Category Archives: Adoptions

How Cute is Twix!

Isn’t this dog adorable! He is a very sweet 6yr old Pomeranian/King Charles mix that was originally 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 … Continue reading

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A Feral-y Special Journey

In honor of National Feral Cat Day (which was October 16th), we asked a local “feral cat” lover to share her experience with these amazing creatures. What she had to say was so powerful, we knew we needed to share… … Continue reading

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Rosie’s heart needs help!

Sweet Rosie needs our help! She is an 8yr old terrier mix that was rescued from euthanasia in September. She is very shy and scared and may not have had the easiest life before but we’re doing all we can to change … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Help Us Help Lia Mia!

Lia Mia is one special girl! She is a very sweet 2yr old Terrier/Pit Mix that has a skin allergy and needs to be on a very special Hydrolized Protein diet. This diet means that she cannot tolerate any type of animal … Continue reading

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Quess and Quarry: Donate the Gift of Eyesight

Quess and Quarry are two unique siblings. They are a brother (solid grey) and sister (silver tabby) duo that were both born with a congenital abnormality called Eyelid Agenesis. The condition results in the lack of upper eyelid, usually the top outer … Continue reading

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He Waited 720 Days…

We all have our own journey to finding that special someone. Mine was a little odd: I had heard the name “Al Pacino” in passing but hadn’t met him (the dog, not the actor, guys). I volunteered with puppies in … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know about the Taurus Prep Program

Aust in Pets Alive! has teamed up with Taurus Training and Doggy Play Day to bolster the visibility of their canine residents and provide additional support to families planning to adopt from APA!. “We foster happier families by helping them develop … Continue reading

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