Monthly Archives: December 2010

Buddy – A Home is a Simple Wish to Grant

Star light, star bright I wish I may, I wish I might Have this wish I wish tonight… Buddy’s wish is to go home. Home.  For a dog, that means a soft place to sleep, regular meals, and love & … Continue reading

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Update: Kiwi the Speed Racer

Clementine’s kittens are continuing to grow, sometimes it’s visible just overnight! Kiwi is quickly becoming known as the “speed racer” partly due to the racing stripes that appear prominently down her back, but mostly because she needs a crash helmet! She is rambunctious and adventurous, … Continue reading

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Ringing in the New Year with APA!

We’ll be open until 7 p.m on New Years Eve and will open at 11 a.m on New Year’s Day! We’re pretty sure that makes us the only shelter in Austin to be open on the holiday. So, while many … Continue reading

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Year-End Highlight of the Parvo Pup Program: 224 pups treated

Mandy came to APA! from TLAC with parvo in March. After spending a week with Ellen, I took her in as my first foster. Mandy was skinny, had little energy and an even littler appetite. Recovery was slow (she showed … Continue reading

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Get Me Outta Here!! (Frankie Needs a Home)

Does your kitty need a friend? So does Frankie! Frankie is a buff-colored tabby with big golden brown eyes. He is a lovely companion for humans, but really, truly shines around other cats. He loves the grumpy adult cat or even the … Continue reading

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Helping Austin Pets Alive! Without Spending a Dime – Common Kindness

As you are getting ready for the many meals and parties with friends and family this season, get your coupons from Common Kindness and you will help both your wallet and Austin Pets Alive!  Common Kindness offers coupons for your … Continue reading

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Dixie – Settling into her forever home

Dixie was one of those dogs that everyone in APA! knew. Not just because she was unexplainably with us for a while, but also because she jumped into each person’s heart with excitement and affection. We received an update and … Continue reading

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Update 12/22/10 8PM: Right before our foster arrived at TLAC to pick up Levi today and right after we raised all of the money needed for his surgery, the Austin Humane Society pulled him into their program! We’ve contacted all … Continue reading

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