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Tesla needs an echocardiogram for her heart

When little Tesla was anesthetized for her spay surgery, her heart unexpectedly could not handle the stress, unbeknownst to our medical team. The next day she presented in an emergent state with congestive heart failure, which was diagnosed by X-ray. She was provided high doses of a diuretic, which stabilized her. We learned that Tesla was born […]

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Help protect them

Just because doors are closed, it doesn’t mean our beloved animals are protected from life-threatening heartworm disease. One simple mosquito bite can turn a pup’s life upside down. Routine details may seem menial with everything that’s going on right now, but monthly heartworm preventatives save the pets in our families from a treatment that requires […]

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Milo’s broken leg needs your help!

Help! Milo’s broken leg needs you!   Milo came into a shelter as a stray with an injured leg, and when we took him into our program we suspected a femoral head or pelvic injury with nerve involvement and muscle loss, much evidenced by his labored limping and also evaluated by our vet. The best […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Laura & Adrian Berg

Laura and Adrian Berg of Katy, TX have been volunteering for Houston Pets Alive! since August of 2018. They are HPA! volunteers extraordinaries, acting as lead dog fosters, hosting adoption events, assisting the medical team, and stepping up everywhere in between. How did you originally hear about HPA!?   During Hurricane Harvey. We were part […]

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Announcement

Given the situation regarding the coronavirus outbreak, we wanted to inform you that HPA! is working diligently to keep our pets, volunteers, and staff healthy and safe. We are taking preventative measures to ensure that we have enough supplies to take proper care of our animals. Fortunately for HPA!, many of our volunteers and staff […]

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226,460 Strays Prevented

Our in-house surgery clinic is making a remarkable impact on Houston’s stray overpopulation problem! At Houston Pets Alive!, every animal is spayed or neutered by our team, and it costs us $71.25 per surgery. In 2019, spay/neuter surgeries amounted to a whopping total of $105,663.75. We need 2,000 animal lovers like you to sponsor a single surgery […]

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From the ED, December 2019

As 2019 winds down, think about what an important year this has been.  It was the start of a new chapter for HPA! when all your hard work and commitment paid off!! But 2020 is just days away and HPA! has a bright future ahead!  I hope you’re as excited as I am!  With your […]

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