Miami-Dade County’s Golden Passport program provides free travel on mass transit for permanent residents aged 65 and older. Younger Social Security recipients are eligible as well. To get the Golden Passport EASY card, you must complete this application and have a photo ID made. The senior EASY card is good for 20 years; others must […]
The Cat Networks’ Meow Mobile travels around Miami-Dade County to spay and neuter community cats for free or at a discounted rate. Here is the schedule. You can also make appointments for low-cost spay and neutering for cats. For an appointment, email email@example.com or call 305-233-9958.
Miami-Dade County wants you to save water. The county has several incentives to encourage that. The county give you a free high-efficiency shower head in exchange for an old one, up to two per household. You can exchange pre-1996 shower heads during business hours at the Caleb Center, the South Dade Government Center and the […]
Miami-Dade Animal Services provides discount spay and neuter surgeries for dogs and cats two days a week at the animal shelter. Pets older than four months need proof of rabies vaccine, or the county will administer the vaccine for $10. The service is for Miami-Dade residents only. You can schedule an appointment online. Cats: $15 spay […]
Miami-Dade County residents can replace older-model toilets with High-Efficiency models. Single-family residential property owners or tenants, as well as multi-family property owners, may receive a $50 rebate with the purchase and installation of a WaterSense-certified High-Efficiency toilet. The residential property must have been built prior to 1996. To quality for the rebate, you must submit the […]
We are delighted to announce that Onelia Collazo Mendive has joined us as editor of Miami on the Cheap. Onelia is the former web supervisor for GablesHomePage, a hyperlocal site about the City of Coral Gables and also managed the MiamiHerald.com/coralgables subdomain. She has worked as a calendar editor for various news outlets. She worked […]
Some July 4 tips for pet lovers are offered by the Humane Society of the United States. Leave pets home. Most animals really do not like fireworks, even at parties and picnics Don’t leave pets in vehicles. Partially opened windows don’t provide sufficient air, and are an opportunity for a pet to be stolen Keep […]