If you’ve never seen a dog get so excited to meet you that she falls over, then you’ve never met River! This little lady has an unwavering love for life, and doesn’t let a little lesion on her brain slow her down. While her condition causes her to lose control over her limbs and struggle to walk, she still loves to move around and enjoy the people in her life. Recently, she has had a few episodes of unexplained lethargy and is just not acting like her usual self. The APA! Clinic team … more
Biker may sound like he’s ready to roll through town on his Harley, but he probably wouldn’t get very far, right now. This tough little terrier was surrendered to APA! due to sudden onset back leg paralysis. Our APA! Clinic team believes the discs in his spine are degenerating and causing his back leg paralysis. However, Biker doesn’t let that slow him down one bit – he still gets around like a bat out of hell, by just dragging his little legs behind him! To help him scoot to his heart’s content, without … more
Little Archibald is a 2-month-old puppy who came to APA! because of a severe heart murmur. While investigating it, our clinic team discovered multiple heart defects in this poor guy. We need to raise $550 for a cardiac consult with the specialty team at A&M—can you help?
Poor Big Boy is having some embarrassing problems! He’s an older gentleman with some bladder and prostate issues, although he doesn’t like to talk about it. Fortunately, his issues can be fixed, he just needs a surgical procedure to help all get all of the right parts back in working order. Help this elderly gentleman keep his dignity, and ability to use the bathroom (his favorite bush) on his own accord!
Jexley Pickles, this sweet elderly feline, can’t hear so well! Not because of his age, but because there is a mass in his ear! Our APA! Clinic team would like to do a biopsy to see if the mass is cancerous before they attempt the delicate procedure of removal. He might not hear well, but his meows say, ‘Thank you!.’
Mckenzie is a very cute, but slightly shy senior Chihuahua mix. Unfortunately, this little lady has been suffering from seizures and our APA! Clinic needs to preform an echocardiogram to figure out if her seizures are being caused by her brain or her heart, so that we can help her happily live our her golden years!
Agnes is a sweet, senior diabetic lady, and the APA! Clinic team is doing everything in their power to help get her diabetes under control. Our vets would like to do some further testing to see why Agnes isn’t improving just yet. A few simple tests can help rule out a condition called ‘Cushing’s’ that could be complicating her diabetic status. This will help our clinic team to continue to get her stabilized so she can keep enjoying her golden years!
Schone is a middle aged lady with a whole list of problems! She came to Austin Pets Alive! with a very big belly, skin issues, hair loss, and a crazy love of (too much!) food and water. Our APA! Clinic team suspects that all of these issues are a result of a disorder called Cushing’s Disease. We need to test Schone for Cushing’s Disease, so that we can properly treat her and help her get on with a healthy, normal life!