Tag: "pets" Articles

Pet of the Month: Fotis
November 1, 2022
Hello AFM! This month’s featured pet is Fotis, brought to you by Austin Pets Alive! Fotis is a gorgeous dog who had a rough life before he went into a foster home just a...
Ways to Help Your Alternative Pet Exercise
September 6, 2022
Not only is the nutritional aspect important for all pets, but learning how your alternative pet needs exercise is just as important. Some of them do take a fair amount of work, but your...
Personality Tips to Determine What Pet Will Be Best for Your Mental Health
September 1, 2022
Are you looking for a holistic way to improve your mental health? Have you thought about adopting a pet? Research suggests animals can help you feel more supported and less lonely. Those four-legged friends...
Pet of the Month: How Are Donations Being Used at APA?
July 1, 2022
What goes on behind the scenes at a nonprofit shelter? How are donations being used to rescue pets? In late June, Austin Pets Alive! invited the public to find out what goes on over...
How to Recover From Addiction With a Pet
March 10, 2022
Think of your worst possible day—not for too long, but just think about what it might look like for a second. Had enough? Now think about that day, but picture your pet being there...
How This Pet Service Helps You Say, “I Do”
March 1, 2022
 Springtime in the Hill country brings many beautiful things, including the wedding season. If you and your sweetheart are almost ready to say those “I do’s,” but you cannot bear the thought of doing...
Reuniting Families with Austin Lost & Found Pets
March 1, 2022
For many, losing a pet is equivalent to losing a family member. There are enough stressors in everyday life, but losing a pet should not be one of them.  That is why Austin Lost...
Pet of the Month: Vin Diesel
March 1, 2022
Like his namesake, this adoptable pup may look tough, but he is a real softie at heart. Vin Diesel loves to play tug-of-war, with toys and even with brain games! He also knows how...
How to Prepare and Keep Your Dog Healthy for Running
April 9, 2021
There are not many things in this world more natural than seeing your dog run. If you’re a marathoner looking to finish an IronMan or just a casual runner looking to stay fit, your...
Are vegetarian and vegan diets good for dogs and cats?
March 9, 2021
We may treat our pets like family, however it’s important to feed them based on their biological needs. To learn more, Nulo spoke with their resident veterinarian Dr. Abby Huggins about plant based diets and...
10 Tips to Prevent Your Pup From Packing on The Pounds
March 9, 2021
Over half of American pets have parents with “feeding disorders.” OK, to be fair, there are some breeds that are more prone to becoming overweight, but by and far we’ve become a nation that’s...
Yoga and Pet Therapy
March 1, 2021
Marissa Rivera enrolled in My Vinyasa Practice’s 200-hour spring yoga teacher training to deepen her practice and help her understand how yoga therapy can be integrated into her practice as a therapist. Rivera is...
Acupuncture and Your Pet
March 1, 2021
Our pets are our best friends, loving companions, family and fur angels. And, like humans, they can get sick and suffer from similar ailments, too. Chinese Medicine is as great for pets as it...
Till Death Do Us Part
March 1, 2021
Ever since birth, I’ve had a dog in my life. To date, there have been 14 — each a bookmark for different chapters in this journey: Chica (1-3. Growing up we had three collies...
Man’s Best Friend
March 1, 2021
Animals have long been intertwined with human partners throughout history. Prehistoric cave paintings depict humans hunting side by side with canines; Egyptian hieroglyphs document that civilization’s domestication and worship of cats; and bird keeping...
Take Fido for a Hike
March 2, 2020
Hiking is an adventurous and rewarding way to get you and your dog in shape. Scaling rocky paths, climbing up steep trails and gasping at the natural world — you can’t ask for a...
Pet Guide 2020
March 1, 2020
Tomlinson’s Feed Naturally Healthier Pet Supplies tomlinsons.com Tomlinson’s Feed is your neighborhood store for healthy pet products in Austin and the Central Texas region with 16 locations. Opened in 1946 and operated by four...
Leading The Pack
March 1, 2020
Peter (Mix) When Peter, or “sweet Pete,” was first adopted from New Hope Animal Rescue, he was heart worm-ridden and unable to do anything that increased his heart rate. But since being cleared for...
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