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Austin Animal Center holiday schedule

2:49 pm Dec. 19, 2014

From the City of Austin Animal Services Office:

The Austin Animal Center located at 7201 Levander Loop will be open on Dec. 23 from 11 a.m. to  7 p.m. and on Dec. 24 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed on Christmas Day, Dec. 25.

The Center will be open on New Year’s eve, Dec. 31 from 11 a.m. to 5p.m. and will resume regulars hours of 11 a.m. to 7

Photo contest: Send us your best holiday pet photos

9:00 am Dec. 9, 2014

To get into the Christmas spirit, we’re asking readers to send us their holiday pet photos. Whether your dog or cat is in an elf suit, taking a picture with Santa (as it seems many pups in Austin

Free adoptions happening this weekend (Dec. 5-7) at the Austin Humane Society

1:57 am Dec. 6, 2014


The Austin Humane Society (AHS) is offering free adoptions for all dogs through the weekend in an effort to find homes for an influx of over 50 dogs in addition to the dogs that were already on site.

At the request of Austin Animal Center, AHS stepped in to rescue over 50 dogs in order to provide them with safe nights of shelter and necessary care. AHS

Holiday Help for Shelter Pets

5:06 pm Dec. 5, 2014

The holidays bring out the giving spirit in us and there are plenty of ways to spread holiday cheer and extend that spirit to Austin animal rescues this season. Whether it is donating a

Austin Animal Center looking for help moving out of Town Lake Animal Center

1:48 pm Dec. 4, 2014

From the City of Austin Animal Services Office:

After more than 60 years of operating the Town Lake Animal Center (TLAC), the City is finally moving out.

The City has been maintaining TLAC as an overflow animal adoption location and shelter for three years, shortly after the City opened the new Austin Animal Center at 7201 Levander Loop.

In September 2014 the 60 kennels that the City operates failed to meet State minimum

Austin-area animal shelters partner with Mobile App Co. to reunite lost dogs with owners

5:56 pm Dec. 1, 2014


Austin Animal Center and area animal shelters are partnering with Finding Rover, a free mobile app for finding lost dogs in real-time.

Area animal shelters will come together and announce the partnership at 3 p.m. on Dec. 4, 2014 at the Austin Animal Center 7201 Levander Loop. Finding Rover will have a technology booth on-site to assist anyone wanting more information or with help downloading the