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Miami-Dade County has two main Humane Societies. The Humane Society of Greater Miami & Adopt-A-Pet and The Tri County Humane Society are dedicated to placing lost and stray animals in loving caring homes. They also make sure that their pets are Spay and Neuter before they go with their new owner. Both, Humane Societies offer a variety of services for those who are interested in adding a new family member.

Humane Society of Greater Miami & Adopt-A-Pet is dedicated to place healthy, adoptable pets as companions with responsible, committed and loving caregivers. The Society advocates the elimination of cruelty, neglect and pet overpopulation, and is dedicated to achieving a more kind, just and loving community for the pets and people of Miami-Dade County. Programs and Services offered are: Dog Training, Greyhounds are Gr-r-r-reat! Adoption and Education Center, Humane Education, Low Cost Spay/Neuter and Preventive Health Services, Pet Adoptions, Pet Cemetery, Pet Grooming, Pet Loss Support, Pet Parent Helpline, Second Chance Fund, and Volunteer Program.

The Tri County Humane Society is a no-kill organization founded in July 2001 after taking over the Lullis Ritter Animal Shelter. They are dedicated to stop the killing over 45,000 unwanted pets in Broward County, 65,000 in Miami-Dade County, and 60,000 in Palm Beach County each year. With this goal in mind the Tri County Humane Society will not release an animal to another organization that has a policy of euthanasia. In addition, they only place animals with qualified prospective owners. Over that past year over 3,200 pups, cats, dogs and kittens that were on death row ready to be euthanized where rescued by this Humane Society. Since Tri County took over the Lullis Ritter Animal they have had 2121 adoptions.

Contact information:

Humane Society of Greater Miami & Adopt-A-Pet
2101 NW 95 St
Miami, FL 33147 
Phone: (305) 696-0800

The Tri County Humane Society
21287 Boca Rio Road,
Boca Raton, FL. 33433
Phone: (561) 482-8110


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