Come out to the Balcones Woods Shopping Center located at 11150 Research Blvd this Saturday, August 13th from 11 – 3pm for a great family event that benefits Austin Humane Society and their partner, Animal Trustees of Austin! Tickets are $10 and children 12 and under are free! Included in the day’s festivities will be dog tricks and games, food and drinks, dogs for adoption, doggie facials and nail trims, and fun and education for the whole family!
Austin Humane Society is located at 124 W. Anderson Lane near I-35 and Highway 183.
Animal Trustees of Austin, Inc. (ATA) is a non-profit animal welfare organization. ATA was founded by concerned citizens desiring to help lost, abused and abandoned animals in Austin and surrounding counties. ATA is made up of staff and volunteers united by one common interest – the welfare of the animals. Their low cost spay/neuter and wellness clinic are located at 5129 Cameron Road
ATA is committed to ending overpopulation by making affordable sterilization surgery for dogs and cats accessible to the general public through our Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic. Their clinic provides high quality services at affordable prices to approximately 8,000 dogs and cats each year.
ATA Wellness Clinic for Animals has provided vaccinations and testing for over 85,000 dogs and cats. The clinic is open Tuesday-Saturday (as of September 1, 2010) and services are provided on a walk-in basis, so appointments are not required.
The 4PAWS program is for People And Animals Without Shelter (4PAWS). This project provides free sterilization services, vaccinations, and veterinary services to the pets of the homeless citizens of Central Texas.
The Feral Cat Advocacy Project supports the efforts of the citizens of Central Texas in the humane and compassionate management of feral cats.
The Recovering Hearts Program provides life saving treatment for heartworm disease to 400 dogs annually. For more information, call 450-0111 and ask for information on heartworm treatment.
SAL (Saving Animal Lives) is Dr. Kirk Lewis’ program of performing affordable surgery on animals with life threatening injuries. For more information, call 450-0111 and ask for information on “special surgeries.”
If you would like to support any of these programs, please contact them to see how you can get involved.