Everyone Needs Friends!

These are the Miami Veterinary Foundation

“Friends of the Foundation”.

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, benefactors and grantors who have blessed the Miami Veterinary Foundation with their generosity of grants, donations, and gifts in-kind. We are deeply grateful for their choice to join us in the mission of the Miami Veterinary Foundation.

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 Batchelor Foundation- $17,000.00 For Project Unleashed veterinary medical supplies

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

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." 

The Miami Foundation- $10,000.00 Cat trapper stipend grant to facilitate trapping, spaying or neutering, vaccinating and releasing community cats.

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

Servistree Merchant Services- give back percentage based on gross amounts of participating merchants

     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

Blue Grace Training & Behavior- Christine Geschwill, CPDT-KA

Underdog Training & Behavior- Heather Deeley, CPDT-KA

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

Owens Business Systems- Printing of Golf Brochures

Virox Animal Health- Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide Disinfectants for Project Unleashed


Loralee Buchnan

Mike McGrath

Al & Barbara Pareira