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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 “Senior dog survives being dumped at high kill shelter”

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 “Terrified and heartbroken bonded senior dogs abandoned at Miami shelter”

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

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

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 “Tragic ending for fearful dog rescued from Miami Dade Animal Services”

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

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

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

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 “Sick and urgent: Neglected beagle dumped at Miami shelter”