Category Archives: Rescue

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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What you should know about life saving in Austin

Austin Pets Alive! maintains a lazer-like focus on the animals that, without our help, would be euthanized. We do this by maintaining targeted programs designed to save specific demographics. Check those out right here:   These programs make our rescue … 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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