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

Miami-Dade County Animal Services and Commissioner Lynda Bell to host 50 percent off pet adoption fees at the Briar Bay Shopping Center on Saturday, May 24, 2014

Community adoption event is part of Animal Services' ongoing efforts to save the lives of Miami-Dade County's shelter pets


(Miami, May 19, 2014) – As part of continuing efforts to help save the lives of shelter pets, Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department (ASD) and Commission Vice-Chair Lynda Bell will host 50 percent off pet adoptions on Saturday, May 24, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Briar Bay Shopping Complex (across the street from the Falls), 13005 SW 89th Place Miami FL 33176.

All pets are spayed/neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and ready to go to forever homes.

“As I always say: ‘don’t shop – adopt!’” said Commissioner Bell. “You get 50 percent off the adoption fee and 100 percent of the love and joy that comes with adopting a homeless pet!”

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, May 24, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: Briar Bay Shopping Complex, 13005 SW 89th Place Miami FL 33176. Across the street from the Falls.

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

About Miami-Dade County Animal Services
Every year Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department (Animal Services) provides care and refuge for over 27,000 unwanted dogs and cats. Every day, Animal Services 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.