Orange County

Meet a local hero and adopt a new furever family member this holiday season

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Orange County Fire Rescue and Orange County Animal Services are teaming up this holiday season for a furtastic pawliday event.

On Saturday, families can meet a firefighter and find a new furry member of the family this holiday season.

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Orange County firefighters will be at Orange County Animal Services at 2768 Conroy Road on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to meet families with a bounce house and table full of fun activities for the kids.

Animal Services will have dogs and cats on hand for immediate adoption.

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“Orange County Fire Rescue is proud to be a part of this event to help bring awareness to Animal Services,” said Fire Chief James Fitzgerald. “We want the public to come out, meet our firefighters and help find these animals a forever home this holiday season.”

OCAS has seen a record number of animals coming in and the risk of overcrowding remains. Foster families and volunteers are also needed to help care for the animals until a permanent home can be found.

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Adoption fees through the month of December are only $20. First Responders can adopt at no charge.

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