Category Archives: Special Needs Pets

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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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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Roxanne’s knobby knees are a knockin!

Poor Roxanne! Her knees are messed up and she needs YOUR help! She has what is called bilateral luxating patellas which means her knee caps are moving in and out of place causing her discomfort and pain. Again, the only fix … 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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Emergency Surgery needed ASAP for Tallie! Help save her LIFE!

Tallie needs YOUR help TODAY! Tallie is a now 7m old terrier mix that was born with an inguinal hernia. Inguinal hernia’s are openings in the inguinal (inner thigh region) that allow blood vessels and nerves to pass through. They … Continue reading

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Update on Madelyn!

We need to help Madelyn! She is a 2.5yr old Terrier Mix that is already having knee issues! The ridges that keep the knee cap in place are worn down and are allowing the knee cap to move side to … Continue reading

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Help us give George a good leg to stand on!

Meet George! George is a 4yr old Black-Mouth Cur Mix and is in quite the predicament. He has an old injury or surgical repair of his left radius that did not heal properly and so now the bones have healed in … Continue reading

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Is large, loving and friendly your type? Meet Louie!

Louie is a very sweet 2yr old Pitty Mix. He is 60lbs of pure love and really enjoys human company. He truly is man’s best friend! We don’t know Louie’s history but he has a pellet in his head from … Continue reading

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