Austin Pets Alive! | Along with You, We Transfer to Conserve Lives



Dec 08, 2021

We’ve constantly recognized that family pets go to better threat in Texas than in various other states.

As a result of the environment triggering even more reproductions and also an absence of sources in country components of the state, sanctuaries are constantly dealing with an increase of family pets that require residences. It wasn’t up until a tornado shook every person’s globes in Texas that we’d discover a service on just how to conserve these deserving lives.

The concept was substantiated of Wintertime Tornado Uri. Pet dogs required to leave Texas — rapid. Their lives went to threat and also the clock was ticking. It was then that APA! – with its nationwide outreach arm American Pet Dogs Active! – established out on a goal to obtain 1,000 family pets out of Texas right into cozy residences securely, which we did.

In an issue of simply 4 weeks, we struck our objective with our 1,000th animal being a lovable pet cat called Charlie. Charlie took a trip right from Laredo, TX to KC Family Pet Job in Kansas. His trip up north was made unique by having an excellent seat in an exclusive aircraft zipped our volunteer pilot close friend, David Nelson. As soon as he landed at KC Animal Job, it was just an issue of days up until he located his permanently home. Review just how he located his household as soon as he landed in KC.

The success of this goal unlocked for an originality. Why would certainly we quit at simply 1,000 lives when we could remain to conserve family pets from around Texas that are dealing with fatality? APA! can work as a rest stop for these family pets while they wait for the transport that would certainly take them to different states throughout the nation. Therefore, the APA! Center Transportation Program was birthed.

Our transportation group gets in touch with sanctuaries in Texas that are dealing with an absence of sources and also area which frequently bring about the undesirable choice to euthanize their pets. Currently we’re able to supply them with a choice. North sanctuaries frequently deal with the contrary trouble. As a result of the climate, in the winter season, several sanctuaries have rows and also rows of vacant kennels with lines of individuals waiting to embrace. There’s no factor pets need to pass away in the south when there are individuals waiting to embrace a sanctuary animal in the north.

“The APA! Center Transportation Program symbolizes real spirit of Austin Pets Alive, with technology, ingenuity and also the consistent devotion to lifesaving,” claims Clare Callison Maddie’s® National Supervisor of Family Pet Supply & Need. “Via this program, we have the ability to bring our tireless Texas sanctuary companions right into the nationwide pipe of assistance. It suggests a lot that we are not just conserving the lives of pet cats and also pet dogs in Texas sanctuaries, however we are assisting to attach adopters to the love of a sanctuary animal, despite where they stay in the nation!”

All the faces you see below are pets that were conserved many thanks to your assistance of our transportation programs. Whether it was by bus, aircraft, train, or cars and truck, these lives located their 2nd possibility in caring residences all throughout the USA. They rated with open arms as individuals aligned to bring them residence.

Since the other day, 2,228 lives have actually been conserved with the Austin Pets Alive! Center Transportation Program and also American Pet Dogs Active! transportation job. Lives that were as soon as mosting likely to finish prior to they had an opportunity to also start currently obtain a clean slate in a brand-new state. Along with you, we can make certain that no animal in Texas ever before obtains left behind. Hurry a contribution currently to make certain family pets like these puppies obtain the possibility to be saved from assisted suicide at country, jammed sanctuaries and also embraced in residences. Your present will certainly be increased up until December 31, many thanks to a charitable $100K matching present, so don’t wait to end up being a lifesaver today!