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For Immediate Release:
May 07, 2014
Media Contact:
Lilian Bohorquez
Bohorquez@miamidade.gov
305-418-7155

Catch the pet adoption fee "waives" offered by Miami-Dade County Animal Services at the City of Miami Beach's "Dog Day at the Beach" event Saturday, May 10, 2014


(MIAMI, May 7, 2014) – Miami-Dade County Animal Services will join the City of Miami Beach’s “Dog Day at the Beach” event to offer waived fees for pet adoptions on dogs over 4 months old, on Saturday, May 10, 2014, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the North Shore Open Space Park Beach, on Collins Avenue between 80th and 81st Streets.

Pet adoptions include free spay/neuter, rabies vaccinations, deworming and microchipping. Dogs over 6 months are also tested for heartworm.

“Dogs love to play in the sand and make great companions when going for a run on the beach. We’ll be there to offer folks an opportunity to get a canine beach buddy if they don’t already have one or, add another one to the fun,” said Alex Muñoz, Director of Miami-Dade County animal Services.

Who: Miami-Dade County Animal Services

What: Adoption fees waived for dogs over 4 months old at the City of Miami Beach’s “Dog Day at the Beach” event.

When: Saturday, May 10, 2014, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Where: North Shore Open Space Park Beach, Collins Avenue between 80th and 81st Streets. 

For more information about the event call 305-673-7730

For more information about pet adoptions call 3-1-1 or visit miamidade.gov/animals

About Miami-Dade County Animal Services
Every year Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department (ASD) provides care and refuge for over 27,000 unwanted dogs and cats. Every day, ASD staff and volunteers work diligently to find life-long homes for these abandoned animals by facilitating onsite adoptions, hosting off-site adoption at events and locations throughout the community, and working collaboratively with over 70 rescue organizations who share in our goal of a No Kill Miami-Dade County.

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