Dog that escaped death row now missing under suspicious circumstances

Buddy, a dog that escaped death row at Miami-Animal Services, is now missing, with his adopter under suspicion. For anyone who works or volunteers in the animal rescue world, one of the worst nightmares is … Read More

Corona Virus threat impacting shelter animals

The recent Corona Virus threat is impacting shelter animals in the United States as well as abroad. Thankfully, no one is throwing their pets out of the windows as in China or having their pets … Read More

Surrendered to shelter and left shaking and terrified

This is two-year-old Cony; she was surrendered to Miami-Dade Animal Services just two days before Christmas by her owners. The shelter is noisy and overcrowded – Cony is left shaking and terrified. Tragically this is … Read More

‘Socko’ on list to be euth’ed when he tried to play with his leash

At the Miami-Dade Animal Care Center in Florida, Socko is on the list to be euthanized in the morning. A volunteer from Rescue Me – Miami tells Socko’s sad story through his eyes:

“Can anyone

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A final goodbye: Miami shelter pup just wants a second chance

On Tuesday, it will be a final goodbye for Honey. She will take her last breath after being caged at the Miami-Dade Animal Services since April 7, where she has been hidden away in the … Read More

Urgent rescue needed for beautiful Rottweiler at high intake shelter

An urgent rescue is needed for Scooby. The beautiful Rottweiler arrived at the Miami-Dade Animal Pet Adoption and Protection Center just days ago. At that time, he appeared happy and bright although his eyes were … Read More

Sam: Once adorable Shih Tzu adopted 3 years ago from Miami shelter

Meet Sam. This once adorable Shih Tzu was adopted from the Miami-Dade Animal Services three years ago. What happened to Sam?

“There are times when we want to scream and say ugly things to people

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Senior dog survives being dumped at high kill shelter

There has been, and possibly has always been a disturbing trend of people dumping senior dogs at the county shelters; trading them in for a “newer model,” aka a puppy. There has also been the … Read More

Terrified and heartbroken bonded senior dogs abandoned at Miami shelter

What could be more heartbreaking than a series of unfortunate events for two bonded senior dogs who thought they would remain with their families forever? Instead the two terrified and heartbroken dogs were surrendered to … Read More

14-year-old dog, Rocky doesn’t understand his owners don’t care anymore

How does anyone explain to a 14-year-old dog his owners don’t care anymore? Rocky spends all day from his display room howling trying desperately to either call for the family who surrendered him or attract … Read More