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For Immediate Release:
August 21, 2013
Media Contact:
Luis Salgado
salgado@miamidade.gov
305-418-7155

All Aboard! Miami-Dade County Animal Services Teams Up With the Gold Coast Railroad Museum for a Day of Pet Adoptions


In an effort to help reduce the number of homeless pets, Miami-Dade County Animal Services and the Gold Coast Rail Road Museum will hold a special pet adoption event on Saturday, September 7th, 2013, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, at the Gold Coast Railroad Museum, located at 12450 SW 152nd Street, in Miami.

The event will shed light on the tireless efforts and commitment of Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department and local rescues organizations to save the lives of countless dogs and cats every day.

The Gold Coast Railroad Museum will host a day of FREE admissions for the event. All pet adoptions will be ½ off for dogs and cats. Photo opportunities using the backdrop of historic trains will also be made available for each pet adoption. Several activities will be available, for an additional cost, including trains rides, tours, arts & crafts, bounce houses and food trucks.

About gold Coast Railroad Museum

The Gold Coast Railroad Museum is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, exhibiting, and operating historic railroad equipment. Miami's Gold Coast Railroad Museum houses an extensive collection of authentic train cars, including the "Ferdinand Magellan," commissioned for use by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The Museum was formed in 1957 by a group of Miamians who were trying to save pieces of Florida history that were taken for granted and rapidly disappearing.

About Miami-Dade County Animal Services

Miami-Dade Animal Services Department is an open admission public shelter.  Over 31,000 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 County Animal Services and Gold Coast Railroad Museum
What:
All Aboard! Pet Adoption Event
When:
September 07, 2013, 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Where:
The Gold Coast Railroad Museum
12450 SW 152 Street
Miami, FL 33015
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