February 23, 2018

Same cat. Same stressful day. The morning he was trapped, he sits waiting for his ride to be processed through the ASD TNR program. Which video documents the mental picture the public might associate with 'feral' behavior? Listen to his sigh, and look in to his eyes. 

February 22, 2018

Item 4d – Proposed Amendments to the code of Animal Services

Wait for the following new items to be read in, to see:

Deferral of 4D by Pepe Diaz at 10:54

Deferring to the 24?

Jan 24, 2012

February 22, 2018

Oct 26, 2011 - Jose Antonio Rodriguez - Water and Sewer Dept 30 years award
"He has two cats he considers family" 

Odd to comment on his pets, in a less than one min speech to acknowledge 30 years of service to the county 

Exactly how key were companion animals to polit...

February 15, 2018

Jun 14, 2011 - MDC ASD ACO Awards presented for participating in training with HSUS, and responding to disasters of tornadoes 

February 15, 2018

Hilda Mueller 10:57AM

Mentions improvements thus far, and requests the funding for further improved programs and a new shelter

Cindy Hewitt 11:00AM
Urges the funding of a new animal shelter. 
Cites UF, Maddies Fund science, and ASPCA
Discusses the "pet overpopulation" is...

February 15, 2018

Apr 4, 2011 - MDC Board of County Commissioners

Continuation of new Miami animal shelter discussion

Speakers discuss pro and con positions on ASD Director Sara Pizano.

Refer to new shelter and also mismanagement.

Commissioners and County Manager Hudak discuss funding.


February 15, 2018

Mar 8, 2011 - Animal Advocate speaks to request approval for funding for a new shelter and improved programs under Dr. Sara Pizano

Finally, item 3G is heard. 

February 15, 2018

Feb & Mar 2011 - Moments during Board of County Commission meetings when someone refers to "herding cats"

Feb 1, 2011 - Soon-to-be-Mayor Carlos Gimenez, referring to chairing the 13 Miami-Dade County commissioners as "herding cats"

Mar 1, 2011 - Representative from Flori...

February 15, 2018

Feb 24th, 2010

2010 Mayor's State of the County Address Feb 24th, 2010

This is the same year over 36,000 dogs and cats were recorded at intake in this shelter. 

And just a few months before the "heart stick" scandal later in 2010

February 15, 2018

Throw back to one year ago... Just another day in urban Miami

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If you're sitting at your desk reading hundreds of pages of Foucault, it's important to take a break when you notice your dogs are a bit too interested in your butterfly 🦋 garden! Baby opossum save...

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