Monthly Archives: July 2017

Nerf Needs FHO Surgery

Nerf is a 1-year old retriever, Labrador mix who was found all alone on the side of the road by good samaritans. After making his way to the APA! clinic it was discovered that he needs FHO surgery on his … Continue reading

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Collaborative Lifesaving: APA! at Best Friends Animal Society

By Mike Kaviani, Director of Lifesaving Operations at Austin Pets Alive! In the words of Ryan Clinton, founder of FixAustin.org and one of the original architects of Austin’s No Kill movement: No Kill is a journey – not a destination. … Continue reading

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Jack’s Hyperthyroidism

7-month-old Jack has some serious issues. He was diagnosed with hypothyroidism and is receiving daily medications for it, and while his littermates are all clocking in at around 60 pounds, Jack barely weighs 15 pounds. In the last two months, … Continue reading

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Bottle Baby Nursery T-Shirt Contest

It’s that time of year again! Every year, volunteers of the Bottle Baby Nursery Program at APA! vote on a t-shirt design that will be the new bottle baby shirt for the year. All designs are submitted by volunteers and all funds … Continue reading

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Emile’s Seizures

When Emile the kitten first joined us at Austin Pets Alive!, she presented with neurological issues which we were able to successfully treat with medications. Now at three months of age, she has started having seizures. Our clinic team needs … Continue reading

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Dogs Can’t Flush – Scoop the Poop

Hey, you! Yes, you. Do you leave your dog’s waste around the neighborhood because you think you’re providing “free fertilizer”? Or perhaps you don’t scoop the poop because you think it’s disgusting? Frankly, no one likes a warm, soft, smelly … Continue reading

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Media Release: City of Austin to Celebrate “Love Your Rescue Pet Day” with Austin Pets Alive!

(AUSTIN) July 10, 2017 – Mayor Steve Adler has officially proclaimed July 15, 2017 “Love Your Rescue Pet Day” (LYRPD) in honor of the work Austin Pets Alive! has done in and for the Austin community. To celebrate the day, … Continue reading

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Save the Calici Cats

Austin Pets Alive! has received 29 cats from a hoarding case in Round Rock, where they lived with around 80 other animals. Because the shelter is so full right now, we brought them into an emergency set-up in our large … Continue reading

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