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Friends of Jupiter Beach Food & Wine Festival features fare from local restaurants

Food and beverages from local restaurants are featured at Friends of Jupiter Beach Food & Wine Festival. Festivities are outdoors 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. May 14 at Jupiter Riverwalk Plaza Down Under. Entry fees include food & drinks. Prices are $54.09 if purchased online prior to the event $65 at the event $22.59 for …

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Doggie dining: South Florida restaurants with special pet menus

Did you know there are restaurants in South Florida that are now offering doggie menus for your furry friend to enjoy some delicious canine cuisine? If not, then you heard it here first!  We’ve rounded up some SoFlo spots where both you and your date — aka your pup — can enjoy a nice meal …

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not open until summer — Woofing Waters dog park in Deerfield

There’s a park within Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield Beach that offers water-spritzing features for playful pooches. However, you’ll have to wait a bit longer to enjoy that special feature. Woofing Waters is open seasonally and is not scheduled to welcome back pooches and their parents until June. Admission is $5 per day, or $26.75 …

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Inexpensive rabies vaccines for pets

Inexpensive rabies shots for Broward pets are offered by appointment at Broward Pet Adoption facilities in Fort Lauderdale. Rabies shots are only for pets of Broward residents. For appointments Online  954-357-9567 E-mail petcareclinic@broward.org Fees are $25 for vaccination and tags for pets that are spayed or neutered $35 for non-neutered, non-spayed pets Debit cards or …

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Publix: Get pet medications at the pharmacy

Did you know Publix fills pet meds? The Lakeland-based supermarket giant, which has locations throughout Miami and South Florida, makes it convenient to pick up your prescriptions – and your pet’s – in a one-stop shopping experience. To keep up with latest news, sign up for the daily Miami on the Cheap newsletter. You can also follow us on …

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Free Miami-Dade hurricane app provides up-to-the-minute info, tips

Worried about the next named storm? Not sure what it will mean to South Florida?  Miami-Dade County offers the free ReadyMDC mobile app, which allows you to get the most up-to-the-minute information to deal with a hurricane before, during and after.    To keep up with latest news, sign up for the daily Miami on the …

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Free pet food: See if you’re eligible

If you’re struggling financially at this time and are in need of pet food, you can find help from ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) Miami. It is now offering free pet food to Miami-Dade County residents affected by the current times, with a few provisions to follow. To keep up …

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Scared pet on Fourth of July? Here are some tips

Even if your fluffy friends usually accompany you when you’re out and about, leave them at home on the Fourth of July. Most animals really don’t like fireworks, even at parties and picnics. That tip is from the Humane Society of the United States, which offers FREE pet safety information on various topics. To keep up with latest …

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Animal rescue organizations in South Florida offer opportunities for free Pet Food

Wonderful animal rescue organizations and their partners in South Florida are offering opportunities to receive free pet food. Some are intended for eligible applicants. Please return to this article. We’re adding other information.  The Pet Project organization in Wilton Manors offers free food by appointment to eligible residents based on income of less than $1,500 …

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Got pets? Emergency vet services available

Our pets are part of the family. If your pet is not feeling well, and you’re worried because you can’t reach your regular vet, there’s help available throughout South Florida. Here are veterinary services for your animals in case of an emergency. MIAMI-DADE ASPCA: Although it is temporarily suspending veterinary care services, medical emergencies are …

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