Celebrating the $25,000.00 Animal Friends of Florida grant award.

Celebrating the $25,000.00 Animal Friends of Florida grant award.

Our Friends of the Foundation page serves to honor those donors who have blessed the Miami Veterinary Foundation with their generosity of grants, donations, and gifts in-kind. We are deeply grateful for the choice to support the Miami Veterinary Foundation and it's mission to serve our community.

We gratefully acknowledge the following Friends of the Foundation:


The Animal Friends of Florida Grant- $25,000.00 grant funding supported by the purchase of Spay Neuter Auto tags for Spay Neuter Surgeries

The Banfield Foundation- $20,000.00 two $10,000 grants for Project Unleashed

The Florida Veterinary Medical Association Foundation- $10,000.00 grant for Project Unleashed

Mercy Lab- David Smith Founder- $15,000.00 for MVF/ TNR Community Cat Initiative..........as recommended by Lisa Benning "we're thrilled to be helping facilitate such important work for the animal welfare in the Miami animal community." 

Pareira Family Foundation- $5,000.00 for Project Unleashed..............As recommended by Alan and Barbara Pareira " We are very happy to contribute to this wonderful cause. Thank you for Project Unleashed".

Camillus House- $3,000.00 matching grant 

Miami Model Citizens for Project Unleashed- $2,500.00..........heartworm testing and prevention

Paul D. Jacobson Trust for Animals II- $2,000.00 Sheryl Lowenthal, Trustee, Miami, FL

First Citizens Bank- $500.00 Mr. Jorge Benitez- Heart worm prevention for Project Unleashed

     SPECIAL FUND GRANTS for post hurricane disaster veterinary relief in Puerto Rico:

     Banfield Foundation- $49,000.00

     Doris Day Animal Foundation- $10,000.00


Ceva Animal Health- Sponsor and host of MVC-PUPE Behavior CE Education Lectures


Play Train Positive Dog Training- Susan Claire,CPDT-KA

Learned Behaviors Dog Training- Sandra Machado, CPDT-KA, VSPDT

Miami Pet Assistance Coalition- regular volunteers at Project Unleashed

Operation Paw- volunteers with trap, neuter,release efforts for community cats


United Colors Productions- Project Unleashed Video, Luis Valderrama Producer

Banfield Foundation- Flea and Tick products for Project Unleashed

Vital Systems Support- Professional Photography & Editing, Felipe Vidal

First Citizens Bank- Doggie Waste Clean Up bags for Project Unleashed,  Mr. Jorge Benitez

Owens Business Systems- Printing of Golf Brochures


Loralee Buchnan

Mike McGrath