There isn't much time left for three terrier breeds who have been at Miami Dade Animal Shelter over their allotted time limit. Even worse, two of the dogs had to endure late term pregnancy abortions of their unborn puppies.
Wendy is a one-year-old female brown and brindle terrier mix. (A1554151) Tina's time is also past due, and although her unborn puppies were also aborted, Tina's life can be ended with a needle to her neck at any time. (A1553996) And Fofana, who also was never spayed by her former owner wound up pregnant and obviously thrown out into the streets of Miami, is eligible for adoption, however unless an adopter or rescue step up in defense of her desperate plight, her puppies will also be aborted. (A1553482)
The Miami Dade Animal Shelter is one of the largest shelters in the country, taking in approximately 37,000 animals every year. The heartbreaking statistics break down to 6,000 animals getting adopted, 8,000 finding refuge and safety at rescues and foster facilities, and the remaining beautiful souls and for the most part healthy animals being euthanized.
Animal lovers and humane advocates have been openly expressing their outrage about the late term abortions being performed on the dogs. In many cases, the aborted puppies would have been able to survive on their own outside of their mother's womb. Many veterinarians are unwilling to perform canine abortions, however the Miami Dade Animal Shelter contends it is done to avoid adding to the unwanted canine population.
As disturbing as this is, the Urgent Dogs of Miami volunteers are trying their best to provide exposure for these dogs at the Miami Dade Animal Shelter in order to save lives.
Please visit their page; there are so many broken souls who need a gentle pat on the head and a loving human lap to crawl onto and feel love. Please don't punish the dogs for their abusive, irresponsible, and ignorant previous owners who allowed these atrocities to happen.
Interested in adopting, fostering, or rescuing one of these dogs? Click here for more information.
All of the dogs in our urgent albums are located at MDAS: 7401 NW 74 Street Miami, FL 33166
The shelter is open 7 days a week except on holidays. The shelter's adoption hours are:
Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Saturday/Sunday 10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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