Animal Adoption Fees - Miami-Dade County

A Way For A Stray has dogs and puppies for adoption. Adopt a pet in Miami, Florida.
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The Adoption Ambassador program is a special foster care program for select dogs that need extra help meeting their new family. In addition to all standard foster care supplies (food, bowls, toys, bedding and a crate), Ambassador foster dogs go home with an “Adopt Me” collar, leash and bright blue vest. The Ambassador foster dog should be walked, taken to dog parks, dog-friendly restaurants and cafes, dog beaches, Humane Society of Greater Miami adoption events – or any other place where people can meet the dog. Ambassador foster families may be involved in the adoption process as well.
K-9 For Love Inc has dogs and puppies for adoption. Adopt a pet in Miami, Florida.
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All pets adopted are spayed/neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and ready to go to a forever home. Adopters of dogs will only be responsible for a $27 license fee. A deposit may be required for pets that are cannot be sterilized at the time of adoption. The Free-Fur- All waived fee promotion also applies to all off-site pet adoption events hosted by Miami-Dade County Animal Services. LuigiAero Rescue has dogs and puppies for adoption. Adopt a pet in Miami Beach, Florida.
Photo provided by FlickrPaws 4 You Rescue has dogs, puppies, cats, and kittens for adoption. Adopt a pet in Miami, FL.
Photo provided by FlickrRescue Angels, Inc (Miami, FL) has dogs and puppies for adoption. Adopt a pet in Miami, Florida.
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The Humane Society of Greater Miami has been helping homeless animals in Miami-Dade County since 1936. Nearly 200 homeless dogs, cats, puppies and kittens are cared for at our adoption center every day. We are able to give these animals a second chance by providing tender loving care for as long as it takes to find them homes with kind, responsible and committed caregivers.Miami-Dade Animal Services opened a new 72,000-square-foot shelter in 2016. On any day, there are dozens of homeless dogs and cats available for adoption.The Humane Society of Greater Miami is a limited admit, adoption guarantee facility dedicated to placing every dog and cat in our care into a loving home, and to promoting responsible pet ownership and spay/neuter programs. Adoption guarantee means that every animal that is admitted to our shelter is free from the threat of euthanasia due to time, space, or treatable medical issues. We provide shelter, food, veterinary care, and plenty of TLC while the dogs and cats wait for their permanent home, no matter how long it takes.We typically don’t recommend buying a puppy; we are staunch believers in adoption over shopping. There are way too many dogs languishing and dying in shelters around our country to merit a purchase from a puppy store. Of course, some of you have a love for a certain breed and are within your right to bring that kind of dog home. We’re happy to say our clients with purebred dogs do their homework and bring home their new family members from reputable, caring breeders. Their dogs are wonderful, healthy, and loved. But not every breeder is like that. Luckily, there are many breed-specific dog rescues (, , , , ) that can fulfill your need for that special breed without supporting the terrible puppy mill system (online or at one of Miami’s ill-reputed puppy stores).Stray dogs can be brought to the Miami-Dade Animal Services Pet Adoption and Protection Center by good samaritans. Due to the large volume of calls received, if the Animal Services officers cannot respond to the call within 24 hours, the service request will be closed.That’s what happened to Dani Kandera, who has fostered many animals from the Humane Society of Greater Miami. First she had to make sure that the foster animals got along with her two dogs. She found that this has never been a problem. She fostered a blind dog who needed to experience a family atmosphere before being adopted as well as kittens and puppies who need that extra care since they are so young. Recently she fostered five kittens. “They were adorable,” she said. “My husband and I spent one hour every night playing with them and my two dogs loved to be around them.” She ultimately kept one and the other four were adopted at the Shelter.