Happy Tails: 11-Year-Old Gwen’s Skin Cancer Diagnosis and Adoption

This year had no shortage of incredible Tails of Joy, as over 5,200 homeless dogs and cats turned to Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando for compassionate care. 

No matter the shape, size, breed or age, dogs and cats who come to Pet Alliance are always given the second chance they need and deserve.

None of this would be possible without your support. 

One shelter dog who knows what your generosity is capable of firsthand is 11-year-old Gwen.

Gwen spent most of her life living outside before she arrived at Pet Alliance. When our shelter medical staff examined her, they discovered she was suffering from skin cancer due to so much time spent in the strong Florida sun. Just like with humans, this diagnosis was life-changing for Gwen. She became a first of its kind special needs adoption case at Pet Alliance.

Unable to spend any significant amount of time in the sun, Gwen needed to find a special owner who would understand her unique situation. Her age and diagnosis would require frequent vet visits, additional expenses and, especially disheartening for a dog, a life spent mostly indoors. 

Sweet seniors like Gwen deserve to spend their remaining years in a loving home and we realize that it can take time to find the right adopter. It took 51 days in the shelter, but Gwen found the human she needed. 

Gwen’s story is a tale of hope. When you give, we are able to provide second chances to animals who have no where else to turn for lifesaving medical care, nutritious meals, playtime and lots of love from staff and volunteers.

Will you donate to give animals like Gwen a second chance at life?

$25 – microchips 2 dogs 

$50 – one shelter pet medical exam

$100 – spay/neuter surgery for one shelter pet

$250 – five shelter pet medical exams 

$500 – spay/neuter surgery for five shelter pets

FREE Spay & Neuter Days at the Alafaya Clinic

CALL TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT: (407) 351-7722 Free Spay & Neuter Days at the Pet Alliance Alafaya Clinic for City of Orlando Residents ONLY. Available appointment days:World Spay Day: Tuesday, February 25, 2020Wednesday, March 25, 2020Thursday, April 20, 2020RestrictionsOwned dogs and cats only. Feral animals and rescues are NOT eligible.We are allowing 2 pets, per

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2020 Summer Camp Registration is Open!

The Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando’s Summer Camps are designed for kids who love animals. Campers will experience hands on activities with shelter pets, gain knowledge from educational speakers, and enjoy animal-related arts & crafts, enrichment projects, games, and much more. Our Camps will be held at our Orlando facility on Conroy Road.  Summer Camp

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Let the Fundraising Begin — Paws in the Park 2020!

Grab your Leash and your Float: Orlando’s Largest Pet Parade is on its way!  Paws in the Park Dock Diving station in action! Join us on Saturday, February 8, 2020 for Paws in the Park where we’ll parade (in style!) around Lake Eola in support of Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando, the region’s oldest and largest animal

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