Category Archives: Where are they now

Vienna and her puppies

Here’s what No Kill means for one sweet dog.  Vienna came to APA! heavily pregnant from another shelter, where she probably would have been spayed anyway and lose her in-utero puppies – if she hadn’t simply been euthanized herself.  At APA! … Continue reading

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I Am Not a ‘Cat Person’

A Guest Post by Adopter Kateri Molinaro I am not a cat person. Like at all. So one night at work I’m looking on Craigslist for a dog. I come across this ad saying “Meet Vienna!” I knew about Austin … Continue reading

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Adoption Lessons: Never Judge a Cat by its…Cover

Adoption Lessons: Never Judge a Cat by its…Cover At Austin Pets Alive! we love reading happy ending stories for all the pets who touch our lives.  We recently received one such story which included a little lesson learned by the … Continue reading

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Bear is living his happily furever after as a three-legged dog

Bear is the very model of a gentle giant – sweet, mellow and full of love at his dainty 85 pounds. This big boy came to the shelter after being left outdoors, suffering neglect, abuse and injury, and deprived of … Continue reading

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Tipsy – Medical Update

Tipsy had her heart surgery on Jan 21st at the Austin Pets Alive medical clinic. We knew going into it that the procedure would be delicate and the outcome unknown but we owed it to Tipsy to have the procedure … Continue reading

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Welcome To The Brodie Bunch!

A Guest Post By Katy Gustafson Welcome to the Brodie Bunch! We have many amazing cats spend some time here at the Petco on Brodie Ln. Here are the stories of a few: I met Miss Polly one November day … Continue reading

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Poppy was a Life Worth Saving.

Poppy was the tiniest puppy. She weighed just 1.1 pounds when she was diagnosed with Parvovirus (parvo.) This disease can be fatal if not treated properly. In traditional shelters, a diagnosis of parvo would be a death sentence because it … Continue reading

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Topper is now happy and healthy in his new home thanks to MettaSound & Mobile Vet

Meet Topper, a Lhasa Apso mix pup that was adopted through the Austin Pets Alive!’s Dog Program this year. Topper came to APA! in May of 2015 with a history of elevated bile acids, increased ALT and ammonium urate stones. Robyn Roberts RDMS … Continue reading

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