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Dixie – Settling into her forever home

Dixie was one of those dogs that everyone in APA! knew. Not just because she was unexplainably with us for a while, but also because she jumped into each person’s heart with excitement and affection. We received an update and … Continue reading

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Dixie: How to Change a Dog’s Life

When we first saved Dixie from the kill list at Town Lake Animal Center, she was not doing well.  She was heartworm positive, very dog reactive, aloof to human interaction, obviously depressed, and (though we didn’t realize at the time) suffering … Continue reading

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Dixie Dreamer

Update 10/1/10: Dixie has been treated for heartworms in her foster home where her separation anxiety disappeared in the presence of a canine buddy. She is very healthy and ready to go to her new home! Dixie’s a beautiful daydreamer.  … Continue reading

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The plight of older cats during kitten season

Adult cats are often overlooked this time of year when shelters and adoption events are overrun with exciting new kittens. APA! is desperate to take in each and every kitten and pregnant mom that come into the shelter but with … Continue reading

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Dixie Belle

We are so excited for Dixie!  She got adopted last weekend and we got this update today from her new family.  Stories like Dixie’s are what it’s all about for us.  Poor Dixie was starving and doing her best for … Continue reading

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Update on Dixie and her Puppies

We first blogged about Dixie and her puppies back some time ago.  We have since heard from the family who adopted one of Dixie’s puppies.  They call him Rocko and they have this to say: “Well Rocko is the sweetest … Continue reading

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Sweet Momma and Pups Get Second Chance

Meet Dixie and her babies!  She and her pups were recently surrendered to the shelter by their owner because a neighbor complained that she was starving.  She started out with six white and tan puppies, all around 4 weeks old.  … Continue reading

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