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Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department rescues over 100 dogs from residence

MIAMI ( November 09, 2018 )

On Monday Nov. 5, 2018, the Miami-Dade Animal Services Humane Animal Response Team (HART) responded to a residence and rescued more than 100 Shih-tzu and Pekingese dogs. The dogs were safely transported from the property and are currently receiving veterinary care at Animal Services. The department is reaching out to the community and its rescue partners for assistance in finding homes for these dogs. 

The dogs will be available for adoption at the Pet Adoption and Protection Center located at 3599 NW 79 Ave., Doral, Florida, on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. No additional information is available for release at this time as the case is under investigation.

About Miami-Dade County Animal Services

Every year Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department (Animal Services) provides care and refuge for 28,000 to 30,000 unwanted dogs and cats. Every day, Animal Services staff and volunteers work diligently to find lifelong homes for these abandoned animals by facilitating onsite adoptions, by hosting offsite adoptions at events and locations throughout the community, and by working collaboratively with over 100 rescue organizations and partners helping us to meet and maintain a 90 percent save rate.