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For Immediate Release:
March 19, 2014
Media Contact:
Lilian Bohorquez
Bohorquez@miamidade.gov
305-418-7155

Miami-Dade County Animal Services teams up with commission Vice Chair Lynda Bell to offer 50 percent off pet adoption fees at the Crossings Shopping Complex on March 22, 2014


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(Miami, March 19, 2014) – Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department (ASD) and Vice Chair Lynda Bell are teaming up to offer 50 percent off pet adoptions on Saturday, March 22, 2014, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Crossings Shopping Complex, 13001 SW 112th Street, Miami FL 33186. 

Pets up for adoption are spayed/neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and ready to go to a forever home.

“We’re very excited to be able to offer folks in the community the opportunity to adopt a cat, dog, puppy or kitten without having to travel a long distance to the shelter,” said Vice Chair Bell. “We invite everyone to come by and give one, or even two, of these adorable pets a permanent loving home.”

ASD is committed to saving the lives of the abandoned animals in its care and establish Miami-Dade County as a No Kill community by implementing community outreach programs like pet adoption events that help save the lives of shelter pets.

Who: Miami Dade County Animal Services and Vice Chair Lynda Bell

What: 50 percent off pet adoptions

When: Saturday, March 22, 2014, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Where: Crossings Shopping Complex, 13001 SW 112th Street, Miami FL 33186

For more information, visit animals.miamidade.gov or call 3-1-1.

About Miami-Dade County Animal Services
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 responsibe 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.

It is the policy of Miami Dade County to comply with all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The facility is accessible. For sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices or materials in accessible format, please call 305-418-7188 at least five days in advance.