Category Archives: Rescue

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

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Busy Season in Parvo

Summer is a very busy season for the APA! Parvo program. This summer’s Parvo patients included Zathura, a 2.2 lbs puppy, 14 kittens with feline panleukopenia, and one special Great Dane named Filly (pictured on the right). Filly came to … Continue reading

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Our Recent Fund Graduates! Updates below

  So far this month Ely, Tiger Lilly, Grams, and Tallie have all had their medical funds completed and paid for… Read an update on them now! Ely is scheduled and ready for his orthopedic surgery! On October 22nd Mobile … Continue reading

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Your Dollars Fill This Collar

During your last visit to APA!, you may have noticed a banner like this one: Here’s the inside scoop: This summer has been a busy one at Austin Pets Alive!. On average, we have saved three more animals per day than … Continue reading

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You Can Save Lives by Fostering

As you may know, Austin, Texas is the largest no-kill city in the nation. Since 2008, you have helped APA! save more than 25,000 animals in Central Texas. Of these 25,000, several thousand were saved in part by foster parents. … Continue reading

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Our No-Kill Journey

There are two ways to look at no-kill: All healthy, treatable and rehabilitatable animals are saved from euthanasia 90% of animals are saved from euthanasia (making the assumption that approximately 10% of animals that make it to the shelter are … Continue reading

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Surgery for Anna’s Heart

A 2-year-old Austin Pets Alive! dog named Anna needs surgery on her heart. Anna is a playful, happy dog born with a congenital heart defect known as Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PHD). This condition is usually diagnosed at birth and two-thirds of untreated cases … Continue reading

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You Helped Princess Walk Again

Your donations saved Princess’s life and helped find her very own family. Now she knows there’s no place like home. Scared, alone and unable to walk, Princess needed love. You were there for her. Your donations provided emergency surgery to … Continue reading

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