Author Archives: Lindsey Picard

Dr. Jefferson on Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

A Letter From Dr. Ellen Jefferson, Executive Director of Austin Pets Alive! I would never have expected, in a million years, a hurricane of this magnitude and destruction to affect the regions of Texas so close to us. There is … Continue reading

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TRIO for Paws: Lawn Party & Silent Auction!

Now in its fifth year, Four Seasons Hotel Austin’s TRIO for Paws Lawn Party returns this month with exciting new details and some furrier-than-usual guests of honor. The event, which benefits Austin Pets Alive!, the Austin Humane Society and Emancipet, … Continue reading

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55 Million Pounds of Dog Poo

  Quick question: did you pick up your pup’s poop today? Yes, I know, you think, “one pile of pet waste, what’s it to me?” “I left my poop bag at home, this one pile won’t matter, etc.” We’ve all … Continue reading

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APA! Hurricane Harvey Evacuations

To every person, organization and business that has stepped up during this time of incredible crisis: thank you. We’re still in the thick of things here at Austin Pets Alive!, but lifesaving on this scale truly would not have been … Continue reading

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Rosa’s Torn ACLs

Rosa is the sweetest elderly lady, but she has a problem: due to her bilaterally torn ACLs, she has trouble walking. Our vets say, if left untreated, she may not be able to walk at all in the next couple … Continue reading

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Jar Jar the Pup Needs Help Growing Up

Jar Jar looks like a happy fluff ball, but he’s a bit behind the pack. At almost 3 months of age, he’s half the size of his siblings. After weeks of IV treatments and several courses of medication, he is … Continue reading

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Darla Needs Help Slimming Down

Despite her best dieting efforts, sweet Darla has been unable to lose weight! She’s a TOP Dog Trainee, so it can’t be a lack of movement and workouts. Even after food restricting, it’s just not happening. She should be around … Continue reading

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Galaxy’s Double Knee Surgery

Galaxy is a sweet, affectionate, and goofy girl! Unfortunately, Galaxy is currently experiencing pain in her knees that is preventing her from being her true self, and requires her to have double knee surgery. While Galaxy is on pain meds … Continue reading

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