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The Miami-Dade County Portal will be undergoing maintenance starting at 11 p.m. Saturday, May 3 and for all of Sunday, May 4. Intermittent outages may be experienced. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Thank you for your patience as we improve our online services.

Disaster preparedness plans for pets

Take Your Pets with You

In case of a hurricane during the upcoming season, which starts June 1, be sure to include your pets in your disaster preparedness planning.


Kitten season is here!

Have you ever come across one or more unattended kittens? Learn what you can do in this situation to ensure their best chances of survival.


Learn about neonates.

Aprenda acerca de los gaticos recién nacidos.

New shelter

New shelter

The new animal shelter will double the size of the current shelter as well as help to expand our spay and neuter service, a critical step in reaching our goal of a no kill Miami-Dade County.


Find out more and check out photos.

cat adoptions

Adopt the "purrfect" kitty

Cute and cuddly felines await you. Come by the shelter or search online to connect with, adopt, and love a shelter cat or kitten today.

Wednesdays are Half Price Hump days! Animal Services, in collaboration with ASPCA, offers 1/2 priced adoptions every Wednesday.

Find or report a lost pet

Find or report a lost pet

If you have lost your pet, visit the shelter or call 3-1-1 to report your pet is lost. You can also search to see if your pet is listed.


Get tips on finding your lost pet or reporting a found pet.

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  • Animal Services will be closed Friday, July 3 in observance of the Fourth of July. Regular business hours will resume Saturday, July 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Don't surrender, stay together

Owner and dogWhen the unexpected happens, you don't have to part ways with your pet. Find out how Animal Services' Pet Surrender Prevention Program helps pet owners find a solution that fits their specific need so that they and their beloved furry family member can stay together.


Free sterilization for community cats

Trap-Neuter-GiveTake advantage of the Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) Program, a free service which includes sterilization, vaccination, and eartip for all community cats. The TNR program is open everyday, Monday - Sunday, from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Learn about the TNR program.


Spay/Neuter surgery options for income qualified pet owners

vet and petsAnimal Services is subsidizing a program that offers low-cost spay/neuter surgeries for the pets of eligible low-income dog and cats owners at participating private veterinarians. And, for pet owners who meet eligibility requirements, the spay/neuter service is free at the shelter.


Low-cost vaccine packages available to keep pets healthy

You love your pets. Show them that love by keeping them up to date with vaccinations. Miami-Dade County Animal Services now offers three comprehensive vaccine packages, or "pet care packages", so pet owners can take the lead in their pet's wellbeing.



Free app to help protect your best friend

Finding Rover appAnimal Services has partnered with Finding Rover, a free mobile app that helps pet owners registered find their lost dogs in real-time using facial recognition technology.




Become a loving foster parent!

Open your home and your heart to a dog, cat, puppy or kitten in need of a little extra loving care before being ready for adoption.

Learn more about becoming a foster parent.


The Most Interesting Pets in the World

dog and catShe lives all nine of her lives, simultaneously. His "Bach" is better than his bite. Who are they? They are... "The Most Interesting Pets in the World."  What interesting pet will you find when you connect with, adopt and love a shelter pet from Miami-Dade County Animal Services?

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Customer Experience Survey

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Pets of the Week

Dog of the Week

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Cat of the Week

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