This sweet 2-year old had a rough start to life, but she’s currently living the dream in her foster home, getting lots of playtime, attention, and walks! While her fosters love her, what they, and we, really want is for Fleur to find her very own forever home. Unfortunately, Fleur is currently suffering from a medical issue known as ectopic ureters that causes her to be incontinent. The good news is that with surgery we can correct Fleur’s ectopic ureters and get rid of her incontinence! Once this surgery is completed, Fleur will … more
Olympia is a five-year-old lady who is as sweet as can be and she’s a TOP Dog to boot! Unfortunately, this little miss has been feeling uncomfortable and itchy recently, and our APA! Clinic team can’t figure out what seems to be causing it. Our vets would like to do a skin biopsy in order to get a better understanding of what is causing this constant itchiness so that they can form a treatment plan that will get Olympia back to her happy go lucky self!
Jax is a sweet, seven-year-old blue-eyed beauty, who is, unfortunately, suffering from two torn ACLs. These torn ACLs are causing Jax mobility issues and pain, and he is in need of bilateral TPLO surgeries. These surgeries will fix the ACL tears in both of his legs and help to alleviate his current pain, allowing him to be his carefree and playful self!
Lamar arrived at APA! a little less than a month ago, just over 2-years-old, and he is currently in need of TPLO surgery. Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) is a surgical procedure that will fix the cruciate ligament ruptures in Lamar’s leg, which are currently causing him pain and discomfort. This surgery will not only help relieve his pain but also get him back on track for running, jumping and playing like all the other dogs his age!
Tiny little Xyla has been with us for most of her life, she arrived at APA! as a bottle baby, where she received round the clock care until she was only enough to leave the Neonatal Nursery. Since leaving the nursery she has moved to our Ringworm Adoption center where she continues to receive lots of cuddles and love. Unfortunately, over the last week, young Xyla has experienced a few seizures, which, thankfully, our APA! Clinic team has been able to control with medication. Now our vets want to perform a couple … more
Louis is a sweet two-year-old dog who was brought to APA! after being hit by a car. He’s now recovering in a loving foster home where he’s maintained his happy demeanor, despite all that he’s been through. In order to help Louis get back to being a running, jumping, carefree pup he needs a Femoral Head Ostectomy. This surgery will help alleviate his pain and get him ready to enjoy the rest of his long life ahead!
Chance is a darling six-month-old puppy who wants nothing more than to play, wrestle and frolic like all other puppies his age. However, he came to APA! with some hip injuries and now Chance needs a Femoral Head Ostectomy in order to fix them. This will alleviate his pain and allow him to do all the things that normal puppies want to do!
Constant Companions are generous monthly donors who support Austin’s most vulnerable pets! These consistent and planned gifts directly support APA!’s groundbreaking programs that save over 10,000 cats and dogs every year. We recently reached out to one of our Constant Companions, Shaina Singh, to see why she enjoys being a Constant Companion and why she chooses to support Austin Pets Alive!’s lifesaving work.
Why are you a Constant Companion?
Shaina: I became a Constant Companion because I believe in APA! and Dr. Ellen Jefferson’s mission … more