Category Archives: Adoptions

One-eyed Popeye is living the good life

Who has one eye and loves spinach? Popeye. Well maybe he’s not a lover of the leafy greens but this friendly and playful pup did find his forever family back in December. We recently touched base with Popeye’s new family … Continue reading

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Say Cheese! And help him too! Almost complete!

Poor Cheese was only a wee kitten of 3 weeks  when he arrived at APA’s doorstep. We could tell he had some sort of vision issues even then but he was so young the most important task was making sure … Continue reading

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Gemini – adopted as a pup, returned as an adult

Lets flash back a little. Meet Gemini. Austin Pets Alive first met Gemini as a 1/2 pound, 4 week old puppy back in 2012. She was rescued along with her 10 siblings from the Bastrop shelter where they were to be … Continue reading

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Welcome To The Brodie Bunch!

A Guest Post By Katy Gustafson Welcome to the Brodie Bunch! We have many amazing cats spend some time here at the Petco on Brodie Ln. Here are the stories of a few: I met Miss Polly one November day … Continue reading

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Flooding Update

Follow us on Facebook for the most up-to-date information. We are open regular business hours for adoptions. Saturday, October 31 Happy Halloween!!! Thanks to our AMAZING volunteers and staff, all dogs were evacuated to flood free areas and 42 went … Continue reading

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The APA! Matchmaker Program

  Launched ​in March 2015, the APA! Matchmaker Program was created to solve a fundamental problem for shelter visitors, how to know which of the dozens of dogs seen in the artificial context of their kennels will fit in their homes?  … Continue reading

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Life after TLAC…with Cane!

A Guest Post by Mike Troop I first got to know Cane as my running buddy while volunteering with the RTR program when he and I were both brand new to APA!. Two mornings a week I would take him … Continue reading

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BEEVET Animal Hospital comes through for Princess the Poodle

Princess is an 11.5 year old Poodle mix who came to us with some serious eye troubles amongst other ailments. She may be a little old lady, but she’s spunky and full of spirit so we needed to take care her … Continue reading

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