Category Archives: Rescue

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

Posted in Fundraising, Parvo Puppy Program, Rescue, Where are they now | Comments Off


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

Posted in Awareness/ PR, Rescue | Comments Off


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

Posted in Adoptions, Outreach, Pets Needing Homes, Rescue, Where are they now | Comments Off


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

Posted in Adoptions, Rescue, Where are they now | Comments Off


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

Posted in Adoptions, Foster, Outreach, Rescue, Where are they now | Comments Off


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

Posted in Awareness/ PR, Donations, How to Help without Spending a Dime, Outreach, Rescue | Comments Off


Vote for your 2015 Kitten Calendar!

The contestants are in for the highly anticipated and highly adorable 2015 “Bottle Baby” Calendar. Help us decide what 13 kittens will be featured in next year’s calendar by placing a donation in favor of whoever your find cutest! (Lucky #13 will … Continue reading

Posted in Bottle Baby Nursery, Fundraising, Rescue | Comments Off


Cat Thrown from Car

Chaplain lived to tell the story of the time he was thrown from a car… And found a brand new forever home within a few short weeks. Chaplain’s story was told on several news outlets. He as well as a sweet … Continue reading

Posted in Adoptions, Outreach, Rescue, Where are they now | Comments Off