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Shelter CLOSED for July 4th Holiday

The Animal Care Adoption Center will be closed on Thursday, July 4th, in observance of the national holiday.  The shelter will reopen on Friday, July 5th, at 11AM. 

Five July 4 Pet Safety Tips

Animal Care reminds all pet owners to keep their pets safe this July 4th.

  1. Keep pets away from fireworks and loud noises
  2. Keep your dog and cat away from hot grills, matches and lighter fluid
  3. Do not feed your pet "people food" or alcohol
  4. Sunscreen, insect repellant and citronella candles can be harmful.  If your pet ingests a poisonous substance, call your local veterinary clinic or Animal Poison Control at 1-888-426-4435.
  5. Protect your pet!  Ensure he is wearing a Broward County license tag on a secure collar and that his microchip, if any, is registered to your current contact information. fluid.  
Found Kittens?  Here is What you Should Do!

A shelter is no place for baby kittens.  If you find baby kittens please leave them in place to see if their Mother is in the area--she is the best caregiver for her babies.  If Mom is not around, then please help by fostering the kittens until they are old enough to be adopted. Animal Care will supply food and medical care for the family.  Read all about Caring for Found Kittens here.

Join the Team!

Be part of our team and make a difference by volunteering! Our upcoming Volunteer Orientations will take place:

  • Saturday, July 6 at Noon
  • Thursday, July 18 at 5PM

All orientations will be held at our Adoption Center, 2400 SW 42nd Street, Fort Lauderdale, 33312. Sign up to attend a session.

Additional Dates added to Rabies Clinic Schedule

Residents now have two Rabies Clinic options each month!  Beginning in June, another Rabies Clinic will be held at the former Pompano shelter location on the third Saturday of each month, from 9AM to Noon.  These additional dates DO NOT replace the monthly Rabies Clinics already scheduled throughout the County.  

All Broward County residents with pets are invited to attend. Free microchips will be offered along with low-cost rabies vaccinations and a Broward County Pet Registration tag.

Upcoming dates for June and July are as follows:

  • July 13-9AM to 2PM: Catharine Young Library, 5810 Park Drive in Margate
  • July 20-9AM to NOON: Former Pompano shelter, 3100 NW 19th Terrace in Pompano

For more information and a complete Rabies Clinic schedule, please click here.




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