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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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Splendor in the Shelter

splendor in the shelterYou're invited to create a masterpiece. Your donation can become part of a monumental sculpture that will define the new Animal Services shelter. Donation boxes are located at:

  • > Stephen P. Clark Government Center, Main Lobby
  • > Miami-Dade Animal Services
  • > South Dade Government Center

Clear the Shelters: Give a pet a loving home

Clear the SheltersAs part of NBC 6 and Telemundo 51 nationwide push to place deserving animals in new homes, Animal Services is participating in "Clear the Shelters" Day on Aug. 15, from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., by waiving adoption fees (adopter responsible for $27 license fee) on all dogs and cat.

Adoption includes spay/neuter surgery, microchip, and age appropriate vaccines.

Follow the #Cleartheshelters hashtag on social media to keep up with the latest news on the big event.


Save lives: foster a pet

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.


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.


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.


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.




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