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Contact Animal Services

Pet Adoption and Protection Center
3599 NW 79 Ave.
Doral, FL 33122

Phone: 311 or 305-468-5900
Email: [email protected]

Shelter hours: 
Monday through Friday 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

The Shelter is closed on County holidays. Days and hours of operation for services, e.g. spay and neuter, may differ from Shelter hours. Visit individual service pages for more information.

  • Media Inquiries

    Routine media inquiries are handled as expeditiously as possible during normal business hours Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    For media inquiries, contact 305-418-7181 or 305-418-7194.

  • Public Record Requests

    To request public records, contact:

    Alba Vargas
    Public Records Custodian
    Animal Services
    3599 NW 79 Ave.
    Doral, FL 33122
    [email protected]

    A public records request may also be submitted online.

  • Related Animal Agencies

    Below is a list of non-County agencies related to animals services:

    • Animal Welfare Society
    • Broward Animal Services
    • Broward Humane Society
    • Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
    • Humane Animal Removal
    • Humane Society of Greater Miami (North)
    • Humane Society of Greater Miami (South)
    • Miami Animal Removal
    • Pelican Harbor Seabird Station
    • Planned Pethood
    • South Florida SPCA Horse Rescue
    • Wildlife Educational Programs (Birds)
    • Wildlife Educational Programs (Birds/Reptiles)
    • Zoo

Accommodations for persons with disabilities

Anyone with a disability who requires assistance in order to participate in the programs, activities or services of the Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department, may call Luis Salgado at 305-418-7162. You can request materials in an accessible format, ask for sign language interpreters, or request other means of equally effective communication to participate in any program or meeting. Contact Luis Salgado at least five days in advance of date of needed services. TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service.)

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