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For Immediate Release:
June 21, 2013
Media Contact:
Kathleen R. Labrada
KLABRAD@miamidade.gov
305-418-7172

ASPCA Celebrates Completion of Work in the Carroll Petrie Foundation Dog Rescue Project with 'Bon Voyage' Party in Miami

Final transport of the million dollar project set to depart Miami-Dade Animal Services on Saturday, June 22


The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) will celebrate the completion of its work in The Carroll Petrie Foundation Dog Rescue Project this weekend with a final ‘Bon Voyage’ event as the final transport departs Miami-Dade Animal Services on Saturday, June 22, at 8:00 a.m., with more than 30 dogs and puppies bound for Long Island’s Precious Pups Rescue in Calverton, N.Y.About The Dave and Mary Alper

MEDIA INSTRUCTIONS

If you are interested in attending the news conference, please contact Alison Jimenez, at (347) 578-2242 or alison.jimenez@aspca.org. If you are interested in interviewing a representative from The Carroll Petrie Foundation, contact Eve McGrath of Rubenstein Public Relations at (212) 843-8490 or (646) 258-0026 on weekends; or emcgrath@rubensteinpr.com.

About the ASPCA®

Founded in 1866, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is the first animal welfare organization in North America and serves as the nation’s leading voice for animals. More than two million supporters strong, the ASPCA’s mission is to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States. As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, the ASPCA is a national leader in the areas of anti-cruelty, community outreach and animal health services. For more information, please visit www.ASPCA.org, and be sure to follow the ASPCA on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

About Miami-Dade County Animal Services

Miami-Dade Animal Services is an open admission public shelter. Over 37,000 pets are abandoned each year at the shelter where staff and volunteers work diligently to reunite, re-home or find a Rescue Partner for the animals.  The Department is also responsible for enforcing Chapter 5 of the Miami-Dade County Code and Florida State Statutes pertaining to animal cruelty and neglect.  For more information, please call 311 or visit our website at www.miamidade.gov/animals

Who:
Miami-Dade Animal Services
The ASPCA®
What:
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) celebrates completion of The Carroll Petrie Foundation Dog Rescue Project with a final ‘Bon Voyage’ event. Final transport departs from Miami-Dade Animal Services’ shelter.
When:
June 22, 2013, 8:00 a.m.- 0:00 p.m.
Where:
Miami-Dade Animal Services
7401 NW 74th Street, Miami
Miami, Fl 33166
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