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An Update from Steve

Our priority at Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando is to balance community safety and health while supporting the ever growing needs of dogs, cats and pet owners throughout Central Florida. Over the last several weeks, our shelters have launched new resources and expanded others thanks to the support of Pet Alliance’s donors, adopters, and volunteers. These efforts

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How To Take Care of an Underaged Kitten

The 2020 Kitten Season is upon us here in Central Florida, meaning thousands of kittens will end up in shelters across the state (as well as nation wide) as unaltered cats being having litters of kittens. Just last year, over 1,300 kittens were brought to Pet Alliance alone. This “season” lasts for most of the

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Thank you, Pet Alliance Volunteers! 2020 Volunteer Appreciation Week

It’s time again to celebrate the volunteers who so graciously give of themselves in the service of others — it’s Volunteer Appreciation Week! This week of recognition (April 19 – 25, 2020) honors the impact volunteers have on organizations and non-profits nationwide. Last year, Pet Alliance volunteers contributed over 89,000 hours of service to help the

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Feed The Need: Donate to the Pet Food Pantry

Over the last several weeks, Pet Alliance’s Pet Food Pantry has seen an increased need from our community in light of COVID-19 and the unprecedented job losses throughout Central Florida. In March and April 2019, we served a total of 21 pets through the Pet Food Pantry. By comparison, since March 16, 2020, we have provided 100

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Virtual Pet Adoptions now Available!

 In light of COVID-19 and subsequent shelter closures, Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando is branching out with our new Virtual Adoption opportunity!  Conducted through the Zoom app, virtual meet and greet are designed to introduce potential adopters to a pet currently in our care at our shelters, as well as those currently in Foster Care. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1S1P9-eoS0

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Your Gift Matched to $60K Thanks to the Petco Foundation

Thank you to everyone who has reached out to ask how they can help! Your financial support is more critical than ever! Pet Alliance anticipates seeing an increase in need for our services to help the most vulnerable animals and people in Central Florida. The Petco Foundation has provided a $60,000 matching grant to help support Pet Alliance of

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COVID-19 Update: Adoptions, Foster Care, Clinics, and more

Newest Update on Thursday, March 26, 2020 As we are sure our Central Florida community is aware, a Stay-at-Home Order will go into effect in Orange County on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 11:00 p.m. and will have an effect on both our sheltering and clinic operations in the following ways: VIEW FULL UPDATE Posted

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Spring 2020 Newsletter

Check out our 2020 Spring Newsletter to keep up to date on the latest happenings at Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando. Hear from our Executive Director Steve Bardy, see our Paws in the Park Costume Contest winners, learn more about our amazing volunteers, and more! We hope you enjoy! Latest Blog Posts

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How Pet Alliance Clinics are Implementing “Social Distancing”

We understand that pet parents will continue to bring their dogs and cats into our clinics for vaccines, microchipping, and Spay/Neuter surgeries. For the safety of our clients at the Pet Alliance Veterinary Clinics in Orlando, Sanford, and Alafaya, we will be implementing a modified clinic process for public protection. Here is what you can

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13 Neglected Dogs are Now Safe at Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando

Previous Next Earlier this week, Pet Alliance jumped into action to rescue 13 neglected dogs from a hoarding case in North Florida. The situation was first uncovered by the Humane Society of the United States and Dixie County Sheriff’s Office. On a 5-acre property, nearly 150 dogs lived outside in appalling conditions without access to food or

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