Local Pet Rescue Options

Pet Rescue by Judy

Pet Rescue by Judy is a non-profit organization that was founded with the goal of rescuing dogs and cats and helping them find new forever homes. Established in 1986, Judy set out to take a proactive approach, and help animals that were abandoned by providing them with wellness care and a second chance at finding a home.

Pet Rescue by Judy provides adoption events, foster programs, volunteer programs, and educational resources for the community.

T.E.A.R.S. of Seminole County

Together Every Animal Receives Support (T.E.A.R.S.) of Seminole County is a foundation that works with Seminole County Animal Services and local shelters to improve both the quality of life and living conditions for shelter animals. Their mission is to give these animals the prospect of beginning a new life in a foster or forever home.

Through fund-raising and charity events and community education, T.E.A.R.S. nurtures respect and compassion for animals throughout Seminole County. To learn more about their work, please visit their website.

The C.A.R.E. Foundation

The C.A.R.E. Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 1996 with the mission of providing non-domestic, non-releasable exotic animals with a safe and permanent home.

The C.A.R.E. Foundation also offers education about conservation and the current environmental issues affecting threatened and endangered species, and local wildlife and their natural habitat. As a part of their community outreach program, they also host various educational groups and tours for schools, resorts, and other activities throughout the community.

Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando

The mission of the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando is to promote responsible human behavior toward all animals.

In addition to promoting kindness and responsibility towards animals, the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando also provides adoption and wellness care services, as well as educational and volunteer opportunities for the community.

Psychological Service Dogs, Inc. is a dual purpose nonprofit and the first nonprofit in the United States to provide Service Dogs, through rescue, to individuals with invisible disabilities (specifically psychological, emotional, or intellectual challenges).

We are one of the only nonprofit organizations that utilize paid and professionally trained Service Dog trainers, thereby ensuring that our clients receive a highly skilled Service Dog for their very specific needs.