Austin Pets Alive! | Parvo Pet ICU Flooding

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 therapy wards.

This is identical state of affairs that the clinic employees 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 at the moment 51 puppies being handled within the Parvo ICU.

No puppies are in peril of not being handled right this moment however we’re requested to take extra sick puppies – a number of occasions all through the day.

That mentioned, the plumbing must be fastened shortly – and as you realize, Austin Pets Alive! is a nonprofit, virtually solely funded by means of donations. Austin Pets Alive! doesn’t obtain any authorities funding AND the Parvo ICU has – thus far this yr – handled a whopping 563 puppies, which is 51% extra parvo puppies than the identical time period in 2021.

Austin Pets Alive! can be engaged on a long-term answer, however for now, the price of the repairs and substitute components for the lifesaving Parvo Pet ICU at Austin Pets Alive! is anticipated to achieve $15,000. This covers the cost of laundry incineration, plumbing diagnosis, repairs, and clean-up.

APA! has one of many solely parvo therapy models for shelter pets and is, by far, the most important in Texas. That implies that any downtime interprets into not with the ability to proceed to just accept the excessive quantity of puppies who would definitely die with out our Parvo Pet ICU.

Click here should you’re in a position to give to assist us elevate the $15K we have to cease the flooding in our Parvo Pet ICU. Thanks!

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