Monthly Archives: August 2016

This is Grizzikat – FUND COMPLETE! THANK YOU!

And he needs your help! Grizzikat is a sick 12yr old boy that APA has been treating for weight loss, skin issues, upper respiratory issues, and overall unthrifyness since the beginning of August. He has just taken a turn for … Continue reading

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Epstean needs a mandibulectomy! – SURGERY COMPLETE! THANK YOU!

You may remember Epstean from a while back when we posted about his golf-ball sized mass located at the front on his lower jaw. A biopsy was done of the mass and the good news is is is NOT cancerous! … Continue reading

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Scoop it up, Austin – It’s Your Duty!

Scoop it up, Austin – It’s Your Duty! It Adds Up! If all the dog poop created in one day in Austin was put in one pile it would weigh 150,000 pounds. What’s the Problem? Pet Waste: It’s not just … Continue reading

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The fabled adventures of Sir Chester-now happily in his forever home

A Guest Post by Jessica Borda Sir Chester in all likelihood spent most of his life fending for himself on the streets of Austin. He probably didn’t know human affection or understand an extended hand meant treats and love. In … Continue reading

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The History of No Kill in Austin – Part 4: Parvo by Dr. Ellen Jefferson

In 2008, when I signed on with Austin Pets Alive! as Executive Director, I had a distinct advantage in saving lives because I’m a veterinarian. Back then, any puppy at the city shelter (and this problem was not singular to … Continue reading

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Hey! I’m Axel.

Hey! I’m Axel. You know how some dogs don’t know how to act? Like, do you know dogs that lose their cool if you take them out in public, or leave them home alone? Yeah… that’s not me. I’ve got … Continue reading

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Luna’s down on her luck. Can you help her? – FUND COMPLETE! THANK YOU!

Luna is a beautiful 62 pound Weimeraner Mix that has been living at the Town Lake Animal Center with APA since February 2016. Sadly Luna was surrendered to the Austin Animal Center because her owners were having a baby and … Continue reading

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Calling all warriors, dashers, mudders and APA! supporters!

Calling all warriors, dashers, mudders and APA! supporters! We are happy to announce that our corporate sponsor, Austin Subaru, is hosting APA!’s first-ever Ruff and Rugged Run on Sunday, October 2 at MYLO Obstacle Fitness in south Austin. This obstacle … Continue reading

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