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 loss of life. Caramel, Roux, Penn, Crimson, and 37 different canines have been flown to shelters in Idaho, Utah, and Colorado, to be adopted into loving houses.
Austin Pets Alive! and American Pets Alive! coordinated this lifesaving transport, connecting the Texas shelters with receiving organizations Animal Buddies Alliance, Idaho Humane Society, Freedom Sure Hounds, My Second House 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 houses. (We gave them some candy kisses and stomach rubs, too.)
Our mates 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 frontrunner in No Kill sheltering in Austin—America’s largest No Kill metropolis—serving to under-resourced animal shelters in our residence state of Texas give pets an opportunity on the life they deserve by way of rescue transports, lifesaving applications, helping with medical crises, and a lot extra.
AmPA! brings these revolutionary applications designed to avoid wasting probably the most at-risk homeless companion animals to the nation as an entire. These are applications now we 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 group.
Rescue transport and disaster response are crucial methods we do that work. Our revolutionary strategy to move is a lifesaving resolution to maneuver at-risk animals to areas with larger adoption demand.
“We have now been working laborious to assist Texas shelters enhance present lifesaving programming and launch new initiatives. Nevertheless, many of those shelters are usually not able to enhance their present operations when each kennel is full and they’re struggling to get by way of every day,” mentioned 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.”
Because of this rescue mission, 41 canines now have a second likelihood at life, of their new houses. What we do right here in Austin, saves lives throughout the nation.