amid OutbreakThere’s a mad scramble Friday to rescue dozens of dogs after a virus outbreak at Miami-Dade Animal Services in Medley. One way or the other, all of the dogs and puppies need to go.
Dade Shelter Dealing With Possible Distemper OutbreakMiami-Dade’s Animal Services has temporarily stopped taking in dogs and puppies until they can get a possible outbreak of distemper under control.