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For Immediate Release:
May 23, 2014
Media Contact:
Lilian Bohorquez

Miami-Dade County Animal Services will offer "Summer Savings to Save Lives" waived adoption fees for all dogs over 35 lbs from Saturday, May 24, through August 31, 2014

(MIAMI, May 23, 2014) –Miami-Dade County Animal Services is offering “Summer Savings to Save Lives” waived adoption fees for large dogs over 35 lbs. from Saturday, May 24, through Sunday, August 31, 2014. All adopted large and lovable dogs are spayed/neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and ready to go to a forever home.

Free adoptions for large dogs will also be offered at all off-site pet adoption events hosted by Miami-Dade County Animal Services.

Please note, Animal Services will be closed on Monday, May 26, 2014, in observance of Memorial Day.

Who: Miami-Dade County Animal Services

What: “Summer Savings to Save Lives” Free Large Dog Adoption

When: Saturday May, 24, through Sunday, August 31, 2014
Adoption hours: Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Saturday/Sunday 10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Miami-Dade County Animal Services Shelter
7401 NW 74 Street, Miami, FL  33166

For more information, visit 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.

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