The Statue of Liberty asks for the weak, tired and poor, and this Fourth of July week, animals looking for homes are no different.
Show your allegiance to shelter animals and adopt an adorable dog like Spike or a sweet kitten like Ms. Ann, both found as strays wandering the streets. Those who prefer pets that can roam their property might want a horse -- and there's plenty of those at the South Florida SPCA, like Baby and Ricky.
For out of the ordinary animals, the South Florida Wildlife Center has birds, snakes, farmyard animals and lizards. Gonzo the macaw was brought to the center with an overgrown beak, and needs a home filled with love and understanding of his special needs.
LOOK: See what animals are looking for forever homes:
What a sassy looking pup. At just 1 year one, Sundae (A1371634) the German Shepherd mix was turned in by her owner. Call Miami-Dade Animal Services at 305-884-1101.
Little Ms. Ann (A1445391) is only a few months old and was found as a stray. She has not been spayed. Call Miami-Dade Animal Services at 305-884-1101.
A young dove, let this love bird into your heart and home. Call the South Florida Wildlife Center at 954-524-4302, ext. 15.
Trina (A1442618) was roaming the streets before she was brought to the shelter. The brown tabby is about 1 year old and has not been spayed. Call Miami-Dade Animal Services at 305-884-1101.
Ricky is a grey, Paso Fino gelding who was rescued with three other horses in February. At 14.3 hands tall, he is a friendly horse and <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SLVZIjypfo&feature=player_embedded" target="_hplink">can be ridden</a>. Email email@example.com regarding adoptions.
Picasso is a young, male potbellied pig who is up-to-date with his shots and is neutered. Call the South Florida Wildlife Center at 954-524-4302, ext. 15.
Wafer (A1444082) is a tortoiseshell cat about 2 years old. She was found as a stray and is looking for someone to take her home. She has not been spayed.
Gonzo is a beautiful male macaw in search of a forever home, preferably one without small children. He came to the center with a severely overgrown beak and will continue to need treatment, which the center will provide. Call the South Florida Wildlife Center at 954-524-4302, ext. 15.
Who knows if Hopper (A1442961) has ever known a good home. The 4-year-old tan and white Beagle mix was found as a stray and brought to the shelter. He has not been neutered. Call Miami-Dade Animal Services at 305-884-1101.
A Shepherd mix, Harrison (15130324) was found in the Everglades. He is a playful, energetic dog about 1 year old who is house trained and neutered. Call the Humane Society of Greater Miami at 305-696-0800.
Nikolas is a loving, neutered male rabbit who is litter box trained. He would be great to befriend another rabbit, but doesn't do well with children and dogs. Call HouseRabbit Adoption, Rescue, and Education, Inc. (HARE) at 305-666-3812.
Spike (15952647) was found wandering in a shopping center before he came to the shelter. At 1, the schnauzer/terrier has a lot of energy and love to give to a family. He is neutered. Call the Humane Society of Greater Miami at 305-696-0800.
A 3-month-old kitten, Butler (16119440) is up to date with his shots and has been neutered and microchipped. He's ready to go home! Call the Humane Society of Greater Miami at 305-696-0800.
Lucy (A1224542) is a spayed, gray tabby and was brought to the shelter by her owner. She is almost 3 years old. Call Miami-Dade Animal Services at 305-884-1101.
Baby is a 4-year-old, 15.3 hands gelding thoroughbred who was rescued from an abusive home. He has recovered and is now looking for a place to call his forever home. Email firstname.lastname@example.org regarding adoptions.
Don't let her shyness turn you away, just give Lista (13851120) some time and she'll warm up to anyone. She is 1 year old, spayed, and her adoption fee has been waived!
Can you resist that smile? Sonic (A1425092) is an 8-month-old red terrier mix. He has not been neutered. Call Miami-Dade Animal Services at 305-884-1101.
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