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Pet Story: Brett and Rhaegar

Brett discovered his love for dogs as a US Marine serving in Iraq: “I worked a lot with Canine Handlers. I got really used to working with dogs.” Brett is no longer in the military, but his love for dogs followed him to civilian life – he and his fiancé, Ashley, talked about getting a

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Make the Gift of a Lifetime

Are you interested in making a gift that will have significant impact on helping pets in Central Florida? There is an excellent opportunity if you are a donor in your 70s who want to make a gift during your lifetime from an asset that would be subject to multiple levels of taxation if it remained

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News and Events

Anna & Cindy – A Legacy of Love

Anna Hume lived a life of kindness, generosity and love for her family. She spent the last several years of her life living at the Mayflower in Winter Park. Anna loved painting, water aerobics, and getting her hair and nails done – but she especially loved her cat Cindy. As Anna was making decisions about

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Thanksgiving Pet Dangers

Thanksgiving is the perfect time to pause and give thanks for the joys in your life, especially your furry friends!  It’s also a time when your home may be full of wonderfully tempting foods for your pets. Of course, it’s always best to never give your pet table food but we realize the holidays are

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Giving Tuesday – Double Your Donation

  After Black Friday and Cyber Monday there’s Giving Tuesday, a national day of giving back.  You can participate by helping the homeless dogs and cats in our community. This year your donation will go twice as far thanks to Pet Alliance partner Reed Nissan.  They will be matching all Giving Tuesday donations dollar-for-dollar up

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Halloween Pet Safety

Everyone at the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando wants you to have a happy, and safe, Halloween!  While this holiday can be a lot of fun, it can be terrifying and even dangerous for your pets.  Keep these 10 tips in mind to ensure they are able to enjoy the holidays safely. Save the candy

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Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month

Throughout October we celebrate Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog month. This annual celebration raises awareness of the approximately 4 million dogs in shelters in the United States right now. The Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando is proud to support this national event by offering $25 adoptions all month long on regularly priced pets (normally $75), age six months or older,

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Patty Sheehan to be Honored

In 2014,  Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando established the Animal Hero Award to honor the people who go above and beyond to improve the lives of pets in our community. Each year, the recipient is honored at our annual Furball gala. The 2016 recipient is City of Orlando Commissioner, Patty Sheehan. The proud pet parent

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Why do cats have whiskers?

Like us, cats are mammals that are covered with hair. But there are definite differences in the hair that covers our bodies! First, most humans (except those that are going bald) have thicker hair on their heads than their arms and legs while cats have a pretty even distribution of hair over most of the

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Congratulations, Finalists!

The 3rd annual ‘My Best Friend’ Wine Label Contest sponsored by Quantum Leap Winery was the most competitive to date with more than $24,000 raised to benefit Pet Alliance!   The top three pets in each category, in terms of total votes, moved on to the final round and the grand prize winners will be

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Take your Cat to the Vet Day

August 22nd is National Bring Your Cat to the Vet Day.  Proper veterinary care is vital to providing your pet with a long and healthy life.  As this special day approaches we want to share with you 5 benefits of routine vet visits from the American Association of Feline Practitioners. Cats age more rapidly than

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August Volunteers of the Month

Jeff and Lisa are a couple who work so amazing individually, but also make an incredible team. They are here almost every Sunday caring for the cats as Kitty Cuddlers. Lisa is also amazing at taking pictures of the cats while she is playing with them. A lot of her pictures are actually on our

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