Boo Boo has been undergoing treatment for itchy skin and furloss but all to no avail. Boo Boo’s itchiness has not gotten better until recently when he was started on steroids. This indicates he is having an allergy issue.
Poor Boo Boo has … more
We are excited to announce our 5th annual American Pets Alive! conference!
American Pets Alive! provides the forum for Austin Pets Alive! to share information on the life saving programs and protocols that helped Austin, Texas become the largest no-kill city in the United States.
APA! staff and volunteers will be joined by other national leaders in the No-Kill movement to provide detailed information on how you can replicate this success in your own community.
This year’s conference will be held at the beautiful Westin at the Domain, located in north Austin and in close … more
Austin Pets Alive! recently faced an issue with building code violations at the Town Lake Animal Center. Several companies stepped up to ensure that we could continue saving lives without interruption.
We have now addressed all city code violations and we could not have done it without the following companies:
Thank you, Austin, for time and time again stepping up to ensure that we remain the largest no-kill city in the country.
The following was written and submitted by APA! dog volunteer, Leora Orent:
I volunteer at Austin Pets Alive! about 5 times a week. I spend my time there with the dogs and there is plenty to do to care for them: taking them on walks, cleaning their kennels, changing their water, making sure their bedding is clean, and much more. But most of all letting them feel that they are loved and will not be forgotten any more.
These dogs are cared for just about as much as volunteers care for the dogs we have at … more
A warm thank you to January’s Volunteer of the Month, Karen Hardwick. If you have ever visited Town Lake Animal Center, you have undoubtedly seen her snapping photos or walking dogs. An indispensable part of the APA! team, Karen was overwhelmingly nominated for recognition by her peers…
“Karen is everywhere! She is super involved, does an amazing job with the APA! Dog Volunteers FB page, runs Pet Pals, and is a huge asset for APA! She is tireless :)” – Anonymous
“Karen is a wonderful photographer with a special talent for … more
Roxanne was rescued Sept 4th 2014 and was previously diagnosed with a grade 3/4 luxated patella. She is a 3rd old Pit Mix. Sadly the only fix is a surgical repair of both knees. She is a young, 3.5yr old Pit Mix and surgery repair is important to her quality of life. She loves kids, loves to play, and really just loves life so we really want to see her enjoying it to the fullest!
Roxanne needs … more