Chasity Parrett

There are only a few times in my life when I didn’t own a dog – when I was in college and when I was in the military. During those times I was blessed to come home to my childhood dog, Rusty. I was around 9 years old when my mother adopted Rusty from our local animal shelter. He was laid back, friendly and always seemed happy to be a part of our family. As a latch-key kid, it was Rusty who greeted me every day after school. When my parents divorced, only Rusty knew what I was truly feeling. When I was 16, myRead More →

I’m sure most of us have seen the movie “Homeward Bound” where 2 dogs and a cat travelled many miles to find their way home back to their family.  It was a story of courage, strength and unconditional love. I hadn’t given much thought of this childhood movie until a similar story happened at the Pflugerville Animal Shelter. Meet Daisy.  Just another dog right?      “It’s me or the dog!” We have heard this saying time and time again when fido steals the Thanksgiving turkey or knocks down Grandma. Typically, the phrase is thrown out in anger and later recanted, but unfortunately there are situations whereRead More →

Barneigh is in desperate need of donations for hip surgeries, as well as a foster or forever home to recover from those surgeries. Barneigh (6 years old) has severe hip dysplasia and is constant pain. She needs two separate surgeries: 1 for each hip. If she does not have these surgeries, the vet is recommending euthanasia in order to ease her pain. The Pflugerville Animal Shelter is beyond capacity and needs help. Barneigh’s procedures can not be scheduled until she has a foster home lined up. Both Barneigh and Champ have been neglected, and for the first time in their lives, they have a chanceRead More →