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Pets of the Week: June 29, 2015

11:35 am Jun. 29, 2015

Austin Animal Center


American Staffordshire Terrier/Hound, female, 1 year

Meet Ariel! Ariel is a quiet girl that loves spending time with her people. She is very sweet and loving and enjoys pets, cuddles, and snuggles.

Pets of the Week: June 21, 2015

3:16 pm Jun. 21, 2015

Texas Humane Heroes


Domestic Shorthair, female, 1 year 9 months

Winky is a petite long-haired cat whose black fur has cinnamon undertones. It’s not clear how she hurt  her eye, but after she was trapped as a

Austin Animal Center asks community to delay turning in lost pets during Tropical Storm Bill

3:15 pm Jun. 16, 2015

From the City of Austin:

In anticipation of Tropical Storm Bill, the Austin Animal Center is asking the community to delay surrendering or turning in lost animals for the next 48 hours due to the center being at capacity.

The City will be evacuating approximately 50 dogs from the Town Lake Animal Center, 1156 W. Cesar Chavez St., in preparation of possible flooding. The dogs will be temporarily moved to the Austin Animal

Pets of the Week: June 14, 2015

3:35 pm Jun. 14, 2015

Thundering Paws Animal Sanctuary


Domestic Medium Hair, female, 15 years, 5 months old

Lulu is a beautiful and quiet introvert who keeps to herself and avoids trouble. She is basically a feral housecat, preferring to

Pets of the Week: June 7, 2015

2:36 pm Jun. 7, 2015

Austin Animal Center


Terrier/Mix, male, 11 months old

Hi guys, I’m Archibald and I LOVE people! I sure would love my very own human. We can play and run and snuggle! I love playing with