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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.

Pet Safety

Dealing with Neonates

Found a litter of kittens? Don't "come to the rescue" just yet. Learn more about how to increase their chances of survival before intervening.

Disaster Preparedness

Before disaster strikes pet owners are encouraged to review the Disaster Preparedness Animal Supplies Checklist (English Adobe Acrobat logo, Spanish Adobe Acrobat logo and Creole Adobe Acrobat logo) to learn how to prepare pets before, during, and after a disaster.

Pet Transportation

It is not illegal to have a loose dog in the cabin of a car. It is only against the law to transport the dog in an open-bed truck if the dog is not confined or restrained.


Tips to ensure your pet is safe during the summer, winter and holiday seasons.

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Did you know?

Bonde papillion dogChocolate may be your favorite treat but these treats should stay in the hands of people and not pets. Chocolate is a potent stimulant that can produce potentially life threatening toxic effects in your pet. Your pet might begin to vomit, have diarrhea, experience nervousness and anxiety that could possibly lead to death.


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