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Name: Luke
Sex
: Neutered Male
Breed: Pit Bull Mix
Age: 3 year old
Days in Shelter: almost 365 days
Animal ID: A650345
Location Kennel 30 @ Town Lake Animal Center

Luke

Luke has spent the last year at the shelter! We know he loves to go for walks and avoids any barking dogs at the shelter. He is a favorite of the volunteers who run or power walk around Lady Bird lake. He knows sit and has a special volunteer group here at the shelter “ Hard Luck Hounds” who will give him and his new owner all the help  you may need to have an easy transition into your home. Luke arrived at the Austin Animal Center March 27th, 2013!! Please visit this beautiful chocolate coated boy and  before he hits the 365 day mark, your new best friend is waiting for you!!!

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

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Name: Cashew
Sex: Spayed Female
Breed: American Bull Dog Mix
Age: 3 year old
Days in Shelter: over 100 Days
Animal ID: A665350
Location: Kennel 16 Town Lake Animal Center

Cashew

Cashew has been with the shelter over 100 days now! She has beautiful blues eyes and a heart of gold. She is a high energy girl and needs an active owner. She would make an excellent running/walking  companion for someone with some dog experience. Meet her at Town Lake Animal Center in kennel 16 and go for a walk! Cashew has a video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvyRPSqQ6hQ

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

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Name: Dina
Sex: Spayed Female
Breed: Pit Bull Mix
Age: 3 year old
Animal ID: A633389
Location: Kennel  52 Town Lake Animal Center

Dina

Dina is lovely 3-year-old pit bull mix who has never met a person or dog she didn’t like. She was adopted as a puppy and then returned by her owner when they moved into an apartment. Dina has been back in the shelter since August, 2013. She is one of the shelter’s most affectionate and well-mannered dogs, and she’s played well with every dog that she’s been matched up with. Come meet this great family dog at Town Lake Animal Center, 1156 w. Cesar Chavez. Check out Dina on Time Warner Cable News as Pet of the Week!

http://austin.twcnews.com/content/search/297076/pet-of-the-week–dina

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

 

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Name: Jack
Sex: Neutered Male
Breed: Chihuahua Mix
Age: 2 year old
Animal ID: A669936
Location: Condo A2

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Little Jack here was found running around on East 51st street. He was underweight and very fearful. He has been with us over 3 weeks now and we have found him to be charming, playful and a great companion to go for walks with. He lives easily with other small dogs and rides great in the car. He has tested positive for Heart Worms and needs to be treated for that. Speak to our own personal veterinarian about treatment and preventative. If you are considering adopting a pet, come meet Jack!

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

Name: Wilson
Sex: Neutered Male
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Age: 3 year old
Days in Shelter/Foster Care: over 165
Animal ID: A668505
Location: Cat Condo H3

Wilson

Wilson is a large, affectionate cat who loves petting and attention, and he has a cute “crinkled” ear that gives him a roguish look, especially since he’s also got a “tuxedo” on! Seen here with volunteer Suzanne, Wilson will readily follow you around and tell you all about how he feels.  He will do best in a home looking for a cat with a big, confident, self-assured personality and he definitely needs a home without dogs – he just doesn’t seem to like the canine set.  Wilson tested positive for FIV, but that’s easily manageable with normal pet-cat care: living indoors and having regular check-ups with a vet. And for all the reasons stated and more, Wilson is a STAFF pick!

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

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Name: Billy
Sex: Neutered Male
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Age: 5 year old
Days in Shelter/Foster Care: over 165
Animal ID: A609823
Location: In Foster

Billy

Billy has been with Austin Animal Center and now with his foster mom over 160 days ! Billy was very shy here at the shelter after his owner brought him to us. He had lived with one person his entire life and the shelter environment was just too overwhelming and frightened him. His now is in a foster home and has really come out of his shell. He lives well with other cats and loves to play. If you would like to learn more about this beautiful boy contact his foster mom at, magwarp@yahoo.com

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJsh-PuI-xo

If Billy is not the dog for you, please consider one of our other Pet of the Week’s still looking for a forever home.

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Name: Raz
Sex: Spayed Female
Breed: Boxer/Plott hound mix
Age: 2 years old
Days in Shelter/Foster Care: over 205
Animal ID: A649978
Location: In Foster

Raz

Raz has been with Austin Animal Center over 200 days! She is in foster care now and we have great behavior notes for her. Raz lives peacefully with cats and dogs. She is now housetrained and walks great on her leash. Raz has a great personality and loves to play! If you are searching for a buddy to exercise with, Raz is your girl. She has great endurance and would make an excellent running buddy. Once back at home she loves to cuddle, this girl likes to be close to her people and lay right next to them when possible. If you would like to meet this beautiful brindle girl please email her foster, Mindy at; mindyloucooper@gmail.com    Raz has a video!

If Raz is not the dog for you, please consider one of our other Pet of the Week’s still looking for a forever home.

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Name: Rusty
Sex: Male, Neutered
Breed: Chihuahua Mix
Age: 3 years old
Days in Shelter/Foster Care: over 205
Animal ID: A649685
Location: In Foster

Rusty 2Rusty has been with Austin Animal Center over 205 days now! Rusty came to Austin Animal Center when animal control was called by a good Samaritan who found Rusty on the side of the road hit by a car. We found that he had suffered a fractured left tibia and multiple pelvic fractures. Our vet staff started him on the road to recovery and he has healed remarkably well!  Rusty is very outgoing and loves to go for walks. One of his favorite activity’s now is to chase squirrels. He has been in foster care and is ready for a new home, one that will keep him safely inside!  Rusty has one of the cutest videos we have ever seen !  He is only 6 pounds and felt his cast was a little heavy, so he invented an easier way to walk around!  If you would like to meet this out going and creative boy, you can meet Rusty thru his foster, Bill at; r0senberger@yahoo.com

Click here to see his video! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2ixU4WpJZw

If Rusty is not the dog for you, please consider one of our other Pet of the Week’s still looking for a forever home.

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Great News, Pet of the Week, Hendrix was adopted! Thank you for your continued support!

Name: Barley
Sex: Male, Neutered
Breed: Staffordshire mix
Age: 2 Year Old
Days In Foster Care: over 201 days
Location: Kennel 201
Animal ID: A649365

Barley

Energy and personality equal this happy boy! Barley has been with Austin Animal Center 201 days! He arrived at the shelter by Animal control once we received a call that a dog that was hit by a car was laying under a tree, he had a severe broken leg and hair loss. Clearly he had been neglected and left to fend on his own, a horrible way to live for a domestic canine, as they completely rely on humans to care for them. He has been well cared for here at the center and now enjoys long walks with volunteers, play time in the baby pool and lots of interaction with his roommate, a big female lab named Lulu. Barley does need basic manners training, something that was never given to him. Please consider meeting this wonderful dog and give him a chance ! Kennel 201 at Austin Animal Center.

If Barley is not the dog for you, please consider one of our other Pet of the Week’s still looking for a forever home.

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Name: Button
Sex: 
Female, Spayed
Breed: Domestic Short hair
Age: 11 Years Old
Days In Foster Care: over 569 days
Location: in foster
Animal ID: A620557

Button

Reports from Button’s foster mom are great! She stated that Button she is doing very well;  Button has Malignant Breast cancer and was not expected to live more than 2 months. She has surprised everyone! Button has been with Austin Animal Center and now her foster 569 days now! She has had two surgeries so far and is feeling great! She is super affective , likes to snuggle, sleeps on her pillow, is very talkative , good around other cats, cautious around dogs, baths herself everyday and is very tidy and clean! If you feel you’re the one to give her the most loving home for the rest of her life please contact her foster at; sallyhoffman927@yahoo.com

If Button is not for you don’t for get about our other Pet of the Weeks still looking for their forever home.

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