People & Their Pets V

Three South Florida animal lovers talk to SocialMiami about their pets

Leonor Anthony

Leonor is an expressionist artist who was born in Havana, Cuba. She immigrated with her family to the United States as a very young child. Today, she resides and works in Coconut Grove, FL. Her preferred mediums are oil and canvas and charcoal drawings. Leonor’s art reflects an uncompromising concern for the world, an ardent compassion for the human experience.

Pictured: Leonor Anthony with Luis (John Bouma Photography)

Lizette Martino Diaz

Lizette has two beautiful children and currently the President of the Angel Alexander Diaz Foundation, which benefits children with heart disease. She is also involved in charity work through BBBS, Cancer Link, Humane Society, the Zoological Society and Paws 4 You Rescue.

Pictured: Lizette Martino Diaz with Ozzy, Bella and Obi Wan (John Bouma Photography)

Nicole Lozano

Nicole Willson Lozano was born in Miami and is a third generation Miamian. She is a daughter of the American Revolution with 18 ancestors who aided the cause. Nicole is married to Edgar Lozano and has Max and Chessy, her teenagers. Most of her time is spent on philanthropic work. After 20 years with the USA Bouquet Company, Nicole is the co-chair of the 10th Anniversary Galaxy Gala on 18th of February 2012 at the JW Marriott to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Miami Science Museum.

Pictured: Nicole Lozano with Precious Pearl Lozano & Chicito Lozano (John Bouma Photography)

February Pet Events

February 18 – Take a Walk for the Animals sponsored by the Humane Society of Greater Miami. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and festivities begin at 9. Fee for individual walker is $50 which includes an event t-shirt, goody bag and doggy bandana. 305-749-1825

February 18 – Carnival of the Animals will be performed by advanced students from Miami City Ballet School at the Arsht Center’s Ziff Ballet Opera House. The ballet is about the fragility of earth’s creatures and the role of humans in caring for our planet. Free. 305-949-6722

About Paws 4 You Rescue

Paws 4 You Rescue is a Miami-based non-profit 501(c)3, all volunteer, donor-subsidized animal rescue organization. Its top priority is to save animals from euthanasia at Miami-Dade Animal Services.

Rescued animals vary from being sick, injured, homeless and surrendered to simply lost. All animals are sterilized, vaccinated and ID micro-chipped to prevent future loss. Some require major surgery from a specialist to repair broken limbs while others may need additional rehabilitation time and specific medical care – ranging from respiratory illnesses and skin infections to cherry eyes and heartworm treatments.

Paws 4 You offers programs for adoption, fostering and senior citizens. Paws 4 You supports its mission by hosting numerous fundraising events throughout the year and through community donations.

Please visit for current information and additional details.

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