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Halloween Pet Safety

October 2, 2016

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

September 30, 2016

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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2016 Furball

Patty Sheehan to be Honored

September 12, 2016

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?

September 12, 2016

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!

September 12, 2016

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 8, 2016

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

August 8, 2016

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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Pet Fire Safety

July 8, 2016

Pet Fire Safety Day will be held on Friday, July 15.  As this day approaches we want to share a few tips to help prevent the more than 40,000 pets who are killed each year in house fires.  Small steps and awareness can prevent many of these tragedies. Preventing Pet Fires Never leave pets along…

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July Volunteers of the Month!

July 8, 2016

Did you know? Volunteers give more than 46,000 hours a year to help Central Florida pets.  Take a moment to say thanks on our Facebook page now.   Mary has accumulated over 900 hours in her 2 years of service with our Sanford shelter. Not only does she socialize our shelter cats at least two…

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Pet Alliance to Shelter Victims Pets

June 13, 2016

On June 12, 2016, our community experienced a tragic act of terrorism and hatred that has deeply impacted us all.  At Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando, our sincerest condolences go out to the families that are directly affected by this senseless violence. For the past 80 years, it has been our honor to provide care…

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