Category Archives: Where are they now

Happy National Humor Month!

The submissions are in and votes have been cast. Here are the top 15 funniest adopter submitted photos: “Just keeping the pizza warm, dad” Classic dog in the bluebonnets staple photo gone awry due to fly in the air… “Mine” … Continue reading

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Duncan’s Drive: An Adoption Success Story

Meet Angela Cole and her new best friend, Duncan, whom she adopted from Austin Pets Alive! last week. Angela came to Austin to attend SXSW. While soaking-up innovative ideas and meeting interesting people, Angela spotted an ad promoting a benefit for … Continue reading

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Victory is Ours! An Update from Dr. Ellen Jefferson

This past Wednesday, a trial was held to determine the custody rights of Victory. Her original owners had come forward stating they had been looking for her since she went missing, and wanted her back. When questioned, they argued that … Continue reading

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APA’s 12 Days of Saves

Starting tomorrow, check out Facebook and back here on our blog to see the first of our 12 Days of Saves. We will be featuring 12 special animals who have incredible stories and are now in loving homes as well as … Continue reading

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When It’s Just Meant To Be

For Pamela Navarez-Fisher and her husband, Mark, Griff’s presence in their family was meant to be — a collection of bitter-sweet, serendipitous moments. Full of fleas and matted hair, Griff first streaked past Pamela and one of her two dogs, … Continue reading

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Holmes, Sweet Holmes

Some adopters are just special. They have that extra dose of compassion, patience and enthusiasm that makes them ideal for our dogs with special needs. Holly and Ryan are that kind of couple. And, their dog Holmes definitely needed pet … Continue reading

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Bad Boy Manny Not So Bad After All

When Manfred was adopted as a puppy with a minor case of mange, he thought the stars had aligned. He knew his new family would help him heal and teach him all the things that a puppy should know. Less … Continue reading

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Saving a Spunky, Misguided Soul

Jenn was busy trying to make sense of her chaotic reality last September when the threat of fire forced her and many others to evacuate their Bastrop shelter. The frightened 40-pound pit bull terrier mix, blanketed in fleas and anxiety, … Continue reading

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