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Media Release: Austin Pets Alive! is Celebrating Love Your Rescue Pet Day on Saturday, July 16, 2016

Austin Pets Alive! is celebrating Love Your Rescue Pet Day on Saturday, July 16, 2016
July 12, 2016 (Austin, TX)- Austin Pets Alive! is celebrating Love Your Rescue Pet Day, their annual day of giving on Saturday, July 16, 2016. This year APA! supporters can shop at participating businesses who will donate back a portion of their day’s sales, stop by their adoption event at the Town Lake Animal Center shelter and attend their celebratory event at the ABGB Saturday evening.

After an official city proclamation declaring July 16, 2016 to be Love Your Rescue Pet Day, Austin residents are encouraged to … more

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Austin Pets Alive! Hosting Love Your Rescue Pet Day Adoption Event Thanks To HostGator

Austin Pets Alive! will celebrate their fourth annual Love Your Rescue Pet Day this coming weekend. This year’s celebration will include an inaugural Adoption Event at APA!’s Town Lake Animal Center thanks to corporate sponsor, HostGator.

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On Saturday, July 16 – visit us at 1156 W. Cesar Chavez St. Austin TX 78703 during the shelter’s open adoption hours to take advantage of our special adoption rates for Love Your Rescue Pet Day 2016.

Dogs and cats six months and older will be available for adoption for only $16. Adopt for $16 on July 16th.

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Help Kitty Boy with a diagnosis – FUND COMPLETE! THANK YOU!

kittyboyKitty Boy. It’s a name that does an excellent job of summing up exactly who and what he is. He’s a kitty. And he’s of the male persuasion. You can’t get much clearer than that. Kitty Boy is also about as white as a cat can get, if you don’t count the pink ears, nose, and a subtle streak above his nose that makes him look like he sneezed into an ashtray. Oh yes, and his eyes are the most amazing blue.

Kitty Boy is 12yrs old and the vets would like to … more

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Media Release: The Pet Loss Center Commits To $12,000 In Cremation Services As A Sponsor Of Austin Pets Alive!

The Pet Loss Center Commits To $12,000 In Cremation Services As A Sponsor Of Austin Pets Alive!
July 6, 2016 (Austin, TX)- Austin Pets Alive! is proud to announce that The Pet Loss Center has committed to a year-long sponsorship with Austin Pets Alive!, which will provide $12,000 in pet cremation services to help APA! honor the lives of their shelter pets.

“The loss of a pet is a very emotional experience,” said Jordana Moerbe, Clinic Manager for Austin Pets Alive!. “We believe shelter pets deserve the same respect after death as owned pets and The Pet Loss Center partnership allows … more

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Little Lemonhead needs help! – FUND COMPLETE! THANK YOU!

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How cute is little Lemonhead! He is a 7 week old kitten that is experiencing some medical issues! Lemonhead started having hind-end mobility issues the beginning on June as a tiny baby kitten and after several treatments has made no improvement. X-rays showed Lemonhead possibly has a luxated hip but it does not explain why or how this could have happened. He is such a tiny fellow blood work could indicate if infection is causing his odd symptoms or if he has a congenital disease, such as hyperthyroidism.
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UPDATE – Tipsy’s Last Chance

tipsy3After having gone to Texas A&M for a 2nd heart surgery on May 6th we just recently found out that the Tipsy4surgery was not successful. Tipsy is 11 months old and has now undergone 2 surgeries this year to repair a congenital heart defect referred to as a PDA. The medical staff, volunteers, and as you can imagine her foster family, are all incredibly disappointed Tipsy is still not able to move on from this.
Because of the difficult nature of Tipsy’s … more

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Media Release: Austin Pets Alive! Urgently Asks Austinites to Save 50 Dogs by Fostering Before July 4th- with a little help from actor Justin Theroux

Austin Pets Alive! Urgently Asks Austinites to Save 50 Dogs by Fostering Before July 4th- with a little help from actor Justin Theroux
July 1, 2016 (Austin, TX):

Austin Pets Alive! is reaching out to the Austin community with an urgent need to place 50 dogs in foster homes right away.

“We will see an influx of dogs on July 4th, and in order to save those incoming dogs, we need to make space. So we are pleading with the public to help us reach our goal of moving 50 dogs into foster homes now. We have relied on … more

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APA! PASS Program

Guest post by Shorey Russell

In February 2016, Austin marked five years of maintaining No-Kill status – an accomplishment that every Austinite should be incredibly proud of, but one that many of us also realize puts us in the spotlight for setting an example. The municipal shelter and many rescue organizations work together for this incredible 90 percent+ live outcome rate, and Austin Pets Alive! (APA!) continues to play a critical role in this achievement. Over the next few weeks, we will be sharing insights into the innovative and comprehensive programs APA! has developed specifically to serve key demographics of animals … more

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