Marcelo Cicuta said he recently received and turned down a $30,000 offer for his award winning French Bulldog. He's a dog worth more than some new cars. But when Cicuta returned to his new home he found the dog and 15 of its new born puppies taken from his home.
This is about as adorable as airport security breaches get. After workers heard weird noises coming from a ceiling in Terminal J at Miami International Airport, firefighters investigated and found three newborn kittens trapped inside.
Turns out it was even worse than we'd thought. Reno Yohai, a five-time felon and child molester, didn't have 34 pit bulls trapped inside his West Park home, on the border of Miami-Dade and Broward counties, as New Times reported two weeks ago in a 1,800-word story showing Yohai to be perhaps South ... More >>
On May 2, Sonny Hoffer was walking his miniature dachshund Lulubelle along Collins Avenue when he spotted a giant, growling German shepherd on the sidewalk. Oh look, he thought to himself. This dog thinks Lulubelle is his dinner. Hoffer was right. An instant later, the 100-pound shepherd had the wie ... More >>
When the Marlins signed Mark Buehrle last year, the starting pitcher soon realized that his pet pit bull Slater wasn't welcome in Miami thanks to the county's pit bull ban. At least in South Florida he had the option of moving his family up to Broward County, where the dogs are legal.Shortly after f ... More >>
Also read "Pit Bull Ban Spurs Dog Fight"Even if dozens of party primaries don't get your blood pressure up, there's one compelling ballot item that should drive you to the polls today: For the first time since 1989, Miamians have a chance to strike down one of the nation's dumbest laws. Dade's pit b ... More >>
It's official: the decision about whether or not to overturn Miami-Dade County's controversial 23-year-old ban on pit bulls will be decided by voters in August. County commissioners voted 11-1 to last night to put the referendum on the August 14 ballot.
The Labrador retriever reigns supreme as America's favorite dog breed and is the most popular dog in most U.S. cities. Not here in Miami, however. Even though pit bulls are officially banned in the county, Miamians prefer big, strong, and occasionally frightening dogs. So it's no surprise that a ... More >>
viaThe American Kennel Club has released its annual list of the most popular dog breeds in Miami, and the top two breeds couldn't be more different. Alright, alright. Maybe they're not as different as, say, a tea cup poodle and a bull mastiff, but its pretty damn close. And compared the nationwid ... More >>
In 1987, weeks after a 7-year-old girl barely survived a brutal attack by a neighbor's pit bull, Miami-Dade became the one of the first counties in the nation to ban the entire breed of dog. Courtesy of Dahlia Canes Dahlia Canes' efforts to overturn Miami-Dade's pit bull ban are featured in a ... More >>
Terry AliceJack from Pet RescueThis past winter, the Miami Herald ran an article about pet owners who were forced to give up their animals. The reason: They were broke, the economy was crap, and having a cat or a dog is expensive. Fortunately, feline-lovers were able to leave their pets at an int ... More >>
Miami Police canine units attack first, ask questions later.
A couple weeks ago, we brought you the story of Dahlia Canes and her fight to overturn Miami-Dade's county-wide ban on pit bulls.Canes rescues a pit bull.New Times spoke to Miami pit bull owners about life under the ban, like "Jose," a 25-year-old Mercedes-Benz employee who hides his dog in his room ... More >>
"They are all in hiding, living like Anne Frank, victims of a pit bull holocaust in Miami-Dade."
Pit bull ban, what pit bull ban?
Is there any extra duct tape lying around the Dolphins locker room? How about a ball gag? Because there are times when Joey Porter just needs to shut up. Porter was sharing his deep thoughts on the Michael Vick case and decided Vick should be given another shot in the NFL because he was abusing p ... More >>
Miami City Commissioner Marc Sarnoff is concerned about the quality of life of your dog. That's why he is sponsoring a change to the zoning laws that will allow dogs to hang out in outdoor seating areas at city restaurants. The proposed legislation will be heard by the commission during Thursday' ... More >>
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