Brunch Hazards for your Pet you should Avoid at all Costs

Image Source: Now that summer is almost here, it is time to start planning those brunches. Gather your friends and family for celebratory gatherings and a whole lot of food. You know who else is going to be there at brunch? Your four-legged best friend, of course. More pet owners are including […]

Ornamental Fish International Revisited: Working with Conservationists on Communicating Sustainability

[email protected] at Interzoo2018 While I was at Interzoo to cover the companion animal categories we primarily are engaged in now, I also reconnected with Ornamental Fish International (OFI) through Paul Bakuwel, the Secretariat for this European based trade group.  OFI has long represented the interests of the ornamental fish industry and I handled public relations […]

What to do when your pet is poisoned

Image Source: Whether it be due to bite from a venomous snake or accidental inhalation or ingestion something toxic, poisoning is a dangerous condition. The life of your furry or feathered friend depends upon your immediate response. Do you know what to do if your pet has been poisoned? Identify the symptomsIf […]

Austin Pets Alive! Mr. Norris’ Bathroom Struggles

May 14, 2018 • Mr. Norris’ Bathroom Struggles by Lindsey Picard • Posted in: Medical Chip-ins Mr. Norris is sweet young man who is currently having some bathroom struggles and our APA! Clinic team needs to run some tests to see how we can help get him feeling better! Donate Now Content source

How do you know you need a Pet Care Specialist for your Pet?

Image Source: Our four-legged friends are part of our families. We treat them as we would treat our children. In return, we get unmatched loyalty, love, and companionship. Although they are only our pets, we want to treat them and care for them as we would any human family member. As pet parents, we […]

Ready for any Emergency: Disaster Preparedness

Are you and your pet prepared for an emergency? May 12 is National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day, and it is a great time to make sure you and your family are prepared for any emergency. Create a list of what you need, or refer to the disaster preparedness checklist available on our website. Make sure […]

Austin Pets Alive! Follow the Fellow: Update from Sheila Kouhkan

May 11, 2018 • Follow the Fellow: Update from Sheila Kouhkan by maryheerwald • Posted in: General Hi guys! During my time shadowing and training with the experts at Austin Animal Center (AAC) as part of my Maddie’s Executive Leadership Fellowship experience (#ThankstoMaddie!), it has become clearer than ever that Austin’s unique collaborative community model is […]

Signs of a healthy pup

Image Source: So, you have decided to bring home a bundle of joy. Congratulations! Whichever the breed, raising a pup can be a rewarding experience. Though there may be a few challenges, a whole lot of laughs are guaranteed as your pup learns the ropes of life with his human companions. Once […]