‘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

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