Category Archives: Rescue

Spikey and his Hurt Paw

Spikey is a clear hospice case, he is an old man with a cancerous mass. The only issue is, his mass is causing him discomfort and was actively bleeding every day. He hit the euthanasia list at another shelter and since … Continue reading

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MayTag

MayTag is one of the sweetest dogs, you would never believe how kind she is after hearing about the cruelty she has faced. She came to us covered in mud and actual maggots. She was totally emaciated, nothing on her … Continue reading

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Kitten Needs Surgery BY MONDAY! – UPDATE

This kitten, named Puff, had her surgery today! THANK YOU for donating to help her. An update on her recovery will be posted soon!

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Help Honey’s Heart – COMPLETED! THANK YOU!

Honey has Heartworm Disease and is having other complications. We need to find out if her ailments are being caused by the Heartworm Disease or something worse. We would like to start her treatment ASAP, if you donate to us … 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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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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