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Visit the Pet Adoption and Protection Center

Photo of new shelter

The new Miami-Dade Animal Services Pet Adoption and Protection Center

is located at 3599 NW 79 Avenue in Doral

  • Miami-Dade County's new facility is a major milestone in accomplishing our goal to save the lives of homeless pets in our community.

  • The design of the new facility makes it a model of best practices in animal housing and prioritizes the adoption of pets.

  • The new facility offers a comfortable environment for homeless pets, those who care for them and the people looking to adopt a dog or cat.

  • The new facility offers the ability to expand our spay and neuter service which is a critical step in reaching our goal of a no kill Miami-Dade County.
  • Special Features

    • Spacious air-conditioned kennels
    • Several outdoor canine exercise and play areas
    • A community room for cats to play in.


  • Key Facts

    • Location: 3599 NW 79 Ave, Doral, FL 33122

    • Site: 5.04 acres

    • Building size: 70,000 square feet, more than double the size of the previous shelter.

Phone Number(s)

Locations and Hours

  • Pet Adoption and Protection Center

    3599 NW 79 Avenue, Doral, FL 33122
    10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Animal Services
Alex Munoz, Director

Pet Adoption and Protection Center
3599 NW 79 Avenue, Doral, FL 33122
311 | pets@miamidade.gov311 |

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