Posts Tagged ‘prevention’

Hurricane Pet Tips & Pet Friendly Shelters

Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando Operation Hours during Hurricane Irma Pet Alliance will be CLOSED on Monday and Tuesday. The Atlantic Hurricane Season is June 1st to November 30th. Be prepared with these tips from the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando. Download our Hurricane Preparedness Sheet (PDF) Are you and your pet prepared? Never leave your…

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Heartworm Awareness Month

Heartworm disease is transmitted by mosquitoes and can be deadly, if left untreated.  “Dogs get heartworms by being bitten by mosquitoes,” says Dr. Rhoades, Medical Director for the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando. “Keeping dogs on a heartworm prevention is required year-round to keep them healthy here in Florida.”  Prescription heartworm prevention is available for…

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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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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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Check the Chip Day is August 15

Millions of pets go missing each year, and while we hope it never happens to your furry friend a microchip can significantly improve the chance of their safe return. That’s why we’re inviting you to celebrate ‘Check the Chip Day’ on Monday, August 15.  This is the perfect time to update your pets microchip registration…

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One Million Cat Challenge

The Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando is joining animal shelters across North America to save the lives of one million more cats in the next five years. It’s all part of a joint campaign of the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida and the UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program. The Million…

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