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In early November, a volunteer’s coworker sent out a message into their spam e-mail at work about a sweet dog that had been abandoned with him under the guise of dog sitting. This is a familiar story to many of us—a dog is abandoned with a coworker, friend, or family member, and that party takes on the great responsibility of re-homing the dog! When she heard about the situation, she wanted to help, and approached Pflugerville Pets Alive! about allowing this dog to be brought into our foster program so that we could help the couple re-home her to the best home possible. dRead More →

One of the biggest questions that people ask when I tell them that I foster dogs through Pflugerville Pets Alive is “Don’t you get attached to the dog? How can you let go of them?” The answer is pretty simple… I’m attached to every dog in our program not just the fosters that live with me, and the most rewarding part of being a foster or volunteer is finding the perfect home for a dog! In the end, the perfect home may be with me, or it may be with someone else. The goal is always to place the dog in the BEST possible environmentRead More →

Today started like any other Saturday at PPA, helping pets by working down a to do list, picking up shoes, dropping off shoes…with the exception of a phone call from a Round Rock vet’s office. They had a boxer/boxer mix puppy that was dropped off overnight at their building – who at first sight looked sick and sad.   We took action to suggest they call the Parvo Ward at Austin Pets Alive and were able to secure a spot for her in their Parvo ward as it seem to be her affliction. We were on edge worried we needed to get her help asRead More →