Pet of the Week: Topper

Name: Topper
Sex: Neutered Male
Breed: Calico Domestic Long Hair
Age: 3 Years Old
Animal ID: A672981
Location: Kennel 48 at Town Lake Animal Center

Topper has been with Austin Animal Center over 200 days now! This big guy was horribly neglected and starved when our officers picked him up back in February. He was a very willing and easy patient and is now a robust and very happy dog, still waiting for his chance at a forever home. Topper is a pretty mellow boy, enjoys walks and jogging, loves attention and petting, and enjoys learning new tricks and obedience skills with treats as his reward. If you have another dog already, we’d recommend setting up a “Meet & Greet” to see if Topper and your dog communicate well and seem to get along. You can meet Topper at our Town Lake Animal Center location, open 11:30 – 7:00 every day!

If this not the pet for you, check out one of our previous Pet of the Week’s.

They also have their biggest event of the year this Saturday! 11am to 4pm on their great lawn in front of the shelter. There will be groups from our rescue partners, trainers, games for the kids, food venders, dog agility performance at 1pm, and of course LIVE music.


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Austin Pittie Limits

Austin Animal Center, in partnership with several animal welfare groups, will host the first-ever Austin Pittie Limits event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on September 27!

Some bullies are cuddly and affectionate, some are goofy clowns, some are super active and hard-working, and some are regal and reserved. The objective of Austin Pittie Limits is to deliver this message in a fun and interactive way by inviting members of the community to come meet some of these dogs!

Participating partners include; Austin Fire Department, Austin Humane Society, Austin Pets Alive!, Austin Police K9 Unit, Austin Police Mounted Patrol, Love-A-Bull, Animal Trustees of Austin, Classic Canines, Dogs out Loud, Don’t Bully Me Rescue, Emancipet, Friends of Austin Animal Center, Hard Luck Hounds, Training by Tara and Disc Dog Show from Dog Boys!

And of course this being Austin, LIVE music with Mandy Rowden and Girl Guitar plus Patrick’s Beard and the Rusty Razor!