Monthly Archives: February 2012

A Letter from the Executive Director: APA!’s Request for Full Use of the TLAC Space

Volunteers and Supporters: As most of you know, we will be losing our 2807 Manchaca headquarters in just a few months and are searching for a permanent home. In the meantime, we have asked the city for permission to move … Continue reading

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Giving a Sweet Old Gal a Break

Xena’s first nine years were not what she expected. She spent her vulnerable puppy months and what should have been a happy and active adult life in someone’s backyard, lonely and often forgotten. The mange she’d developed stripped off much … Continue reading

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More Big Love: Meet Abby, Fannie and Patricia

Bigger and older dogs are getting the shorter end of the stick. Their benefits are plentiful — most are already house-trained, they’re appreciative of a loving home and they’re well beyond that chew-on-your-new-shoes phase of life. But for some reason, … Continue reading

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Leroy… Falling in Love with the “Last 10%”

We’ve talked a lot lately about the “last 10%” of the dogs still dying at Austin Animal Center.  You’ve probably heard us refer to the final savable group not in need of hospice; medium to large breed dogs with behavior challenges.  … Continue reading

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Cici

Cici is a sweet, extra cuddly chihuahua that has not had very good luck lately.  She came to Austin Animal Center as a stray and when no one came to claim her, she ended up on their euthanasia list.  So … Continue reading

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Shasta

Meet the beautiful Shasta!  We want her to take a confidence building class at the Canine Center.  She is very fearful of strangers and has come a really long way with APA.  When we first got her we couldn’t handle … Continue reading

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Zeus

Zeus is a two month old pup who is new to the Austin Pets Alive program.  During his intake exam at our veterinary clinic, it was discovered that Zeus has an anginal hernia that is causing shortness of breath, fatigue … Continue reading

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Maggie

Help Maggie stay with her mom!  Maggie’s mom came to owner surrender Maggie today, but kennels are full.  She does not want to give Maggie up, but she cannot afford her apartment’s $300 pet deposit.   When she adopted Maggie, … Continue reading

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