Category Archives: Adoptions

Who’s That Lady? It’s Santana!

Tyra Banks may have made “fierce” and “smizing” (ya know, where you smile not only with your mouth but through your eyes) popular phrases of our time, but we’re pretty sure she got her inspiration for the terms from our … Continue reading

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Adventures Await with Bock

  Hi! I’m Bock. My friends call me Chicken. Not because I’m scared of anything, believe me, just because if you say my name three times fast (Bock-Bock-Bock) it sounds like a chicken talking. Did you know chickens can talk? … Continue reading

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Ebert: A Dog Who Can’t Read Good But Can Do Other Stuff Good

Hi, I’m dog supermodel Ebert. You might know me as the guy who taught Derek Zoolander his career-saving Magnum look. I’m here to welcome you to the wonderful world of blog. I know what you’re thinking: How could a dog … Continue reading

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Ringworm Crisis: 4 Simple Ways You Can Help

On the Austin Pets Alive! Ringworm Team, we’re used to fighting fungus, but the past few months have been an especially tough battle. All of our resources- manpower, space, money- were stretched to their absolute limits all winter. Due to … Continue reading

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Jesse’s Lessons

Guest post by Nancy Nicolas My APA! Alum and my kids don’t always get along.  But that’s okay.  They are teaching each other respect and boundaries. The other night, our dog helped us pass along another very important lesson: compassion. Jesse … Continue reading

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The fabled adventures of Sir Chester-now happily in his forever home

A Guest Post by Jessica Borda Sir Chester in all likelihood spent most of his life fending for himself on the streets of Austin. He probably didn’t know human affection or understand an extended hand meant treats and love. In … Continue reading

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On paper and at the shelter Plex may have seemed like an “unadoptable” dog

  A Guest Post by Tabitha Szarko I first met Plex while working at Austin Pets Alive! last summer. He was not the hard-to- control beast that I had heard whispers of — the one who broke off several teeth trying … Continue reading

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One-eyed Popeye is living the good life

Who has one eye and loves spinach? Popeye. Well maybe he’s not a lover of the leafy greens but this friendly and playful pup did find his forever family back in December. We recently touched base with Popeye’s new family … Continue reading

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