pets

  • Big Boys Know Best

    Now if you like BIG cats, Panchito (ID 281776) is the fellow for you.  This handsome black and white fellow is 10 years young, and tips the scale at 21 pounds!  He is bigger than some dogs.  Panchito has quite the personality and because he is in one of our community cat rooms, we have discovered that this fellow likes to redecorate at night.  He moves the pillows and blankets around his room and sometimes hides under them.  Panchito gets along with other pets and would do best in a home with older kids.

  • Column: The Dog Who Saved My Life

    As of March 24, I’ve been on testosterone therapy for three years.

  • Eight Lives to Spare

    TLC… that is what Valush (ID 568285) is looking for a home where he can be spoiled and loved. This two-year-old fellow came to the Humane Society in rough shape.  He was limping and an x-ray revealed he had a fractured leg. Unfortunately, it could not be saved and his leg was amputated. Valush has made a wonderful recovery and now this sweet fellow is looking for a forever home.  Can you make his wish come true?

  • Eight Tips to Help Pets Cope With Fireworks

    On the Fourth of July, many people look forward to the tradition of fireworks. But these celebrations can be overwhelming for pets, and many become startled and try to escape the sights and sounds.

  • Fort Lauderdale Says No To Puppy Mills

     

    Fort Lauderdale officials say there aren’t any stores that sell cats and dogs from breeders in the city, and a proposed ordinance has been created to keep it that way.

  • Just A Cali Girl

    Six year young Cali (ID 575328) can’t wait to meet you.  This 65 pound shepherd mix is super sweet and may want to try and crawl into your lap for belly rubs.  She gets along with other dogs and kids and Cali is potty-trained.  She’ll enjoy lounging on the couch with you or going for leisurely walks.  Stop by the Humane Society of Broward County and meet Cali, she might be your new BFF.

  • Odd One Out

    After having a home for four years, Odd Ball (573262) now finds himself homeless because his family had no time for him.  This fellow is a 50-pound Labrador retriever mix who gets along with other dogs, cats and people of all ages.  Because his family did not spend a lot of time with him, Odd Ball would benefit from going to doggie school.  The shelter dog trainers say he is very sweet and would be a wonderful companion. 

  • One Big Heart!

    Calling all BIG dog lovers… Onyx (ID 571138) is waiting to meet you. This fellow is a four-year-old, 102-pound Great Dane mix who gets along with other pets and kids ages five and up.  Onyx is super sweet and loves to be with people.  He also likes to get comfy on the couch, especially when you’re not home. Onyx doesn’t realize how big he actually is, and could benefit from going to obedience classes.

  • Pets to be Used to Curtail Park Sex

    Woof & Wine is partly to attract dog owners with their pets to Colohatchee Park and partly to deter those who come to the park for sex.

  • Purrty Lady

    Emma (ID 571271) lost her home because her family is moving and can’t take her along.  She is a 7 year young sweetie, who is at the shelter with her friend Betsy and they are hoping they can find a home where they can stay together.  The girls are a little shy at first, but once they settle in they will be your BFF’s.  You can adopt both these girls and pay one $30 adoption fee.  It would mean the world to them if you could take them home.

  • Sailed the High Seas to See You!

    Beautiful Kayra (ID 573702) is a 4-year-old, 32-pound spaniel mix that also came from Puerto Rico in hopes of finding a family to love here in South Florida.  With her wispy coat and curious personality, she will do well in a home where she can be showered with love and lots of toys.  Can Kayra be part of your family?

  • Sarasota looks to “Color the World with Pride”

    Sarasota celebrates the 26th annual Pridefest in J.D. Hamel Park Saturday, Oct. 17.

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  • So MUCH To Give!

    Poor Oliver (ID 405640) feels like his world has been turned upside down.  Can you help make it better?  He had a wonderful home his entire life and then someone became allergic to him and now he sits at the shelter all alone.  At 6 years young, and 62 pounds, Oliver has a lot of energy for his age.  He enjoys going to the dog park and he loves to be with people of all ages.  Oliver knows basic commands and gets along with other pets.  The only thing missing in his life is a family to love…will it be you?

  • Stronger than Prairie Wind

     

    Sadly Dakota (ID 574004), a beautiful 13-year-old feline was also given up because her family moved away. She is a petite gal, weighing just 8 pounds, and she is hopeful someone with a big heart will give her a home where she can spend her golden years. Dakota gets along with other mellow felines and older kids. Her adoption fee has been sponsored thanks to a generous cat lover…she just needs a family to love. Can you make her wish come true?

  • The Bun for You

    Bun-Buns (ID 569478) wants to hop into your heart and home.  This adorable female rabbit came to the shelter as a stray, so we don’t know a lot about her.  Bun-Buns enjoys a healthy diet of fresh greens, so if you have a garden or want to share your salad, she could be the perfect addition to your home.  She is just one of several rabbits looking to be adopted this week.

  • The Dog Days of October – Share Your Home with an Adult Dog

    October is national “Adopt an Adult Dog Month” and animal lovers are encouraged to visit a local shelter to find their next family member and make their family complete.

  • The Golden Heart

    Sweet Kassy (ID 571274) is looking for a family with a big heart, who will let her spend her golden years with them…could it be you?  At 11 years young, she is very social and gets along with other cats and dogs.  Kassy is missing her right front leg, but it doesn’t slow her down at all.  This gal is petite and only weighs 6 ½ pounds.  She hopes you will stop by and meet her and give her the loving home she deserves.

  • This Diamond is Unbreakable

    If you’re looking for a fun-loving feline, who is very social and enjoys cuddling in your lap…look no further, Jo-Jo (ID 569270) is waiting to meet you.  This six year old fellow was given up because his family moved and could not take him along.  Jo-Jo likes people of all ages and he gets along with other pets.  He will be the perfect addition to any home, so stop by the Humane Society of Broward County and meet him.