Posts Tagged ‘Volunteer’

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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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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Volunteers of the Month

Lorraine has been a Volunteer at Pet Alliance for 12 years! She started in 2004 as a Kitty Cuddler and has become a Lead Volunteer and Crafty Critter. She helps in the monthly Interactive Training Sessions, teaching new volunteers the ins and outs of being a Kitty Cuddler. She also makes comfy cozy blankets for…

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Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Looking to become involved at the Pet Alliance but not sure the shelter is for you? We have lots of opportunities outside of the shelter including Office, Wizard, Party Animal (special events), Pet Food Pantry and Foster Care. This summer both of our shelter locations will be holding multiple Open Houses for these non-shelter roles. One…

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Thank you, Volunteers!

Between April 12 and the 18th, the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando will celebrate the outstanding commitment of its volunteers as part of National Volunteer Appreciation Week.  Last year alone, volunteers contributed more than 46,000 hours of their time to the organization in almost every area of operations. Volunteers are involved with shelter operations, helping…

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Meet Martin Lochte: Longtime Bark Buddy

Meet Martin! An ex-engineer of 28 years, Martin spends a lot of his free time, now that he’s retired, at the Pet Alliance. One day when he was still working full time, a colleague posed the question, “What would you do if you didn’t have to work?” Martin decided he’d like to help animals, and,…

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Both locations will be closed on Thanksgiving day. Adoptions will open early from 10-6 on Friday!