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Free spay/neuter services for pets

Pet owners: We’ve learned of a free spay and neuter service in Miami-Dade County. Every first Friday of the month, the county’s Animal Services Department is offering the surgical procedure for dogs and cats, at no charge.  To keep up with latest news, sign up for the daily Miami on the Cheap newsletter. You can also follow …

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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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Hurricane prep for pets: Have your supplies?

Miami-Dade Animal Services wants to know: How’s your emergency storm prep going? Do you have all your pet supplies? The start of the season is in June, so the county agency reminds residents to “always include your furry family members in your storm plans!”   To keep up with latest news, sign up for the …

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Free pet vaccines & more for Miami-Dade residents affected by pandemic

The Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department is helping pet owners prepare for the upcoming hurricane season. The agency will be providing free booster vaccines, microchips and hurricane kits (while supplies last) for the dogs and cats of Miami-Dade County residents who have found themselves financially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. So far, events have been …

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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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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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