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Rabies Alert for Kendall

March 8, 2017 — Animal Services

Miami-Dade Animal Services reminds pet owners to ensure companion animals are up-to-date on their rabies vaccines in response to confirmation by The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade of a second raccoon positive for rabies in the Kendall area.

Pet Protection is Priceless

November 14, 2016 — Animal Services

We offer Miami-Dade County Residents low-cost pet care packages which can protect dogs and cats from many common, serious and even fatal diseases.

We are back in Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl

January 25, 2017 — Animal Services

For the second year in a row, four puppies from Miami-Dade Animal Services are back in the game as they participate in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl XIII!

Pets of the Week

March 15, 2017 — Animal Services

Each week we feature a cat and a dog as our Pets of the Week. This week's pets are looking for a new home with a loving family.

Animal Regulations

Animal Cruelty Law

Animal cruelty is defined as depriving an animal of food, water, shelter or veterinary care.

Dog License

License tags are required for all dogs. Dog license tags must be renewed annually by the anniversary of the dog’s most recent rabies vaccination.

Leash Law

When a dog goes off private property, it must be leashed at all times. Dogs are not permitted to roam free off private property.

Loud Pets

Any animal which causes frequent, habitual or long continued noise which is plainly audible at a distance of 100 feet at any time of the day.

Pets in Parked Cars

Leaving a pet in a car is considered animal cruelty.

Pit Bull Law

Pit Bulls are banned in Miami-Dade County.


Animal Services
Alex Munoz

3599 NW 79 Avenue
Doral, FL 33122
Phone: 305-884-1101 Phone: 305-884-1101

Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces
George Navarrete

275 NW 2nd Street
Miami, FL 33128
Phone: 305-755-7800 Phone: 305-755-7800

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