Author: Jennifer Graddy

Paws in the Park: February 13

Join The Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando at Lake Eola on Saturday, February 13th from 9am to 1pm for Orlando’s largest pet walk, Paws in the Park!  This annual pet walk and festival attracts more than 12,000 people and pets to Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando and has become a tradition for many Central Florida residents. Your participation in Paws in the Park helps raise funds to care for more than 8,000 homeless dogs and cats who will turn to the Pet Alliance’s two animal shelters for caring, compassion and hope this year. Our knowledgeable veterinarians will also...

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Pints and Paws: January 23

Bring your pup and friends to World of Beer Dr. Phillips for Pints and Paws! A donation of $10 is requested with 65% of all proceeds benefitting the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando. There will be raffles and giveaways throughout the event and or course, beer! Questions? Contact Chris Wyatt at (407) 739-2265 or email...

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RescueFest 2016

Pookie’s is proud to announce the 8th Annual RescueFest, a fundraiser and adoption day to benefit local non-profit animal rescue groups! This year’s event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 30, 2016, at the picturesque Lake Lily Park in Maitland. This fun-filled annual event seeks to increase awareness and promote adoption of homeless pets, tens of thousands of which are abandoned and turned in to local shelters every year in Central Florida. You can make a difference for animals in need! Last year’s event was the most successful yet, featuring 38 breed-specific and other...

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Thanksgiving Safety Tips

From ASPCA Website ‘Tis the season for friends, family and holiday feasts—but also for possible distress for our animal companions. Pets won’t be so thankful if they munch on undercooked turkey or a pet-unfriendly floral arrangement, or if they stumble upon an unattended alcoholic drink. Check out the following tips from ASPCA experts for a fulfilling Thanksgiving that your pets can enjoy, too. Talkin’ Turkey If you decide to feed your pet a little nibble of turkey, make sure it’s boneless and well-cooked. Don’t offer her raw or undercooked turkey, which may contain salmonella bacteria. Sage Advice Sage can...

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