Great Resources

There are other great non-APA! Resources in Austin to help solve pet problems:

Dog training

The Schrodi Memorial Training Fund was created to help owners who can’t afford top dollar training, be able to train and keep their dogs.

Hearts and Paws has a free Home Manners Class to help manage and eliminate common dog behavior problems.

PetSmart training classes are structured by different ages and skill levels, so the class you choose will fit both your needs and your dog’s developmental stage.

Dog Boarding

Taurus Dog Training and Doggy Play Day

Feral Cats and Kittens

The Austin Humane Society has a fabulous TNR (Trap, Neuter, Return) program for feral cats. This program is an effective and humane way for communities to control the feral cat population and eventually eliminate colonies.

Other groups in Austin who provide assistance with feral cats:

There is also a feral cat food bank of Austin, if you need help providing food for the ferals.

There is also a lot of good information on the Austin Pets Directory website.

Info on socializing feral kittens: – has videos as well

If you are interested in fostering the cats, and feel that you will need assistance, please contact PASS for information about do it yourself re-homing and assisted re-homing.

Find home for pet

Best Friends Animal Society’s How to Find Homes for Homeless Pets, offers guidance for rehoming a pet or finding a home for a homeless pet.

You can also contact our PASS team to get assistance with rehoming.

Lost and Found Pets

Lose or find a pet? Missing Pet Partnership is the expert in finding lost pets. In addition to a vast collection of recovery advice, they also have tips for what to do when you’ve found a stray.

We recommend checking your shelter every day. Austin Animal Center displays all of the found pets at their shelter online.

We also recommend posting and checking on both the Lost and Found and Pets sections of Craiglist.

Low-cost veterinary care

Animal Trustees of Austin offers low-cost veterinary care and other services.
Emancipet offers low-cost spay/neuter, vaccinations, and other services.

Other Austin rescue groups

Austin Rescue has links to all of the rescue groups in Austin, including breed-specific groups.

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