September 7th 2021, Meet Golda

Can you believe this pretty face has been stuck at the shelter for 7 years?!  When Golda originally arrived at the shelter with her puppies seven years ago, her puppies were adopted quickly. But for mama to linger for that long is just not right! Golda deserves a golden home for golden years.

Golda is a 66 pound boxer-mix.  She is a very happy, goofy girl, and always ready to go! Even at 9 years old, Golda is easily excitable and very active.  Golda also loves the water – in any form from her kiddie pool to the lake. Volunteers have taken her home for weekends.

She is house broken and well behaved in the home. She adapts well and is easier to handle and calmer in a home environment.  Because of her enthusiasm in meeting people, she would do best in a family with adults and teenagers. 

Golda has had mast cell tumors removed multiple times throughout the years and most recently last month. The tumors are completely removed.  Overall Golda is in good health.

To meet or adopt Golda, call Maria at 786-205-6865.

Debbie is one of our most dedicated volunteers. She organizes off property events to promote and raise awareness of our shelter.  She organizes our Sunday morning dog walks at Fairchild Gardens, which are very popular with foster parents and often recent adoptive parents join us, too. She recenty planned and organized the Kira Kulture Paradise Pump and Pups event and the Fairchild Tropical Gardens Dog Bazaar.  Pictured with Debbie is Cookie, a former resident of Born Free, who Debbie took home as a foster and quickly fell in love with and became her forever mom.  Stay tuned for future evens and look for Debbie.  Thank you, Debbie for all you do for Born Free Pet Shelter. For more information on upcoming events, see below.

Upcoming events in September

  • Take your dog for a stroll in Fairchild Tropical Botanical Gardens every Sunday 8-10am.  For more information click here .
  • If 8am is too early, Pinecrest Gardens is now open to dogs on Saturdays and Sundays 10am – 5pm.  To find out more, click here.
  • Join us a Pet Fashion Show, on Saturday October 2nd from 4pm to 10pm. Located in Inhale Miami, 6310 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33138.  Click here for more information.

Follow us on Facebook or Instagram to keep up with the activities of our volunteers and dogs.

Support our Supporters!
  • Thank you Master Pet Nutrition for another generous donation of 500 pounds of Special Dog food on Monday. Master Pet Nutrition has generously offered to give 1 free bag of Special Dog food for every 3 bags purchased when you select Born Free Pet Shelter during checkout. Shop online at Master Pet Nutrition.
  • Thank you Sunset Feed and Supply for hosting a National Dog Day event with Born Free Pet Shelter August 28th.
  • Thank you Kira Kulture Fitness for hosting the Paradise Pumps and Pets event, August 8th.
  • Thank you Fairchild Tropical Botanical Gardens for choosing Born Free as their preferred shelter for their annual Dog Bazaar on August 22nd.

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