Category Archives: Adoptions

On paper and at the shelter Plex may have seemed like an “unadoptable” dog

  A Guest Post by Tabitha Szarko I first met Plex while working at Austin Pets Alive! last summer. He was not the hard-to- control beast that I had heard whispers of — the one who broke off several teeth trying … Continue reading

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Meet Senior Gal Icelandia!

Icelandia is a beautiful and regal 16yr old senior cat that has been with APA since Feb 2015! She is a calm cat and loves to snuggle with people. She is not finicky and has a quiet temperament. Icelandia is … Continue reading

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Help Epstean, Donate Today

Poor Epstean! Epstean is a 5yr old Terrier/Boxer mix that came to us, saved from euthanasia, with a large golf-ball sized tumor at the front of his lower mandible. Amazingly he was eating well and loving life despite what must … Continue reading

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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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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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