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APA! Impact on TLAC FY2009

On September 30,  the City of Austin closed Fiscal Year 2009.   It is important that the hard work of the volunteers of Austin Pets Alive! is shouted out loud and clear.  Austin, as a whole, has made huge strides over the … Continue reading

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Statesman Article cites 50% decrease in euthanasia

The Austin American Statesman published an article last Thursday about Austin and the animal euthanasia situation.  There are some very positive things happening in Austin and the article highlighted them very well. Here’s a quick distillation: There are 2 major … Continue reading

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Guess who is turning 1- Phoenix!!!

Yes, our sweet little puppy that endured so much pain and suffering last summer at the hands of his owner’s boyfriend is alive and well and 1 year old!!! His recovery was a miracle and it is such a wonder … Continue reading

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Tragic loss of young owner leaves Mixie on Death Row at TLAC

Mixie, a 5 year old Pit Bull, had a great life. She had a young active owner who took her everywhere. He took her to work everyday and trained her to know every command you can think of. She knows … Continue reading

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Report from TLAC (with APA! notes:)

Hi All, We received good news from the TLAC Director.  I have inserted our numbers in red after each line about TLAC’s numbers.  I think we should all be very proud and keep up the good work!  It shows how much … Continue reading

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Another AMAZING Success Story

Angel in her foster home This is what APA! is all about. Angel is a 9-year old shaved Sheltie mix that was turned in to TLAC because the owner who adopted her from TLAC 9 years ago as a puppy … Continue reading

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More good news about Blue Boy

Blue Boy’s foster called yesterday and said he was really improving.  He can urinate mostly on his own now with just a little help from her expressing his bladder. She said he is feeling so good that he won’t take … Continue reading

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Poor Little Rudy

This little guy is so cute.  Everywhere he has been, people have been in love with him. Here’s his story:  Apparently he jumped out of the back of a pick up in which his owner was taking him and his brothers and … Continue reading

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