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What are the top dog names in Austin?

10:50 am Aug. 26, 2015

Did you know that the top name for a chihuahua in Austin is “Cowboy?”

Or that Daisy is the most popular Beagle name and third most popular dog name in Austin overall?

This data comes by way

Couple takes adorable newborn photos…with their puppy

2:49 pm Aug. 23, 2015

Every couple deals with awkward questions from the in-laws about when they’ll finally get a grand-kid in different ways. For Matt and Abby Kay, humor was best.

In what appears to be a growing trend of sticking

Pets of the Week: August 17, 2015

11:02 am Aug. 17, 2015

Austin Animal Center


1 year, Female, Retriever Mix

Hello! My name is Cassidy and I so want a forever home! I had a rough start, but now that I have a foster family I hope

Williamson County shelter waiving adoption fees Aug. 15

11:41 am Aug. 11, 2015

From the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter:

Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter (WCRAS) believes every shelter animal will find its dream home during this year’s Clear the Shelters event scheduled Saturday, August 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The idea hatched in 2014 when shelter representatives across North Texas gathered to discuss participating in a unified campaign. Within a few weeks, 38 area shelters joined, and NBC 5 and Telemundo 39

Pets of the Week: August 10, 2015

11:09 am Aug. 10, 2015

Austin Animal Center


1 year, Female, Mix

Hi, my name is Piper and I am looking for my forever home. I was abandoned as a younger puppy and had a hard time because no one