Photo Release -- Free Dog & Cat Adoptions After Christmas at Pet Alliance

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Reed Nissan Pet Rescue Project Adopt-a-thon challenge is nearing the finish line and the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando is turning to the community for help to reach the goal of adopting 2,000 pets into new homes. To help reach the goal, the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando announced today that all dogs and all cats are FREE to adopt at both Pet Alliance animal shelter locations after Christmas on December 26th, 27th and 28th. Plus, every pet adopted from the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando during the After Christmas Sale also goes home with a gift bag that includes treats and a very special plush toy. The fee-waived adoptions give everyone who loves pets the opportunity to take part in helping homeless animals by adopting a new pet.

Hundreds of cats and dogs are still looking for their FURever homes and now they are free to adopt after Christmas at Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando animal shelters.

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"We have just over 400 homeless animals to adopt into new homes to meet the Adopt-a-thon challenge," said Kerri Burns, Executive Director for Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando. "We know that with warm and generous hearts the people of Central Florida can help make dreams come true for the dogs and cats."

"It brings tremendous joy to every member of the Reed family to help find pets FURever homes," said Aaron Hill, General Manager of Reed Nissan in Orlando. "Our Pet Rescue Project is helping to save the lives of more than 2,000 homeless pets, but it also adds a tremendous warmth to the holidays for all of us at Reed Nissan."

On average, Pet Alliance invests about $300 in every adoptable pet to provide sterilization, micro chipping, vaccinations, flea and heartworm prevention, pet health insurance, and a veterinarian examination. The Pet Alliance Orlando shelter is located at 2727 Conroy Road, Orlando, Florida 32839 and the Pet Alliance Sanford shelter is located at 2800 County Home Road, Sanford, Florida 32773. More information about adoptable pets at both locations can be obtained online at or by calling (407)351-7722.

About Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando

As the go-to pet experts for Central Florida, the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando does good things for dogs and cats and the people who love them. Formerly the SPCA of Central Florida, the organization's goal is to provide compassionate and knowledgeable services for pets and to be leaders in innovative animal care and veterinary medicine. More than 10,000 homeless dogs and cats will turn to the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando for caring, compassion, and hope through its two animal shelters this year. Highly skilled veterinarians will help and heal an additional 45,000 animals through two veterinary clinics. Providing shelter for animals in crisis, disaster response efforts, and pet food pantry programs for dogs and cats in need, thousands of additional animals are helped each year. Visit for more information.

CONTACT: Media Contact: Sean Hawkins, 407.418.0904

Source:Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando