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How Cute is Twix!

twix2Isn’t this dog adorable! He is a very sweet 6yr old Pomeranian/King Charles mix that was originallyOnline fundraising for How Cute is Twix! adopted in June of 2012 but just recently returned because sadly his owner just didn’t want him anymore. This is a bad situation for poor Twix but we are glad he is safe and we will do everything we can to find him a permanent home!

Twix has lots of furloss going down his back and around his rump. The vets would like to test him … more

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Our Recent Fund Graduates! Updates below


So far this month Ely, Tiger Lilly, Grams, and Tallie have all had their medical funds completed and paid for… Read an update on them now!

Ely3Ely is scheduled and ready for his orthopedic surgery! On October 22nd Mobile Veterinary Specialists will come to Austin Pets Alive! to perform bilateral tibial plateau leveling osteotomies on Ely knees. Ely is very excited and can’t wait to REALLY show us just how happy and energetic he is!


grams   Grams is doing well in her foster home. She is still urinating … more

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The Most Difficult and Expensive Shelter Cases……..

Currently Austin Pets Alive! has 9 dogs that are in need of orthopedic surgery. 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 takes a village to keep Austin’s No Kill status, and this group of dogs is a large piece of the puzzle.

Your donations will help this overlooked and underfunded population of dogs get the much needed help they’ve been waiting for!

Shelters across the country are all faced with a common medical issue that … more

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APA! versus SAPA!

The competition is on!
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It’s San Antonio Pets Alive versus Austin Pets Alive! in a match to see who can sell the most T-shirts this week.

Check out the designs below and order your shirts today! SAPA is knocking it out of the ballpark in sales so we need to catch up ASAP- and we have 7 days to do just that.

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Purchase your shirt now!

P.S. $10 of every shirt sale … more

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Sweetie Needs Your Help!

Online fundraising for Sweetie Needs Your Help!IMG_5467-2Sweetie’s family has been hiding her in their apartment because they can’t afford the $400 pet deposit, but if they get caught they will get evicted. They adore Sweetie and have made sure she is spayed, vaccinated and micro-chipped, but they need help with the deposit to keep her.IMG_5472-2

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Roxanne’s knobby knees are a knockin!

Roxanne1 Roxanne2Poor Roxanne! Her knees are messed up and she needs YOUR help! She has what is called bilateral luxating patellas which means her knee caps are moving in and out of place causing her discomfort and pain.Online fundraising for Roxanne's knobby knees are a knockin!

Again, 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, … more

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This Boy Ely! – Funds Raised and Surgery is Scheduled!

ely1 Affectionate and cuddly, Ely is not shy about asking for what he wants. “I love you,” his eyes say. “So, how about giving me that cookie!”  Ely is an a handsome 3yr old Pit Mix that just loves people. He has been known to follow his fosters around the house just because as well as spoon on the couch.

Ely is 3yrs old and in the prime of his life! Sadly, he has two bum knees. Ely is in need of TPLO, or tibial plateau leveling osteotomy, surgery on both his knees in … more

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Meet Grams!

gramsMeet Sweet Grams (as in Grandma)! She is a 12yr DSH tortoishell cat. Grams is a sweet seniorOnline fundraising for Meet Grams! but she is urinating inappropriately and because of her age needs bloodwork done to help the vets make sure she is not going through any stages of illness that we cannot see.

Grams needs what is called a Core Health blood panel. Can you help us get Grams fully examined?


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