Category Archives: Awareness/ PR

Scoop it up, Austin – It’s Your Duty!

Scoop it up, Austin – It’s Your Duty! It Adds Up! If all the dog poop created in one day in Austin was put in one pile it would weigh 150,000 pounds. What’s the Problem? Pet Waste: It’s not just … Continue reading

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The History of No Kill in Austin – Part 4: Parvo by Dr. Ellen Jefferson

In 2008, when I signed on with Austin Pets Alive! as Executive Director, I had a distinct advantage in saving lives because I’m a veterinarian. Back then, any puppy at the city shelter (and this problem was not singular to … Continue reading

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Calling all warriors, dashers, mudders and APA! supporters!

Calling all warriors, dashers, mudders and APA! supporters! We are happy to announce that our corporate sponsor, Austin Subaru, is hosting APA!’s first-ever Ruff and Rugged Run on Sunday, October 2 at MYLO Obstacle Fitness in south Austin. This obstacle … Continue reading

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Hector is feeling better thanks to Firehouse Animal Health Center

At 8 years old, Hector is a senior cat that was in desperate need of oral care when he came into the APA! Cat Program. His mouth was so painful he could not eat well and was constantly drooling. Due … Continue reading

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Statement Regarding Kano

Statement Regarding Kano Austin Pets Alive! has recently learned about the tragic killing of Kano. We are heartsick that this has happened to one of our graduates. Thankfully the court system is pursuing justice for Kano and we hope it … Continue reading

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UPDATE! Raven’s heart condition and prognosis

You may remember Raven from previous posts. Raven had a congenital heart defect that was detected several months ago when she was a tiny puppy. Raven was born into the care of Austin Pets Alive with pulmonic stenosis,  an obstruction of … Continue reading

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Media Release: Puppy with Traumatic Amputation to Back Leg Arrives at Austin Pets Alive!

Puppy with Traumatic Amputation to Back Leg Arrives at Austin Pets Alive! July 29, 2016 (Austin, TX)- A young puppy with a traumatic amputation to her back leg arrived at Austin Pets Alive! and will likely need an additional amputation … Continue reading

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At only 6 pounds Quinn needs major surgery

Quinn is TINY at only 5.75pounds! Little Quinn is a new arrival at APA. She was transferred to APA on July 15th after being tagged as “at risk” for euthanasia because of a dislocated hip. Quinn is requiring an FHO … Continue reading

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