Category Archives: Rescue

Little Bear’s Story – YOU can help him!

Little Bear is a whopping 6lbs of attitude! He is a 5yr old Long Coat Chuihuahua that was rescued from euthanasia on the 7th of this month. He was owner surrendered to the Austin Animal Center specifically because of the … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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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