Author Archives: Elizabeth Free

How To Keep Your Family Safe From Zoonotic Diseases

If you work in a shelter setting like we do at Austin Pets Alive! then you are more than likely familiar with the term ‘zoonotic disease’ but even those of us familiar with the term and some of its associated … Continue reading

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Princess Leia Print Sells Out, Significant Proceeds Will Benefit APA!

The Force is strong with Austin, TX. Mondo, a local art gallery and online web store, recently contacted APA! about being their beneficiary for a three-day sale of an officially licensed portrait of Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia. We will tell you … Continue reading

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Five Things to Not Say To A Grieving Pet Parent

For a loving pet parent, the death of a beloved pet is incredibly emotional. Some people don’t understand the deep grief experienced with this loss and will many times make comments that are more hurtful than helpful. Frequently heard comments … Continue reading

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Teeth Matter

Why does my pet’s breath smell bad? Dental disease affects more than 80% of pets over three years old. How can you tell if your pet is affected, and if it’s time to seek professional dental help? If you observe … Continue reading

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Morlock, The Poodle Mix with a Special Heart – SURGERY PERFORMED!

Morlock, The Poodle Mix with a Special Heart Name: Morlock Talent: Hide and seek. Morlock has such a keen sense of smell that his foster mates have a hard time hiding from him. Whether hiding under the bed or behind … 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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APA! Transport Vehicles Take on Wear to Rescue Austin Pets

You’ve probably read it countless times now. Austin Pets Alive! rescues thousands of dogs and cats of all ages, and in all sorts of physical conditions, but you might not consider the efforts taken to get them to our shelter. … Continue reading

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Media Release: ZippiVet Animal Hospital Commits To 5-Year Sponsorship Of Austin Pets Alive!

ZippiVet Animal Hospital Commits To 5-Year Sponsorship Of Austin Pets Alive! March 10, 2016 (Austin, TX)- Austin Pets Alive! is proud to announce that ZippiVet Animal Hospital has committed to a five-year sponsorship of Austin Pets Alive! with special interest … Continue reading

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