Category Archives: Where are they now

Bear is living his happily furever after as a three-legged dog

Bear is the very model of a gentle giant – sweet, mellow and full of love at his dainty 85 pounds. This big boy came to the shelter after being left outdoors, suffering neglect, abuse and injury, and deprived of … Continue reading

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Tipsy – Medical Update

Tipsy had her heart surgery on Jan 21st at the Austin Pets Alive medical clinic. We knew going into it that the procedure would be delicate and the outcome unknown but we owed it to Tipsy to have the procedure … Continue reading

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Welcome To The Brodie Bunch!

A Guest Post By Katy Gustafson Welcome to the Brodie Bunch! We have many amazing cats spend some time here at the Petco on Brodie Ln. Here are the stories of a few: I met Miss Polly one November day … Continue reading

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Poppy was a Life Worth Saving.

Poppy was the tiniest puppy. She weighed just 1.1 pounds when she was diagnosed with Parvovirus (parvo.) This disease can be fatal if not treated properly. In traditional shelters, a diagnosis of parvo would be a death sentence because it … Continue reading

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Topper is now happy and healthy in his new home thanks to MettaSound & Mobile Vet

Meet Topper, a Lhasa Apso mix pup that was adopted through the Austin Pets Alive!’s Dog Program this year. Topper came to APA! in May of 2015 with a history of elevated bile acids, increased ALT and ammonium urate stones. Robyn Roberts RDMS … Continue reading

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Dear APA!, A Letter From Bella Grace (fka Natashia)

  Dearest Staff, Volunteers, and Residents of Austin Pets Alive!, I’m writing today to wish myself a very happy anniversary and a BIG THANK YOU to you good folks for making it possible! It was one year ago that, after … Continue reading

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APA!’s Behavior Team Takes the Worry Out of Adopting an Adult Dog

A Guest Post by Elizabeth Stolle Adopting a dog from Austin Pets Alive! has many benefits. There are the usual benefits of 1) finding your best friend, and 2) saving a life. Did you also know that all dogs adopted from … Continue reading

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Life after TLAC…with Cane!

A Guest Post by Mike Troop I first got to know Cane as my running buddy while volunteering with the RTR program when he and I were both brand new to APA!. Two mornings a week I would take him … Continue reading

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