Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department is looking for the owner of a partially paralyzed dog
(MIAMI, November 26, 2013) – Miami-Dade County is desperately looking for the owners of a Male Schnauzer mix, gray, seven-year-old dog, that was found by a Good Samaritan in the Northwest area of Miami- Dade. This is a special needs dog which is paralyzed in the hind legs and is assisted by the use of a wheel chair like apparatus. The dog which has been named “Huggies” has been examined by our veterinary staff and is deemed to be in fair condition; however, Huggies does need special care and lots of love. Please contact us at 3-1-1 should you have any information in regards to Huggies’ owners.
Miami-Dade Animal Services is an open admission public shelter. Over 27,000 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.