Dog lovers and furry 4-legged friends will enjoy a day of fun-filled activities featuring plenty of treats, barks, begging and rolling over for more during what promises to be one of the most exciting dog-themed events right in our own backyard. Watch Fido partake in a series of tail-wagging activities including a pooch fashion show with the latest in canine couture, an owner-dog “look-a-like” contest and a fun obstacle course where energetic pooches can jump through hoops, climb up and down planks, weave through poles and clear hurdles. You can also find your paw-fect companion at one of the onsite pet adoption booths. Well-behaved, leashed doggies are welcomed with open paws; Jan. 10; DoggyFestMiami.com.
Around the world, Jackson Health System is known for saving lives. At the new, state-of-the-art Christine E. Lynn Rehabilitation Center for The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at UHealth/Jackson Memorial, they go even further: They give patients their lives back.
As we all experienced the most unprecedented year in modern history, the resilient young professionals you’re about to meet withstood all the challenges that came with the pandemic, and stepped up to the plate like never before to hit the professional homeruns of their lives while inspiring the next generation to dream big and reach for the stars.