Apr 21, 2021
Paddle for Puppies is again on the water for its 10-year anniversary!
Offered by Austin Subaru, this distinctive annual fundraiser advantages the Parvo Pet ICU Program at Austin Pets Alive! which has pioneered the trail to offer puppies with parvo a combating probability.
Austin Pets Alive!’s Parvo Pet ICU is the primary of its variety within the nation and has saved over 5,500 puppies since its creation in 2008. On common, they proceed to save lots of round 600 puppies every year. Even with the pandemic taking place, in 2020 this wonderful crew saved 609 puppies! Parvo, brief for the canine parvovirus, is a extremely contagious viral sickness, and sometimes means rapid and absolute euthanasia for puppies.
That is the place APA! is available in. Our Parvo Pet ICU gives an alternative choice to euthanasia and provides the puppies who have been on dying’s doorstep an actual probability at life. With correct therapy, parvo takes a few week to treatment. Put up-parvo, these pups are lastly given an opportunity at adoption to steer a wholesome, regular life. We love seeing updates from our adopters who watch as their small parvo puppies develop into large and robust canines. Try candy Bodie’s transformation after he was launched from the ICU!
Now you might have the possibility to assist pioneer change for our pups, too! Seize your family and friends and hop in a kayak, canoe, or SUP the weekend of Might 7-9 for the tenth Annual Paddle for Puppies.
Sadly, because of the current surge of algae within the water, we’re suggesting pets keep at house this 12 months. No must concern — you’re nonetheless positive to have a paw-some time!
In compliance with CDC pointers, we is not going to be paddling as a big group, however as a substitute have prolonged the paddling expertise over three days. The paddle will start at 4:00 pm at Rowing Dock on Might 7 and finish at 8:00 pm. Might 8-9, the paddle will start at 8:00 am and finish at 12:00 pm on the identical location.
Final 12 months was something however conventional, with Paddle for Puppies being digital. This 12 months we need to see you! Come out to Woman Hen Lake and have a pleasant, stress-free time, all whereas making a splash in our Parvo Pet Program!
You should definitely purchase your tickets now! We’re completely paw-sitive you received’t need to miss out on this fun-filled paddling expertise!
Particular because of Austin Subaru for sponsoring Paddle for Puppies for 10 years, and to Rowing Dock for internet hosting us as soon as once more!
All pictures used are from the 2019 Paddle for Puppies with accreditation to Austin Subaru.