Category Archives: Rescue

Steamer

Steamer is one of the oldest dogs under the care of Austin Pets Alive, at 13 years. When he came to us he showed signs of significant neglect including cataracts that were untreated for so long that he was left … Continue reading

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Bone

Bone has good days and bad days. Frequently he wakes up and just feels crummy. We would like to send off some of his blood to the lab and see if you can get some idea of what’s making him … Continue reading

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The Next Internet Sensation

…brought to you by your local animal rescue Two worlds collided this weekend when internet sensations Lil Bub and Tuna met for the very first time. This moment struck a cord with everyone at APA!. Here’s why: These two ultra … Continue reading

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Aspen’s Heart

Aspen’s heart is seeking your heart’s kindness. Aspen is suffering from a condition called Pulmonic Stenosis. This condition causes a blockage in the heart and prevents blood from flowing through it the way that it is supposed to. Aspen’s family … Continue reading

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Big Things Happening!

  In shelters everywhere, big adult dogs have an especially hard time finding adopters. Many spend several months in APA!’s shelter, longing for the day when someone will take them home. Our dog behavior and matchmaker programs are doing great work … Continue reading

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Gronk wants to Run!

We have this very sweet guy here who does not deserve to feel the pain he has felt in his first year of life. Gronk came to us on the edge of life, suffering from the Parvo virus. When Gronk … Continue reading

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Zing’s Eyes

Sweet and cuddly Zing was born with eyelid agenesis, a rare defect that can occur in other animals, but is mostly found in cats. What is eyelid agensis? Zing was born without eyelids! What a life? The fur that grows above … Continue reading

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The Puzzle Comes Together

Austin could not be no-kill without the deliberate coordination and teamwork of multiple players. While Austin Pets Alive! focuses on very specific demographics that no other shelter can serve, other shelters are an essential part of the no-kill puzzle. Take … Continue reading

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