Category Archives: Rescue

To Meet Balu Is To Love Balu!

Balu is 7 years young. He loves tennis balls and spending time with us and our resident dog. He is the sweetest thing and SO well behaved! He’s amazing in a crate during the day and rarely barks. He would … Continue reading

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Merlin Has Had Surgery And Is Recovering! Pictures Coming Soon! THANK YOU!

                    Merlin just arrived to APA today and as you can see he is is bad shape! He has a broken femur and a broken pelvis and neither can heal without … Continue reading

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Meet Handsome Rangel!

Isn’t Rangel handsome! Rangel is a 1yr old Rottweiler/Shepard Mix that is always happy to say hello! He is a young, exuberant boy and loves to play with people and go out and expend some of his boundless energy! However … Continue reading

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UPDATE – Remember Bruno? He Still Needs YOU!

A few months ago Bruno was in need of a trial medication called Cyclosporine to help him with severe skin allergies. This medication can be costly and APA needed your help to get Bruno started with a trial course. The medication … Continue reading

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The Very Dapper Topper needs you again!

Meet the very dapper Topper! This sweet gentlemen is a 6yr old Lhasa Apso mix that loves playing with his 60lb house mates as well as laying in his fosters lap soaking up the love. Personality-wise, he’s affectionate, spunky, and … 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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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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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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