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Willie Nelson Can’t Get On The Road Again Without YOU!

Meet Sweet Willie Nelson! IMG_0545Willie is a 6yr old Retriever Mix that was found as a stray and transferred to Austin Pets Alive the middle of November. He has had multiple issues including a broken canine that needed to be extracted and lameness at his right, rear leg.Online fundraising for Willie Nelson Can't Get On the Road Again Without You!

We have successfully removed the broken canine that was causing him mouth pain issues and he was neutered at the same time and now he … more

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Help These Long Stay Shelter Dogs Get Healthy!

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Currently Austin Pets Alive! has 8 dogs that are in need of orthopedic surgery. Meet 5 of them! You can read all about them and donate to their cause below. Each of these dogs is currently on pain management therapy regime and in a foster home waiting for their ticket to be called and their surgery to happen. It truly … more

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Sugar Needs Some Sugar From Us Right Now! – FUND COMPLETED! THANK YOU!

sugar2Sugar needs some love from us! She is a 3m old domestic longhair kitten that was just diagnosed with aOnline fundraising for Sugar Needs Some Sugar From Us Right Now! heart murmur. Poor Sugar wassugar3 awaiting her spay surgery when a heart murmur was detected, postponing her surgery and therefore any adoption.

Before we can safely proceed with her spay surgery we need to know if her heart murmur is harming her and if she needs further … more

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December Volunteer of the Month- Amy Heil

This December, Austin Pets Alive! wants to thank and congratulate our next Volunteer of the Month- Amy Heil.

Amy HeilHere is what her fellow APA!-ers had to say about her:
“Amy is constantly at Parvo taking care of the pups. She brings the pups fresh chicken / turkey from whole foods market to entice the ones to eat. She is competent with her medical skills and always looking for what is best for the pups. She always willinging to go the extra mile to make sure the pups are comfortable … more

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Cinnamon was Hit by a Car and Needs YOUR Help! – FUNDED! THANK YOU!

 

CinnamonCinnamon is a very sweet 6lb Chihuahua that was found by a good Samaritan after being hit by a car in early November. Cinnamon was transferred to Austin Pets Alive the end of November to prevent euthanasia. Shortly after her intake here, the vets diagnosed her with a perianal hernia involving her bladder.

Her bladder has been traumatically displaced from it’s normal space in the abdomen and is now protruding out next to rectum.

Left in this position, Cinnamon is at risk for urinary tract issues and even bladder rupture, which often results in death. The … more

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Senior Lady Blanche is due for Blood Work! – FUNDED! THANK YOU!

blanche3Meet Blanche! Blanche is a 10yr old DHS brown tabby that is currently up for adoption at the Town Lake Animal Center. Blanche has diagnosed IBD (irritable bowel syndrome) and has been doing well but recently her appetite has diminished. She is being hospitalized to ensure that she is eating or being force fed daily. Because she is older and has a know medical issue it is important that we get lab work done to ensure there is nothing else going on with Blanche that needs attention.  A Senior Chemistry Profile is … more

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Bruno’s All Itchy! – But Not For Long! Funded!

Bruno3Bruno is all itchy and needs YOUR help! Bruno is a 6yr old DSH orange tabby that has a bad case of the itches!Online fundraising for Bruno's All Itchy! Poor Bruno has been suffering from dermatitis and despite many different treatments his issues have not resolved! Bruno’s symptoms right now are itching, fur loss, scabbing, and military dermatitis bumps on his neck and ears. Steroid courses  help Bruno but non so far have given him the relief that is needed for him to be a happy, … more

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Meet Tammy!

Tammy2How cute is Tammy! She is all smiles for the camera! Tammy is a 9 month old terrier pit mix. She loves toOnline fundraising for Meet Tammy! cuddle and knows several commands. She gets a long great with other dogs and loves to play. She is overall just a great dog. Sadly Tammy has ended up in the shelter system twice now, neither being her fault.
She originally was surrendered to the Austin Animal Center in June of this year because her family was moving … more

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