Oct 21, 2021
At 4 a.m. on Sunday, our transport workforce loaded 41 canines on a aircraft to security.
These pets got here from 9 overcrowded, under-resourced Texas animal shelters the place they confronted demise. Caramel, Roux, Penn, Crimson, and 37 different canines have been flown to shelters in Idaho, Utah, and Colorado, to be adopted into loving properties.
Austin Pets Alive! and American Pets Alive! coordinated this lifesaving transport, connecting the Texas shelters with receiving organizations Animal Pals Alliance, Idaho Humane Society, Freedom Certain Hounds, My Second Residence Rescue, and Paws for Life Utah.
Thanks to KVUE for sharing the story and spreading consciousness about how our rescue transport saves lives!
Our City Lake Animal Middle campus is a connection hub, the place we give medical exams to the pets earlier than they’re transported to their new properties. (We gave them some candy kisses and stomach rubs, too.)
Our buddies at Canine Is My CoPilot delivered all of those pups to the ultimate stops on their journey to discovering new households. Our rescue transport was supported by Cuddly.com, Petco Love, and PEDIGREE Basis.
American Pets Alive! is the nationwide academic and outreach program of Austin Pets Alive!
APA! is a pacesetter in No Kill sheltering in Austin—America’s largest No Kill metropolis—serving to under-resourced animal shelters in our dwelling state of Texas give pets an opportunity on the life they deserve via rescue transports, lifesaving applications, helping with medical crises, and a lot extra.
AmPA! brings these modern applications designed to avoid wasting essentially the most at-risk homeless companion animals to the nation as an entire. These are applications we now have been innovating, rising, implementing, and sharing for over a decade.
Our work in Austin instantly saves lives right here and throughout the nation, and serves as a mannequin and inspiration for establishing and sustaining a No Kill neighborhood.
Rescue transport and disaster response are essential methods we do that work. Our modern strategy to move is a lifesaving resolution to maneuver at-risk animals to areas with greater adoption demand.
“Now we have been working arduous to assist Texas shelters enhance present lifesaving programming and launch new initiatives. Nonetheless, many of those shelters will not be ready to enhance their present operations when each kennel is full and they’re struggling to get via every day,” stated Clare Callison, American Pets Alive!, Maddie’s® Director of Nationwide Pet Provide and Demand.
“By having the ability to join these Texas shelters into the nationwide pipeline of transport help, we’re in a position to save lives, open extra kennels, and begin constructing lasting program help.”
Due to this rescue mission, 41 canines now have a second likelihood at life, of their new properties. What we do right here in Austin, saves lives throughout the nation.