Monthly Archives: October 2014

October 2015 Volunteer of the Month: Leora Orent

Thank you to October’s Volunteer of the Month, Leora Orent. Leora is one of those volunteers with the passion, energy and thoughtfulness that make her an asset to the APA! team as well as a favorite among our canine residents. … Continue reading

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Gideon – COMPLETED! Surgery is being scheduled!

Meet Little Gideon! He is a very small dog but is having a big problem. Gideon, a 4.9lb,  10yr old chihuahua, is having what is called what is called paraphimosis. The tip of Gideon’s penis is exposed causing swelling and pain. Because Gideon … 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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Events – November 2014

Casa Chapala  – 5th Annual Austin Tequila Fest benefiting Austin Pets Alive!  Saturday, November 1st.  The Austin Tequila Fest is a cultural experience where agave lovers, enthusiasts, novices, and connoisseurs gather to learn, taste, and enjoy many 100% de Agave spirits including … 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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A Feral-y Special Journey

In honor of National Feral Cat Day (which was October 16th), we asked a local “feral cat” lover to share her experience with these amazing creatures. What she had to say was so powerful, we knew we needed to share… … Continue reading

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The Joys of Adopting a Senior Dog

How many times have we humans heard the expression, “You’re only as old as you feel”? And why is it that some days, despite our actual age, we feel younger than we are, while other days, we feel older… ,much … Continue reading

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When Johnny Met Fluffy

Our childhood animal friends bring so much joy to our lives, creating fond memories that we think about well into adulthood.  As parents, we want to enrich our own children’s lives with the same companionship that comes from a family … Continue reading

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