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Is it Illegal to Chain Your Dog Outside?

In recognition of Unchain a Dog Month, FoMA has compiled information on the risks of chaining up a dog, as well as some alternative actions you can take so your pet does not live life at the end of a chain. If you find yourself asking, “is it illegal to chain your dog outside?”, we […]

Bucket List for Your Pet

Bucket lists are always fun to make for ourselves, but shouldn’t your dog have one too? There are so many opportunities to have fun with your pet in Miami-Dade, so FoMA has compiled a beginners list of pet friendly activities for you! Dog Friendly Beaches Everyone loves a beach day and your pup will too! […]

How to Crate Train Your Dog

Crate training is an important, safe, and easy way to provide your pup with a safe and comfortable place to relax. Many people feel guilty for crate training their pooch, however dogs can actually seek out enclosed spaces when they’re anxious or looking for a place to relax.   Crate training is helpful so that […]

Shelter Wish Lists for the Holidays

Are you in the giving spirit for the holiday season? Consider donating to our shelter pets! Shelters  provide care to animals daily and with so many animals coming in to shelters, they are always in need of supplies. We created this Shelter Wish List of items so that you can be a part of FoMA’s […]

Guest Post: What to do if You Lose Your Pet

One of the things that we hear much too often is when pet owners contact us and are heartbroken because their pet is lost, often through no fault of their own.  Our friend and canine investigator, Jamie Katz, provides some ideas and ways that you can use if your best friend is lost. When Your […]

Pet Obesity

Pet obesity is a prevalent threat to many animals’ good health. According to the Association for Pet Obesity, it is estimated that 60% of cats and 56% of dogs were overweight or obese in the United States in 2018. That’s more than one-in-two! While it may seem harmless or even “cute” if your pet has […]

Six Key Ways to Keep Your Pets Healthy

Many people treat their pets like family–which is the only way that we at FoMA see them! However, unconditional love and affection alone are not enough to ensure their total health. We tend to overlook the fact that our pets, like us, have the capacity to become sick and can be at risk for a […]