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Hurricane Irma

As we continue our recovery and cleanup efforts, please visit the Emergency website for the latest information on openings and closings in Miami-Dade County.

Pet Safety

Pets in Parked Cars

Pets should never, ever be left in a parked car, even for "just a minute". Learn more about the dangers of leaving pets in parked cars.

Newborn Kittens

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.

Gaticos recíen nacidos

Aprenda acerca de los gaticos recién nacidos.

Disaster Preparedness

Before disaster strikes, pet owners are encouraged to review the Disaster Preparedness Animal Supplies Checklist 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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