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Hurricane Matthew

At this time, Miami-Dade County is monitoring Hurricane Matthew.

Please visit our Emergency website for the latest information on openings and closings in Miami-Dade County.


What if my pet is showing symptoms of a heatstroke?

Immediately take the following steps to gradually lower your pet's body temperature. Follow these tips, and it could save your pet's life:

  • Move the animal into the shade or an air-conditioned area.
  • Apply ice packs or cold towels to her head, neck, and chest or immerse her in cool (not cold) water.
  • Let her drink small amounts of cool water or lick ice cubes.
  • Take her directly to a veterinarian.
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