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Austin Pets Alive! | Parvo Pet ICU Flooding

Could 24, 2022

Considered one of Austin’s pet lifesaving treasures is in danger after ANOTHER flooding scenario with sewage spilling into all three parvovirus remedy wards.

This is identical scenario 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 group responded and helped choose up 17 puppies on Saturday and 23 puppies on Sunday, there are at present 51 puppies being handled within the Parvo ICU.

No puppies are at risk of not being handled at this time however we’re requested to take extra sick puppies – a number of occasions all through the day.

That mentioned, the plumbing must be mounted rapidly – and as you already know, Austin Pets Alive! is a nonprofit, virtually totally funded by means of donations. Austin Pets Alive! doesn’t obtain any authorities funding AND the Parvo ICU has – up to now this yr – handled a whopping 563 puppies, which is 51% extra parvo puppies than the identical time frame in 2021.

Austin Pets Alive! might 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 price of laundry incineration, plumbing prognosis, repairs, and clean-up.

APA! has one of many solely parvo remedy models for shelter pets and is, by far, the biggest in Texas. That implies 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!

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