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For Immediate Release:
February 21, 2014
Media Contact:
Lilian Bohorquez
bohorquez@miamidade.gov
305-418-7155

Miami-Dade County Animal Services and Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson, District 3, to host free spay/neuter event for dogs at the Little Haiti Cultural Center, Saturday, March 1, 2014


       

(Miami, February 21, 2014) – Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department and Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson, District 3, will host a free spay/neuter event for dogs on Saturday, March 1, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 NE 59th Terrace, Miami, FL.

Spay/Neuter surgeries are by appointment only. To schedule an appointment for dogs, please call 3-1-1. Dogs must be dropped off at 8:00 a.m. and will be ready to be picked-up at 4:00 p.m.

“We are very happy to be able to offer free spay/neuter services to the District 3 community. The spaying or neutering of pets helps reduce unwanted litters and pet overpopulation and is an important step in making Miami-Dade County a no-kill community,” said Alex Muñoz, Director of Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department.

Requirements; No Exceptions:  Service for Miami-Dade County residents only. A maximum of four (4) appointments per residential address. Proof of current rabies vaccination must be provided for all dogs. Dogs without a current rabies vaccine will be vaccinated at the time of surgery (only dogs up to 40 pounds are eligible).   Veterinarians may decline surgery of any pet due to health reasons.