Category Archives: Special Needs Pets

New Intake Star

Star is a brand new cat to Austin Pets Alive and was just transferred in today! She is a 10yr old beautiful medium-haired tortoiseshell. Unfortunately she also has a large mass under and behind her ear that is ulcerated and … Continue reading

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Little Violet Needs Your Help

Violet is just the most lovely and mellow girl. She will sit on her bed in a lap, or even held comfortably in someone’s arms for as long as they like, and when you set her down she sometimes becomes … Continue reading

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Come meet Tulip

You can’t judge a book by its cover, or a cat either for that matter!  Take Tulip…some might see a grumpy face and keep moving, never getting to know the super sweet and friendly kitty that resides inside.  Boy, would … Continue reading

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UPDATE! Raven’s heart condition and prognosis – HEART SURGERY NEEDED

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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Remember Shamrock? FUND COMPLETE! THANK YOU!

Remember Shamrock? Shamrock is an APA long stay dog. Sadly he has been with us since March 2014! He is only 7yrs old and about 10lbs. We can’t quite figure out why he has not yet been adopted but he … 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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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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