Austin Pets Alive! | Parvo Pet ICU Flooding


Might 24, 2022

One in every of Austin’s pet lifesaving treasures is in danger after ANOTHER flooding scenario with sewage spilling into all three parvovirus remedy wards.

This is similar scenario that the clinic employees confronted this previous Saturday when Austin Pets Alive! requested for adopters and fosters to select up puppies who had already been handled – and examined destructive – for parvovirus.

As a result of the Austin neighborhood responded and helped choose up 17 puppies on Saturday and 23 puppies on Sunday, there are presently 51 puppies being handled within the Parvo ICU.

No puppies are in peril of not being handled right this moment however we’re requested to take extra sick puppies – a number of instances all through the day.

That stated, the plumbing must be fastened rapidly – and as you recognize, Austin Pets Alive! is a nonprofit, nearly totally funded via donations. Austin Pets Alive! doesn’t obtain any authorities funding AND the Parvo ICU has – to this point this 12 months – handled a whopping 563 puppies, which is 51% extra parvo puppies than the identical time frame in 2021.

Austin Pets Alive! can be engaged on a long-term resolution, however for now, the price of the repairs and alternative elements for the lifesaving Parvo Pet ICU at Austin Pets Alive! is anticipated to achieve $15,000. This covers the price of laundry incineration, plumbing prognosis, repairs, and clean-up.

APA! has one of many solely parvo remedy items for shelter pets and is, by far, the biggest in Texas. That signifies that any downtime interprets into not having the ability to proceed to simply accept the excessive quantity of puppies who would definitely die with out our Parvo Pet ICU.

Click on right here if you happen to’re capable of give to assist us increase the $15K we have to cease the flooding in our Parvo Pet ICU. Thanks!



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