Friday, February 26, 2016

1st Annual Wildlife Baby Shower @Sawgrass Nature Center/Wildlife Hospital

Sawgrass Nature Center/Wildlife Hospital in Coral Springs will host their 1st Annual Wildlife Baby Shower. 

Guess Whoo is Expecting? All mama birds, squirrels, raccoons, opossums and many more!! Come and see all cute little creatures being born right in our backyard and learn more about South Florida's habitat and wildlife. 

The event starts at 10:00 am to noon on Saturday, February 27, 2016.

  • Games & Raffles
  • Cakewalk for kids and adults
  • Animal presentations
  • Refreshments
  • And of course, all Mamas and Babies!

Admission is only $5 and donations are suggested. Please visit here for a list of supplies needed. Sawgrass Nature Center/Wildlife Hospital runs on donations for the public. Any group (classroom, clubs, churches, temples) who participates in collecting needed supplies can sponsor and name one of the babies and follow it on Sawgrass Nature Center''s Facebook page!!

Sawgrass Nature Center/WildlifeHospital's mission is to educate the public about South Florida’s unique culture, environment and the many species it contains, to promote healthy living, outdoor activity and to provide excellent care for sick, injured or orphaned native wildlife. To foster awareness and appreciation of wildlife, particularly Urban wildlife found here in south Florida.

For more information:

3000 Sportsplex DriveCoral Springs, FL 33065

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

The Humane Society of Greater Miami invites all animal lovers to the “Walk for Animals”

It is that time of the year again! The Humane Society of Greater Miami will host their “Walk for the Animals” on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at Bayfront Park in Downtown Miami. Registration to the event starts at 8:30 am with a morning filled with entertainment and activities for the whole family. The Walk for Animals will start promptly at 10:00 am.

Fun & Contests for Pets and People:
  • Best Kisser
  • Doggie Look-a-like
  • Kid’s Area with bounce house
  • “Paw”casso prints
  • Fun, Games and Raffles
  • Special appearance of the incredible Purina ProPlan Performance Team. Watch these amazingly talented and athletic canines perform incredible flying routines!
Come on out and “walk the walk” and go “the extra mile” to help our furry friends and homeless animals in the Miami area. Even if you don't have a dog, you can help! Join a pack (woof, woof) or walk on your own..

Ryan Phillips, NBC6's meteorologist and JulieGuy, morning anchor at 101.5 LITE FM will emcee the event. Stop by and say hi! to them. Who knows? you might even find that special someone... Adorable puppies, cute little kittens, dogs and cats from local rescue groups will be available for adoption and are ready to meet you!

The Humane Society of Greater Miami is a not-for-profit 501-C3 charitable animal welfare organization supported solely by donations, private grants and fundraising events. They rely on our local community for financial support.

For more information:
Bayfront Park - Saturday, February 27, 2016