Stories written by Alice Fisher

Miami City ballet’s Lourdes Lopez guest speaker for FAN luncheon

The 96 members and guests at the recent Funding Arts Network (FAN) luncheon were treated to a talk by Lourdes Lopez, artistic director of the Miami City Ballet, about her life leading to her present position. Starting at 11:30 a.m., guests at the Westin Colonnade in Coral Gables mingled during the cocktail hour. The sit-down […]

‘Culture Your Canine’ event to benefit Humane Society

If you think that your furry friend needs a bit of culture in his/her life, here is your chance to make it happen. You and your four-legged friend can attend a one-of-akind shopping and cultural experience when you attend “Culture Your Canine” on Thursday, May 2, in Coral Gables benefiting the animals at the Humane […]

Humane Society invites Miamians to Walk for the Animals, Feb. 23

Humane Society invites Miamians to Walk for the Animals, Feb. 23

Walk for the Animals, presented by Pet Supermarket, is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 23, at Bayfront Park (301 N. Biscayne Blvd.) and is an exciting and worthwhile activity for the entire family and, of course, dogs. Walk for the Animals is the Humane Society of Greater Miami’s largest annual community fundraiser. More than 4,000 animal […]

Two volunteers combine for 15K hours at Humane Society

Two volunteers combine for 15K hours at Humane Society

North Miami resident Dayle Fragin recently passed her 10,000th hour of volunteering at the Humane Society of Greater Miami, and Freddi Hyman has 5,000 hours under her belt. Why do people volunteer at the Humane Society of Greater Miami? It’s a good feeling to know that you are helping animals in need and making a […]

24-hour Mega Pet Adoption Event set for Tropical Park

It’s really big; it’s humongous; it’s colossal; it’s immense — and it’s every animal lover’s fantasy come true. Miami’s Mega Pet Adoption Event, sponsored by PetSmart Charities, will take place from Friday, Oct. 26, at 11:59 p.m., until Saturday night, Oct. 27, at 11:59 p.m. — without stopping — and will have more than 800 […]

Humane Society of Greater Miami expands South Clinic in Cutler Bay


The Humane Society of Greater Miami has announced that it has expanded the facility at the South Clinic, located at 10700 SW 211 St. in Cutler Bay. In addition to adding a second surgical suite for spay/neuter surgeries and a second exam room for preventive healthcare vaccines, the clinic went through a complete overhaul — […]

Three-legged dog finds a home with Grove resident

Kimberly MacPherson and Tia

Coconut Grove resident Kimberly MacPherson is no stranger to animals with special needs. She has five cats — one has one eye and one has only three legs. They are all rescued from either the streets or from a local animal welfare organization, including the Humane Society of Greater Miami. So when MacPherson saw Tia, […]

‘Bark in the Park’ afternoon to benefit Humane Society


If you haven’t been to the new Marlins Park yet, here is a chance to bring your entire family — both two and four-legged members — to the ballpark, and help a worthy cause at the same time. “Bark at the Park,” which takes place on Sunday, June 10, at 1:10 p.m., invites families to […]