Category Archives: Rescue

Meet Sweet Sammy! – FUND COMPLETED! THANK YOU!

Isn’t Sammy handsome! Sammy is a 12 year old pure breed Himalayan cat. He found his way to APA through a rural shelter where he was going to euthanized due to space. Luckily APA was able to save Sammy! Sammy … Continue reading

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12 Saves of Christmas

Let’s celebrate the holidays by taking a look at 12 of the most notable saves of 2014. Lives like these matter in Austin. People like you make sure of that. Please help us continue to save animals like Corky, Chicken and … Continue reading

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Dawson’s Journey Back to Life

Dawson was a ten-week-old puppy living on the streets and scavenging for food. He came to Austin Pets Alive! barely able to breathe, his skin falling off in clumps and covered in ticks, his skinny body hardly able to move. But his … Continue reading

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Getting TLAC Up to Code

Austin Pets Alive! thanks the community for the outpouring of support in making needed repairs on Town Lake Animal Center. Town Lake Animal Center saves more than 3,000 animals each year that literally have no where else to go. Austin Pets … Continue reading

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The Hopeful Hero

Almost every dog and cat at APA! has a hopeful story of how they turned a corner and found a joyful life. Rashid is one such dog. He came to APA! deathly ill with parvovirus where he was depressed and … Continue reading

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Loki’s Story

Austin Pets Alive! is an organization dedicated to working miracles for dogs and cats in the Austin area. When it seems all of their chances have run out, APA! steps in to care for them until their forever family is … Continue reading

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Chicken is NO Chicken

When Chicken came to Austin Pets Alive!, everyone knew he had quite the journey ahead. He was cold and weak… and didn’t have the energy to lift his own head. He couldn’t close his mouth or eyes and he was critically … Continue reading

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Winter is Coming!

Freezing temperatures are here and these love-able dogs are set on staying warm. The central heating doesn’t work throughout the shelter, so space heaters are used to keep two rows of kennels warm. These keep the dogs warm and safe, but are not in … Continue reading

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