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For Immediate Release:
April 08, 2014
Media Contact:
Lilian Bohorquez
Bohorquez@miamidade.gov
305-418-7181

Miami-Dade County Animal Services, the Humane Society of Greater Miami, The Cat Network and Miami-Dade County Parks team up once again to host the Mega Adoption event Saturday, April 19, 2014 in Tropical Park

The 12-hour pet adoption event includes fun activities for the whole family


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(Miami, FL) - Miami-Dade County Animal Services, The Humane Society of Greater Miami, The Cat Network and Miami-Dade County Parks team up once again to host a 12-hour Mega Pet Adoption Event on Saturday April 19, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., at the Tropical Park Equestrian Center, 7900 SW 40th Street, Miami FL.

The 12-hour pet adoption event offers potential pet adopters the flexibility to make time in their weekend schedule to meet their perfect pet and enjoy fun activities for the whole family. Hundreds of lovable, homeless cats and dogs will be available at reduced adoption fees. Adoption fees for dogs over 35 lbs. will be waived and adopters will be only be responsible for a $27 license fee.  All pets are spayed/neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and ready to go to forever homes.

The event kicks-off at 9 a.m. with a puppies and kittens marathon. Everyone is encouraged to attend and enjoy food and refreshments, an Easter egg hunt and family entertainment. Admission to the park is free and complimentary parking is available.

“This is one of our biggest pet adoption events. We will have hundreds of adorable pets for adoption of all breeds, sizes, ages, colors and personalities,” said Alex Muñoz, Director of Miami-Dade County Animal Services.” It’s a great opportunity to save a life by taking home a new furry family member.


Who:           Miami-Dade Animal Services, The Humane Society of Greater Miami, The Cat Network and Miami-Dade
                      County Parks, in partnership with the ASPCA

What:         Mega Pet Adoption Event and Family Fun

When:         April 19, 2014, 9 a.m.- 9 p.m.

Where:       Tropical Park Equestrian Center
                     7900 SW 40th Street
                    Miami, FL 33155

For more information call 3-1-1 or 305-749-1825 or visit www.miamidade.gov/animals, www.humanesocietymiami.org or www.thecatnetwork.org.