Apr 21, 2021
Paddle for Puppies is back on the water for its 10-year anniversary!
Introduced by Austin Subaru, this distinctive annual fundraiser advantages the Parvo Puppy ICU Program at Austin Pets Alive! which has pioneered the trail to provide puppies with parvo a preventing probability.
Austin Pets Alive!’s Parvo Pet ICU is the primary of its form within the nation and has saved over 5,500 puppies since its creation in 2008. On common, they proceed to avoid wasting round 600 puppies every year. Even with the pandemic taking place, in 2020 this superb workforce saved 609 puppies! Parvo, brief for the canine parvovirus, is a extremely contagious viral sickness, and infrequently means rapid and absolute euthanasia for puppies.
That is the place APA! is available in. Our Parvo Pet ICU offers a substitute for euthanasia and provides the puppies who have been on loss of life’s doorstep an actual probability at life. With correct therapy, parvo takes a couple of week to remedy. Submit-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 massive and powerful canine. Try candy Bodie’s transformation after he was launched from the ICU!
Now you could have the prospect 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 worry — you’re nonetheless positive to have a paw-some time!
In compliance with CDC tips, we is not going to be paddling as a big group, however as an alternative 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 wish to see you! Come out to Girl Fowl Lake and have a pleasant, stress-free time, all whereas making a splash in our Parvo Pet Program!
You’ll want to purchase your tickets now! We’re completely paw-sitive you received’t wish to miss out on this fun-filled paddling expertise!
Particular due to Austin Subaru for sponsoring Paddle for Puppies for 10 years, and to Rowing Dock for internet hosting us as soon as once more!
All images used are from the 2019 Paddle for Puppies with accreditation to Austin Subaru.