Pets get second chance for adoption thanks to Austin animal shelter

48 dogs and 2 kittens are getting a second chance at life. 

The animals are from nine other Texas-based shelters outside the Austin area. 

According to Austin Pets Alive!, the animals were previously scheduled to be euthanized at their other shelters, but they were taken to Austin Pets Alive! for health certifications and the opportunity to go to loving homes. Last night, the pets were transported to a waiting airplane ride to other shelters. 

The animal shelter coordinated with Dog is My CoPilot to bring the dogs and kittens to animal shelters in Idaho, Colorado, and Washington. Austin Pets Alive! and Dog is My CoPilot were able to transport the animals to other shelters across the country because of donations and support from

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