If Apollo is passed by at the shelter, he will never make it out alive

At the Orange County Animal Services in Orlando, Florida, Apollo is in a dangerous situation – absolutely by no fault of his own. Despite numerous attempts to contact the senior dog’s family, no one has … Read More

Betrayed 14-year-old cat: ‘No thanks I don’t want him anymore’

A disturbing situation occurred at the Orange County Animal Services early Wednesday evening when a 14-year-old cat was surrendered to the shelter. A volunteer writes:

“This is exactly what is wrong in our community. Aztec

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12-year-old senior pup’s days are numbered at high kill shelter

Bo is a 12-year-old senior in great health, yet no one has come forward to adopt him at Orange County Animal Services in Orlando, Florida. Is it because he is older? Do brindle colored dogs … Read More

Dog’s adorable face will make you smile, nobody wants him

His name is Scrappy, and this boy’s adorable face will make you smile. Then why is it no one has come for him, and why is it no one even bothers to look at him?… Read More

UPDATE: Frightened shelter dog just needed to hear ‘you’re a good girl’

Update: Aqua only has to the end of Monday to be rescued or she will be euthanized. Please share her story again.

At Orange County Animal Services in Orlando,  Florida, volunteers regularly interact with the … Read More

Blind and shaking in fear, tiny pup clings to volunteer whimpering for help

UPDATE: Returned to owner.

A ten-year-old Shih Tzu blind and shaking in fear has been at an Orlando, Florida shelter for three days. He lies in his bed shaking; who could blame him? According to … Read More

Heartbreaking: Abandoned senior reaches out to volunteer for reassuring hug

Near Orlando, Florida, a 12-year-old abandoned senior doesn’t want to die. On Sunday, Orange County Animal Services named him Leon, but a “rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” When shelter volunteer, Cris … Read More

Senior dog wakes up to dead canine companion after gravely ill owner surrenders dogs to shelter

When Duke and his bonded companion were surrendered to the Orange County Animal Services in Orlando, Florida on January 25, their world fell apart. Their owner has been gravely ill with Stage 4 cancer, and … Read More