Each animal costs us, on average, about $250 to spay/neuter, provide daily food, care, and shelter, and medically treat. We need your help to provide the very best care for each of the animals.
There are two ways that you can sponsor a pet through Austin Pets Alive!:
Sponsor any pet in our program: Sponsoring is easy. Just visit the list of dogs or cats, click on the animal that you would like to sponsor, and you’ll see a sponsorship form at the bottom of the page.
Sponsor an animal in our program who has extraordinary medical or behavioral expenses: See below for a list of these special sponsorship opportunities. Your donation today helps provide treatment to these and other pets in our program.
O’Neil is a black lab mix that APA! originally saved as a parvo dog. He went through a full 2 weeks of treatment before he tested negative and was able to come out of the Parvo ICU. 2 weeks is … Continue reading
Meet Dozer, the adorable 10 month old Boxer mix! He is such a fun-loving happy little guy! He is incredibly full of life and energy! He really knows no stranger and thinks every thing (and every person!) is a playmate. … Continue reading
Meet Deaven! Deaven is a wonderful 4yr old male pit mix. He is very friendly and loves to be around people. He was found as a stray, hit by a car, but we feel he must have had a home … Continue reading
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
Help! Our dental drill/polisher hand piece is not working and needs to be replaced! On average the Medical Clinic will perform 5-10 dental surgeries a month on dogs and cats that are in desperate need of cleanings and extractions. Because all of the cases … Continue reading
Difficult Medical Cases
Currently Austin Pets Alive! has 9 dogs that are in need of orthopedic surgery. You can read all about them and donate to their cause below. Each of these dogs is currently on pain management therapy regime and in a foster home waiting for their … Continue reading
Sweetie Needs Your Help!
Sweetie’s family has been hiding her in their apartment because they can’t afford the $400 pet deposit, but if they get caught they will get evicted. They adore Sweetie and have made sure she is spayed, vaccinated and micro-chipped, but … Continue reading
Poor Roxanne! Her knees are messed up and she needs YOUR help! She has what is called bilateral luxating patellas which means her knee caps are moving in and out of place causing her discomfort and pain. Again, the only fix … Continue reading
Lia Mia is one special girl! She is a very sweet 2yr old Terrier/Pit Mix that has a skin allergy and needs to be on a very special Hydrolized Protein diet. This diet means that she cannot tolerate any type of animal … Continue reading
Tallie needs YOUR help TODAY! Tallie is a now 7m old terrier mix that was born with an inguinal hernia. Inguinal hernia’s are openings in the inguinal (inner thigh region) that allow blood vessels and nerves to pass through. They … Continue reading
Louie is a very sweet 2yr old Pitty Mix. He is 60lbs of pure love and really enjoys human company. He truly is man’s best friend! We don’t know Louie’s history but he has a pellet in his head from … Continue reading
Recently, you helped fund an important heart surgery for a playful 2-year-old pup named Anna. Anna still needs you. Her heart surgery, a PDA or Patent Ductus Arteriosus, surgery was performed on July 26th but not without complications. The surgeon … Continue reading
Sheldon is a 1.5yr old retriever mix that has had skin issues since coming into the shelter. He has been diagnosed and treated for several skin conditions including ringworm and mange repeatedly but has not had resolution. The vets are now … Continue reading
Meet sweet Shamrock. He is a 5yr old Chihuahua that has cataracts and is also diabetic. He is a very sweet pup and loves to snuggle but unfortunately he has had some bite incidents. Both of the times he bit … Continue reading