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Amplify Austin Day 2017: 6:00 PM March, 2 – 6:00 PM March 3 Amplify Austin Day is a 24-hour day of online giving created by the nonprofit organization I Live Here, I Give Here in 2013. Though you can give at AmplifyATX.org year-round, Amplify Austin Day is a one-day rally when partner nonprofits and their fundraisers promote and raise unrestricted funds. Since 2013, Amplify Austin Day has raised over $25 million for over 600 local nonprofit organizations. Pflugerville Pets Alive will be participating in Amplify Austin Day this year! This will be our first year to participate, and we are hoping that it is our largest fundraiserRead More →

  What do you give the girl who has everything? Well, pet supplies, of course! At least that is what Sydney asked her friends and family to do for her 13th birthday. This generous young lady made it known that she has everything she needs or wants, and instead of birthday gifts, she wanted her loved ones to donate pet supplies and money to Pflugerville Pets Alive. Sydney’s generous donation of food, toys, and supply will help so many PPA pets. Way to go Sydney!   Donations are always welcome. Please contact Pflugerville Pets Alive at info@pflugervillepetsalive.org  Read More →

  One of the best parts of volunteering with PPA is getting to know the personalities of all of the animals. Each breed has their own characteristics, but just like us, each pet has their own character, and there is none bigger than Maxwell’s. Maxwell is our resident clown. In true bully breed fashion, he is a lovable lug who just wants to entertain and have fun. At first glance, one might find Maxwell a bit intimidating. He is a stout fellow, but Maxwell is a gentle giant. He loves to be scratched and give kisses. He’s known to jump around in his crate andRead More →

Sometimes I read about someone saying with great authority that animals have no intentions and no feelings, and I wonder, ‘Doesn’t this guy have a dog?’ – Frans De Waal, quoted in The New York Times June 26, 2001 On Sunday, January 17, 2016, Pflugerville Pets Alive was able to pull a sweet, white and black spotted, terrier mix from the Pflugerville Animal Shelter. When we took Annie out of her kennel to meet her foster family, Annie, a 7 month old puppy, was terrified. Her legs were shaking, and she seemed unsure of the situation. Undoubtedly, she has been through this before— and wondersRead More →