Animal Shelter has critical overload – needs volunteer help now
As much as I’d rather just post about art and all the good things that are happening, our furry friends are in crisis. Just received the following message and there are more animals in the shelter today than ever.
MESSAGE FROM ANIMAL SERVICES June 2, 2009
* Our average intake is 2500-3500 but for the month of May, 4000Â animals were admittedÂ
* The greatest number of animals at any given time in the shelterÂ was 467, but today we housing 565 animalsÂ
* We ran out of cages and are now putting together hurricaneÂ cratesÂ
* Please help us (even an hour or two will help) spot clean in B,Â C and adoptions and assist adopters-we are drowning, short staffed andÂ really need help asap-this isÂ a crisis!Â
HOW YOU CAN HELP:
If you are not a volunteer and would like to become one, please attend
our next orientation. No need to RSVP. Orientations are held at:
Miami-Dade Animal Services 7401 NW 74 St, Miami, FL 33166. If you are
already a volunteer, no need to email me your schedule, just show up.
Thursday, June 4, 5 – 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 6, 10 – 12:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 11, 5 – 7 p.m.
Thursday, June 18, 5 – 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 20, 10 – 12:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 25, 5 – 7 p.m.
Help us spread the word about 4 things: 1- Adopting a shelter pet, 2-
Educating owners about putting identification on their pet (microchip,
rabies tag, id tag) 3- Volunteering, 4- Making a donation (disinfectable
toys, financial donation online or at shelter)
Volunteer & Mobile Adoption Liaison
Miami Dade Animal Services
Cell:Â Â Â 305-877-5458
Fax:Â Â Â 305-805-1619
7401 NW 74 St, Miami, FL 33166