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Welleby Park in Sunrise is sporting fun features. For kids, amenities include a nature-theme splash pad for wet fun, a playground with a rubberized safety surface, and a Safety Town play area.  For a stroll, a boardwalk runs along a lake. Dogs are welcome to nose around Pawgrass Dog Park. Welleby Park, 954-747-4600, is at …

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Woofing Waters Dog Park within Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield Beach offers water-spritzing features for playful pooches. It’s a fun venue for water-loving pets and people who adore their dogs. In 2024, the dog park opens Saturday, April 13, with entry fees of $5 per day for up to 3 dogs in a family. Entry …

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Parents interested in boosting their child’s reading skills, while also improving their self-confidence, can register them to participate in Furry Tales, a program presented by the Miami-Dade Public Library System. Literacy is important and what better way than to encourage it by combining the activity with some adorable paw-footed friends ready to listen? Children are …

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Free vaccines for pets are offered occasionally at parks and other venues in Broward. The free opportunities usually include microchips for identification. Broward Animal Care rabies vaccinations in 2024 include 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday February 17 at Woodville Dog Park, 1500 SW 83rd Avenue, North Lauderdale 33068. Registration is not required. Parking is …

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Lots of wonderful pets are available for adoption at shelters in South Florida. If you’re interested in enhancing your family with a dog, kitty or bunny, some shelters and rescue organizations offer perks, occasional deals and free adoption fees. Humane Society of Broward  954-989-3977 extension 6  2070 Griffin Road, Dania Beach 33312, Mutts and Meows …

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Wonderful pets are available for adoption from the Broward animal shelter in Fort Lauderdale, usually with no fees required.  Broward County is waiving adoption fees for dogs and cats. A $20 deposit is required for dog weighing less than 25 pounds. If adding a fluffy friend to your family is of interest, adoptable pets are …

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If it’s Monday, put on the halter and grab the leash. THRoW Social is hosting “Yappy Hour!” When: Every Monday from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Where: THRoW Social, 29 SE 2nd Ave,. Delray Beach. All pups get a FREE organic dog treat from DoodGirlCo. Hoomans enjoy happy-hour prices on food and drinks, with the option …

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Officials from Broward Animal Division are offering a free device for pets. The free devices are microchips, teeny devices inserted into the pet that offer digital identification information. In 2023, free appointments for Broward residents are offered in June online. Broward Animal Division is at 2400 SW 42nd Street, Fort Lauderdale, 33312. Free & inexpensive …

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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, or call 311 …

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