Name: Lucky 
Sex: Neutered male
Breed: Australian Cattle dog
Age: 1 Year Old
Animal ID: A667834
Location: Office 202

Lucky is one smart boy, even though he is deaf he is learning hand signals! He is a “special needs adoption” and he needs a special owner that is willing to work with him and teach him more good manners. He walks well on a leash, seems house trained and his previous owner stated that he has lived with cats.

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Name: Lady
Sex: Spayed Female 
Breed: Pit Bull Mix
Age: 6 Year Old
Animal ID: A601696
Location: Kennel 10 at Town Lake Animal Center

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This pretty girl has been with Austin Animal Center over 250 days now! Lady seems housetrained and is very affectionate, she loves petting! She knows sit and is easy to handle while going for walks. She sits beautifully on the ground or in a chair! Super agility!  Loves to play in water and with tennis balls, meet this beautiful lady at Town Lake Animal Center, 1156 West Cesar Chavez.

Lady has a video!

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Name: Sam
Sex: Neutered Male
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Age: 2 Year Old
Animal ID: A642201
Location: Cat Condo H45

Sam is incredibly sweet and gentle and has  been at Austin Animal Center over 200 days now!!  He’s a little shy with strangers.  However, once he is comfortable with someone, he is super affectionate.  His former owner stated that he loves to snuggle, especially at night.  He’s very playful, and is great with other cats.  He is probably too timid to be in a home with small children and dogs.

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Name: Pollydoodle
Sex: Spayed Female 
Breed: Pit Bull Mix
Age: Year Old
Animal ID: A604955
Location: Kennel 19 at Town Lake Animal Center

Pollydoodle has been with Austin Animal Center over 290 days now! She is very easy on her leash, knows sit and seems very housetrained! Polly is very treat motived so she will be easy to teach more commands to. She has many play mates at the shelter and would make a great companion with another mild manner dog at home.

 

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Name: Puddles 
Sex: Spayed Female 
Breed: Domestic Short Hair Mix
Age: 6 Year Old
Animal ID: A637539
Location: In Foster

Puddles has been with Austin Animal Center and now in foster over 380 days! Now over the year mark this girl is most certainly ready for a permanent loving home! She enjoys chasing toys and lounging on the cat furniture.  She chirps at the birds out the window and is not bothered by a busy household as long as she has her privacy too!  She’s relaxed, playful and affectionate. If you are interested in Puddles please contact her foster mom at: lfrank4@austin.rr.com

Please keep in mind that pets in our foster program are not on a first come, first served basis. The foster parent(s) may take several applications and meet with different applicants before they decide which would be the best fit for that particular animal.

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

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Name: Sasha 
Sex: Spayed Female 
Breed: American Bulldog mix
Age: 1 Year Old
Animal ID: A667878
Location: Kennel 44 at Town Lake Animal Center

Sasha has been with Austin Animal Center over 300 days! Sasha has a shimmering black coat and a great affinity for tennis balls!  She’s active and playful like any young pup, so continued positive training, ample exercise and plenty of toys need to be on the menu at her new home.  She’s done well living with other playful dogs, so she may make a good companion for your dog at home.  If you have a dog already at home, talk to a counselor about scheduling a “Meet & Greet” with your dog and Sasha so we can see whether they like each other

 

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Name: Macie 
Sex: Spayed Female 
Breed: Bichon Frise
Age: 3 Years Old
Animal ID: A668316
Location: In Foster

Little Macie has been with AAC over 300 days! She is still searching for a forever home that will let her live out her life in comfort! She is blind so she needs a new owner that will keep her safe! She enjoys slow short walks on her leash and still has a great personality! Macie is currently in foster so if you would like to meet her contact her foster at: pann_rogers@yahoo.com

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

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Name: Zack
Sex: Neutered Male
Breed: Lab Mix
Age: 3 Years Old
Animal ID: A663083
Location: In Foster

Sweet Zack has been with AAC over 380 days now! He is a calm and quite guy that is very shy around people and situations! He needs a calm owner that will take the time to build trust and introduce Zack to new things slowly. He seem housetrained, knows sit, walks good on leash and really enjoys his one on one classes with Dog out Loud group! He is currently in Foster care, please contact his foster if you are interested in this mellow boy! timplay007@yahoo.com

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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!

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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!

Name: Lucy

Sex: Female/ Spayed 
Breed: Calico Domestic Long Hair
Age: 13 Years Old
Animal ID: 
A678327
Location: Cat Kennel H16

It’s doesn’t seem fair (to the other felines) that Lucy is so incredibly gorgeous AND incredibly friendly! Still, Lucy needed to have some bladder stones removed and will know need to be on a special diet for the rest of her life. She is  very mellow and gets along well with other cats and children. She is probably fine with dogs too. She is playful, loves a good lap, and likes to cuddle!

Lucy has a video!

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

Also, check out information about this program they’re doing with Animal Planet!

Roar To Their Rescue’ with Animal Planet!

Austin Animal Center and Austin Humane Society are teaming up with Animal Planet and the ASPCA!

September is the perfect time to spread the love and adopt a new furry best friend. And to make it easier than ever, Austin Animal Center and Austin Humane Society are teaming up with Animal Planet in collaboration with the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) to waive all adoption fees for dogs and cats till the funds run out!. The all-new “R.O.A.R. To Their Rescue” program will provide grants to participating animal welfare organizations, including Austin Animal Center and Austin Humane Society.

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