German Shepherd pup Wile E. Coyote was deeply in need of help when he arrived at Austin Pets Alive! (APA!). He was so emaciated that he could not stand or walk. Then Katie Plunkard entered his world and decided to foster the shy, sweet-faced puppy.
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the Austin area, with temperatures expected to reach dangerous and deadly levels.
With forecasted highs above 105 degrees Saturday and Sunday, we are activating emergency measures to keep our animals safe in the extreme weather conditions. At this time we are also urgently asking for your help!
As important members of the APA! community, we are committed to keeping you aware of our preparedness plans, top priorities, and what we need most to continue our lifesaving work:
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Nothing says “love” like getting showered with wet doggie licks. But did you know that your dog’s tongue can reveal health imbalances? Eastern Medicine practitioners have used the proven practice of examining the tongue to help correctly diagnose health issues in people for over 5,000 years. More recently, the practice has expanded to include our furry […]
Results of a recent survey reveal that 36% of dogs gained weight during the pandemic. Could it have anything to do with our walking habits? During the COVID-19 pandemic, many dog parents were guilty of feeding their pups extra treats. In many cases, they also exercised their fur babes less than usual due to social […]
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As a cat parent, you know scooping the litter box is an important part of caring for your kitty. And while it may sound unpleasant, it’s also important to pay attention to what’s happening inside the box. It gets you acquainted with your cat’s normal elimination patterns, giving you a useful indicator of her overall […]
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When you have cancer, caring for your pet can be a challenge. Help is available through CancerCare and Amie’s Place Foundation. CancerCare®, the leading national nonprofit organization providing free, professional support services to anyone affected by cancer, and Amie’s Place Foundation, a New York not-for-profit corporate foundation, which is dedicated to funding no-fee programs to […]