Could 24, 2022
Certainly one of Austin’s pet lifesaving treasures is in danger after ANOTHER flooding state of affairs with sewage spilling into all three parvovirus remedy wards.
This is identical state of affairs that the clinic workers confronted this previous Saturday when Austin Pets Alive! requested for adopters and fosters to select up puppies who had already been handled – and examined detrimental – for parvovirus.
As a result of the Austin neighborhood responded and helped choose up 17 puppies on Saturday and 23 puppies on Sunday, there are presently 51 puppies being handled within the Parvo ICU.
No puppies are at risk of not being handled at the moment however we’re requested to take extra sick puppies – a number of instances all through the day.
That mentioned, the plumbing must be mounted shortly – and as you understand, Austin Pets Alive! is a nonprofit, nearly fully funded by donations. Austin Pets Alive! doesn’t obtain any authorities funding AND the Parvo ICU has – to date this 12 months – handled a whopping 563 puppies, which is 51% extra parvo puppies than the identical time frame in 2021.
Austin Pets Alive! shall be engaged on a long-term resolution, however for now, the price of the repairs and substitute elements for the lifesaving Parvo Pet ICU at Austin Pets Alive! is anticipated to succeed in $15,000. This covers the price of laundry incineration, plumbing analysis, repairs, and clean-up.
APA! has one of many solely parvo remedy items for shelter pets and is, by far, the biggest in Texas. That signifies that any downtime interprets into not having the ability to proceed to simply accept the excessive quantity of puppies who would definitely die with out our Parvo Pet ICU.
Click on right here in the event you’re capable of give to assist us elevate the $15K we have to cease the flooding in our Parvo Pet ICU. Thanks!