Category Archives: Adoptions

Events – April 2014

The Hightower – Night out!: April 2nd at 5PM Join APA! at The Hightower on April 2nd where a percentage of food proceeds will go to our life saving efforts! Bring your dog and join us on the patio for … Continue reading

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Happy National Humor Month!

The submissions are in and votes have been cast. Here are the top 15 funniest adopter submitted photos: “Just keeping the pizza warm, dad” Classic dog in the bluebonnets staple photo gone awry due to fly in the air… “Mine” … Continue reading

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Three Things Your Dog’s Looks Can’t Tell You

1. Personality and preferences A dog’s appearance is determined by only 0.25% of their entire genome. That leaves 99.75% of their genome unaccounted for. To predict personality and preferences based on 0.25% of a genome is like predicting what a … Continue reading

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APA! Barn Cats Join the Force

Bridging the gap between the “unadoptable” and the “so adoptable that they’re being sought out,” APA!’s Barn Cat program is doing big things in the name of no-kill. So big in fact that the police called in to investigate. Don’t … Continue reading

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Hello Dolly!

Meet Dolly! Dolly is a senior lady (13yrs old) and is a black and white Rat Terrier mix. Austin Pets Alive rescued Dolly from euthanasia in February and have been treating her for pulmonary hypertension the last few weeks. She … Continue reading

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Fannie finds her ForeverHome

Fannie going to her ForeverHome Fannie, the longest of long stay dogs at Austin Pets Alive! found a forever home today. She’s a 12 year old boxer mix who has been at APA! for 734 days. Before she came to … Continue reading

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2013 Review: FeLV Sanctuary

This week, the Cat Program is reviewing the Feline Leukemia (FeLV) Sanctuary.  FeLV is a virus contagious only between cats.  This virus can be spread through saliva, mucus, urine, feces, and milk from infected cats, as well as, by bite wounds, during … Continue reading

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2013 Review: Dazey’s Ward

This week, the Cat Program is looking at Dazey’s Ward’s performance in 2013.  Many cats are put on the euthanasia lists at animal shelters solely because they have ringworm, a fungus similar to athlete’s foot, which is highly treatable.  Since … Continue reading

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