Nelly Diaz, left, and Albino Perez, right, watch over their 2-month old son, Nicholas, along with his aunt, Nelly Diaz at the hurricane shelter at the Miami-Dade County Fair and Exhibition, home to the Youth Fair at Tamiami Park, on Thursday. The shelter has filled to capacity and Miami-Dade said it wll be opening a new pet-friendly shelter on Friday.
Nelly Diaz, left, and Albino Perez, right, watch over their 2-month old son, Nicholas, along with his aunt, Nelly Diaz at the hurricane shelter at the Miami-Dade County Fair and Exhibition, home to the Youth Fair at Tamiami Park, on Thursday. The shelter has filled to capacity and Miami-Dade said it wll be opening a new pet-friendly shelter on Friday. Emily Michot emichot@miamiherald.com
Nelly Diaz, left, and Albino Perez, right, watch over their 2-month old son, Nicholas, along with his aunt, Nelly Diaz at the hurricane shelter at the Miami-Dade County Fair and Exhibition, home to the Youth Fair at Tamiami Park, on Thursday. The shelter has filled to capacity and Miami-Dade said it wll be opening a new pet-friendly shelter on Friday. Emily Michot emichot@miamiherald.com

As Irma fills storm shelters, the county opens more. A second one for pets is promised

September 08, 2017 11:22 AM