Where can I adopt a dog around Orlando, FL?

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Animal rescues and shelters located around Orlando, FL 

Where can you adopt a pet in the Orlando area? Keep reading below to learn about rescues and shelters in our area. We’d love to see you here at Carl Black Orlando as well. We don’t have dogs, but we do have quick oil changes. 

List of places with dog adoptions in Orlando, FL 

Happy Trails Animal Rescue on Goldenrod Road 

Happy Trails Animal Rescue is open Tuesday through Friday. They offer adoptions, rehoming programs, and community resources. All of the dogs live in foster homes around the area, but you can view them online. 

Puppy Pleasers Rescue in Orlando, FL 

Puppy Pleasers takes in mainly puppies and small dogs, so it is a great place to look if you prefer one of those options. They also occasionally have large dogs. You can also let the organization know what type of breed you are looking for, and they’ll try to find a match. 

Save a Life Pet Rescue in Oviedo, FL 

Save a Life Pet Rescue currently does adoption events at PetSmart in Oviedo, FL. The dogs live in foster homes, so you’ll have to head to one of these adoption events to meet them, or you can find them online. Adoption events go from noon to three on Saturdays and Sundays. 

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The Pittie Party of Central Florida 

The Pittie Party of Central Florida saves dogs on the euthanasia list in county shelters. Many healthy dogs are euthanized due to overcrowding at shelters, so supporting a company like this is a great way to reduce the strain on shelters.  

Poodle and Pooch Rescue of Florida 

Another foster-based organization, Poodle and Pooch rescue save dogs who are often overlooked at shelters including elderly dogs, neglected dogs, and dogs with medical needs. The dogs here tend to be on the smaller and older side, making them a great addition to laid-back homes. 

Second Chance Animal Rescue & Sanctuary in West Orlando, FL 

Second Chance Animal Rescue & Sanctuary uses foster homes to care for dogs and cats. The sanctuary part of their name refers to the owner’s own pack of animals who live at the sanctuary.  

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