Category Archives: Special Needs Pets

Meet Sweet Whiskers – He REALLY needs dental work!

Whiskers is only 8 MONTHS OLD and has already been diagnosed with stomatitis.  Whiskers has severe inflammation around his premolars that will not improve until his teeth are extracted. While he seems to be in good spirits stomatitis is a … Continue reading

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Say Cheese! And help him too! Almost complete!

Poor Cheese was only a wee kitten of 3 weeks  when he arrived at APA’s doorstep. We could tell he had some sort of vision issues even then but he was so young the most important task was making sure … Continue reading

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Gemini – adopted as a pup, returned as an adult

Lets flash back a little. Meet Gemini. Austin Pets Alive first met Gemini as a 1/2 pound, 4 week old puppy back in 2012. She was rescued along with her 10 siblings from the Bastrop shelter where they were to be … Continue reading

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BEEVET Animal Hospital comes through for Princess the Poodle

Princess is an 11.5 year old Poodle mix who came to us with some serious eye troubles amongst other ailments. She may be a little old lady, but she’s spunky and full of spirit so we needed to take care her … Continue reading

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Shamrock Gets A Better Outlook & A Better Chance At A Forever Family

Shamrock was a very misunderstood dog! He is a six year old Chihuahua that is diabetic and had vision loss due to cataracts. The cataracts were very likely caused by uncontrolled diabetes (from before his time with Austin Pets Alive!). There were times … Continue reading

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Help Christopher Now!

Christopher is not in good shape right now and needs help quickly! He is a 3yr old Terrier Mix that was found on the side of the road and picked up by animal control. Since he was picked up Christopher … Continue reading

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Carmen’s Story

Carmen’s fund has been moved! To read about and donate to Carmen please click the link below! http://www.gofundme.com/caringforcarmen

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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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