pets

  • Beautiful Scarlett (ID 578372) is a 4 year old, 60 pound American bulldog/mastiff mix who is incredibly sweet, gives hugs and kisses and never stops wagging her tail.  This gal is smart, treat motivated and loves attention.  She came from another shelter in hopes of finding a forever home here in South Florida, can you make her wish come true?

  • Gorgeous Sammy (ID 587244) is hoping you can give her a forever home, can you make her wish come true? This long-haired goddess is six years young, weighs 12 ½ pounds and sadly was given up because her owner is ill and can no longer take care of her. Sammy gets along with other felines and hopes you’ll find room in your heart and home for her. With her long luxurious coat, she should be brushed on a regular basis so she is always looking her best, so be sure you have time to devote to her.

  • The Classic Gateway Theatre, closed for more than a year due to COVID, is expected to reopen soon under the management of the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF). The festival signed the lease agreement late last month and immediately set out cleaning the historic 70-year-old movie house.

  • Handsome Jack Sparrow (ID 571584) has been through a lot these last few weeks and is now looking for a home to settle into.  This 2 year young fellow was hit by a car and had to have one of his legs amputated because the injury was so bad.  He is making a fabulous recovery and is now ready to be adopted.  He is sweet, loves to have his chin scratched and came from a home were there were other cats and he was fine.   He would just prefer a home without dogs as they scare him.  Can Jack be part of your family?

  • 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.

  • Are you thinking about adding a bunny to your family? Already have a bunny and want to learn more? 

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

  • When two California university students were expelled for being in same-sex marriages, they filed a lawsuit claiming the school violated anti-discrimination laws.

  • 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?

  • 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.

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    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.

  • This week read about Izzy Dieker's complaint of discrimination against her school in Kansas, and the FBI joining the investigation of the murder of Katherine Janness in Georgia.

  • This week read about CeCe Telfer not being allowed to compete in the U.S. Olympic trials in Oregon, and Philly Pride Presents cancelling its upcoming Pride event.

  • This week read about the Biden administration ending the support of a lawsuit to ban trans athletes participating in girls' sports in Connecticut, Jodie Foster kissing her wife when she won a Golden Globe award, and Hasbro rebranding Mr. Potato Head to Potato Head to be more gender-neutral.

  • This week read about Jaden Smith opening up a restaurant to give food to homeless people, a possible Lady Gaga collaboration with Charli XCX and Rina Sawayama, and "High School Musical" bringing more LGBT inclusivity.

  • 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.

  • (WB) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) held firm to her commitment to civil rights for transgender kids Friday under questioning from a hostile reporter who asked about students accessing bathrooms, sports and locker rooms consistent with their gender identity.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • Holding back from tossing myself into the fray caused by the proclamation coming out of Fort Lauderdale City Hall last week, I will turn my attention to springtime and all its wonder.

  • As COVID-19’s devastating impact on our economy continues with no end in sight, this past Labor Day Holiday witnessed many residents of our Island City struggling to get by and unemployed.

  • Shevrin Jones joined the Florida Senate in November a lot differently than when he first became a 29-year-old state representative nearly a decade ago.

  • 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.

  • Check out one of our latest Dolly’s Dream Dogs… 1-year-old, 84-pound Ace (ID 635206) who is ready to have fun with you.

  • Six-year-old Alfred (ID 640503) needs someone to love. He was found abandoned at the Humane Society in the parking lot, so we don’t know about his past.

  • Beautiful Anna (ID 634876) is looking for a quiet home that will give her time to settle in.

  • Hi Folks, my name is Bane (ID 635932) and I'm Mr. Personality.

  • If you’re looking for a kitty friend I might be perfect for you.

  • Beautiful Bella (ID 635338) would like to be the queen of your castle.

  • Beautiful Blue Eyes (ID 640300) is waiting to meet you at the Humane Society of Broward County. Sadly her owner passed away and no one in the family could take her in. Blue Eyes is quite social and gets along with other felines, she just needs a home without dogs. She is a talker and might tell you some stories to get your attention or beg for a treat. She also likes to rub up against you. Now this beauty does have a slight heart murmur, but it doesn’t mean she can’t live a wonderful life with an adoring family. Thanks to cat lovers Roberta and Larry her adoption fee is sponsored, she just needs someone to give her a chance.

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