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.

 

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

Also, check out this Free Pet Services for the citizens of Austin and Travis County.

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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.

Also, check out this Free Pet Services for the citizens of Austin and Travis County.

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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

 

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

Also, check out this Free Pet Services for the citizens of Austin and Travis County.

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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.

Also, check out this Free Pet Services for the citizens of Austin and Travis County.

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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

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

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!

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.

Roar 

 

Name: Honey

Sex: Female/ Spayed 
Breed: Pit Bull Mix
Age: 4 years old
Animal ID: 
A667998
Location: 
Kennel 46 at Town Lake Animal Center
Days In Shelter: over 250

Honey

Honey has been with Austin Animal Center over 250 days!!  She has kept her spirt up though! AAC volunteers who take her out on trail walks have found her to be social, friendly and a true Austin dog, she loves to go swimming!  She knows sit and seems very housetrained. According to her former owner Honey is great with kids.

Her new owner should be active and want a companion to exercise with them,  willing to provide regular mental and physical exercise. Come visit her in kennel 46 at our Town Lake location, 1156 West Cesar Chavez.

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

Also, check out information about their summer adoption program!

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Name: Hercules (AKA Herk)
Sex: Neutered Male
Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier Mix
Age: 5 years old
Animal ID: A622215
Location: Kennel Q1
Days in Shelter: over 420

Herk

Herk is currently Austin Animal Centers longest stay dog and naturally a volunteer favorite! Over 1 year has passed since he has arrived. He is a classic  American Pit Bull Terrier mix and has many of the breeds traits such as strength, confidence, and zest for life. Being an intelligent and athletic dog Herk would be best suited for an active family. He would excel at agility, obedience competitions and fly ball! Continued manners training is a must for anyone considering him although he does know sit and loads up in the car readily. Transition into your home takes time, keep him on a schedule with mental and physical activities and you will be rewarded with one of the most loyal and loving dog in town! As of July 29, 2014, Herk will be with us 420 days!!

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

Also, check out information about their summer adoption program!

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Name: Estrella
Sex: Female / spayed 
Breed: Boxer mix
Age: 2 years old
Animal ID: A657904
Location: Kennel 28 @Town Lake Animal Center

Estrella has been in the care of Austin Animal Center for 384 days! We have found her to be many things but mostly Estrella is a calm, quiet girl who is very understated and overlooked because she is so quiet.

She is also very playful, loves the water, loves to play with her squeaky toy and Kong ball! She knows sit, shake and rides well in the car. Meet Estrella at Town Lake Animal Center and go into a play pen, she will surely put a smile on your face! 

Estrella 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 their summer adoption program!

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