Category Archives: Foster

Luna’s down on her luck. Can you help her?

Luna is a beautiful 62 pound Weimeraner Mix that has been living at the Town Lake Animal Center with APA since February 2016. Sadly Luna was surrendered to the Austin Animal Center because her owners were having a baby and … 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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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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Big Boy strikes a pose for donations!

Look at that pose! Big Boy is such a ham trying to work it to find his forever home! Big Boy is an 8yr old Pit Mix that was owner surrendered to animal control officers while out in the city. … Continue reading

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UPDATE – Tipsy’s Last Chance

After having gone to Texas A&M for a 2nd heart surgery on May 6th we just recently found out that the surgery was not successful. Tipsy is 11 months old and has now undergone 2 surgeries this year to repair … Continue reading

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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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Forever wouldn’t be long enough with Stardust

Forever wouldn’t be long enough with Stardust A Guest Post By Natascha Hamman Stardust came to me two days after the death of my hospice foster Browder. I wasn’t anticipating another hospice foster so soon, but everyone knows I’m a sucker … Continue reading

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Neo’s APA! Story

A Guest Post By Shorey Russell On November 3rd I received a transport plea that 2 cats were needing a rescue ride from a local shelter to Austin Pets Alive! As someone who loves being a transport volunteer, I jump … Continue reading

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