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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

Dog’s cries of sadness longing for help out of overcrowded Miami shelter

The cries of sadness as Duke longs for help out of the overcrowded Miami-Dade Animal Services are heartbreaking. How can anyone explain to a friendly, two-year-old German shepherd mix that no one wants him nor … Read More

Tragic ending for fearful dog rescued from Miami Dade Animal Services

In May 2013, local news Channel 10 in Miami, Florida ran a story on the Miami Dade Animal Services, (MDAS) giving some disturbing and disheartening statistics.  At that time, 40% of all animals entering the … Read More

Saving Casper: Poster dog for brutality of the streets before saved by shelter

No one knows exactly what happened to three-year-old Casper, but the adorable and extra-friendly white terrier was rescued by Miami Dade Animal Services on Tuesday; coming in as a stray. And there’s not a dog … Read More

Rescuer pens angry message to owners of young Akita dumped at shelter to die

Just two years ago, a family purchased a beautiful Akita puppy, but apparently never made any plans for the dog’s future just in case they would not be able to care for him. On March … Read More

Young Lab surrendered to shelter wearing t-shirt to soothe her pain

Just one-year-old, and MaryJane suffers from a severe case of demodex. When surrendered by her former owners, the friendly Labrador retriever wore a white t-shirt – hopefully one of the family members had dressed her … Read More

Sick and urgent: Neglected beagle dumped at Miami shelter

What has happened to Nena should not happen to any dog. The neglected beagle – just seven-years-old, now only has Friday as her deadline or she will be euthanized at the Miami-Dade Animal Services if … Read More