pets

  • Beautiful Tabby (ID 584451) had an owner that loved her, but sadly she has become ill and can no longer care for her, so Tabby is looking for another lap to snuggle in.  Tabby has never lived with other pets, so she might do best in a quieter home.  This gal is very sweet, doesn’t mind being picked up and likes to have her forehead rubbed. Oh, and be sure you’re ready to share your bed…Tabby may want to sleep with you.  Do you have room in your heart and home for this deserving sweetie? 

  • Super sweet Sadie (ID 547281) hopes you can open up your heart and home to her.  At five years young, Sadie is an amazing gal who also was given up because her family lost their home.  Sadie loves to visit the dog park, knows basic commands, is crate trained, loves to swim, likes people of all ages and is good with cats.  She is the perfect adult dog who just wants a chance…can you be the one who gives her one?

  • Sweet Elvis (ID 583552) finds himself all alone after his owner passed away.  At 11 years young, he has a lot of competition with the younger felines, but hopes you have room in your heart and home for him.  Elvis is a sweet and social fellow who gets along with other kitties.  Can this super-star be part of your family? 

  • 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.

  • Lace up your shoes and grab a ball, it’s time for one of the most fun fundraisers of the year.

  • It’s been more than a year since Fort Lauderdale-based Symphony of the Americas tapped Spanish conductor Pablo Mielgo as only its second artistic director.

  • 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.

  • Santino Fontana was on top of the world when COVID-19 shuttered Broadway two years ago.

  • 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 Joe Budden coming out as bisexual, influencers Megan and Whitney Bacon-Evans suing a fertility sector for discrimination, and Molly Cameron talking about her trans experience in sports.

  • 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.

  • The only thing cuter than a dog snuggled up on your lap is a dog snuggled up on a bed, feeling warm, safe and secure.

  • Numerous bills have been introduced throughout the U.S. that target LGBT students. However, a project was created to give schools a chance to help empower these students by applying for grants.

  • 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.

  • SFGMC shone brightly as the sun (and the full moon) at Sunshine Cathedral Dec. 17.

  • In the last 18 months, our current commission has worked with residents and city stakeholders to strategically change our code to encourage the right kind of development for our city, improve the residents' quality of life, upgrade, and maintain infrastructure, and remain fiscally responsible.

  • (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.