Monthly Archives: February 2011

Ellen featured in Community Impact Austin

We’re always excited when Dr. Ellen Jefferson gets the recognition she deserves and Community Impact has been nothing but supportive of Austin Pets Alive! Check out this article published about Ellen lasrt week.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Kim Borron

Kim has been a huge part of APA’s dog rescue for over 2 1/2 years and has helped save many lives from Town Lake Animal Center.  Our Rescue Team would not be where it is today without her.  In addition … Continue reading

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Buttercup update

Wow, what a couple of days for our Buttercup! She went to see Dr. Vasanjee at the Heart of Texas Veterinary Specialty Center for x-rays and get ready for surgery for her herniated disc. She was very uncomfortable during the … Continue reading

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How to Help Without Spending a Dime: Ebay Giving Works

Starting your spring cleaning a little early this year and getting ready to sell your unused belongings on Ebay?   Then you can help Austin Pets Alive!  Ebay provides a program called Ebay Giving Works and through this program you can … Continue reading

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Meet Mildred – A True Golden Girl

Meet Mildred, a sassy senior citizen looking for her happy ending. Mildred was a puppy mill momma, delivering litter after litter of pups to be sold for profit. Finally she was allowed to retire in her old age, at which … Continue reading

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The Sweetest Little Buttercup

Update: Buttercup will likely not need surgery after all. The funds raised will go to the many other dogs in our program that need medical attention though! In addition, Buttercup has already been adopted! And even better news that the … Continue reading

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Latest Building Project: Overnight Kennels

Some of our dogs just need a place to lay their heads after a long day at an off-site adoption site. When we moved into our building in August, we didn’t want to waste another minute to save more lives. … Continue reading

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Adopt an Elder Statesman!

It bears mentioning that this post didn’t stem from just a cute idea to feature the old men of APA!.  It started by some volunteers talking about their favorite dogs and realizing that quite a few of them had, you … Continue reading

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