To view the formatted version of our quarterly newsletter and subscribe to our email list, click here. OK, GOOGLE — WHAT DOES A PIT BULL SOUND LIKE? Have you ever wondered what a pit bull sounds like? Do us a favor and ask Google — “Hey Google, what does a pit bull sound like?” Take a look and listen to this video.… Read more →
Love-A-Bull Love Story: Diego
Guest post by the Kelley family, in honor of Amplify Austin for Love-A-Bull Our family was first introduced to Diego after being contacted by the Love-A-Bull organization. We quickly fell in love with him and his story! We had recently lost our chocolate Lab of over 14 years, Mocha, and were looking for a companion dog for our chihuahua, Coco. We felt… Read more →
Love-A-Bull Love Story: Momo
Guest post by Kathryn Altmann, in honor of Amplify Austin for Love-A-Bull Momo (fka Benny) is a 55-pound lap dog. This was apparent the moment his little tail wiggled out of his foster’s car and made his way over to greet us for the first time. Within one minute of pets, both our faces were getting licked clean and we knew we… Read more →
Love-A-Bull Love Story: Lena & Clayton
Guest post by Kristin Henn, in honor of Amplify Austin for Love-A-Bull In the fall of 2019, as my teenage daughters were becoming increasingly independent, I began to daydream about a puppy. We had adopted adult dogs in the past, but something about my children getting older made me think I was ready for the challenges and rewards of… Read more →
Love-A-Bull Alumni 2021 Calendar Contest Winners!
We always love to see how our Love-A-Bull Alumni are doing in their fur-ever homes, so we wanted to share the love with you by putting together a 2021 Love-A-Bull Calendar highlighting them! We held a friendly contest where LAB Alumni sent in their stories and pibble pictures, and the LAB Board chose which pup would make their calendar debut.… Read more →
Love-A-Bull Adoption Story: Lauren and Major (fka Jim)
Love-A-Bull is sharing the adoption story of Lauren in Austin and her Adopt-A-Bull alumnus, Major (fka Jim). Interested in adopting from us? Check out our current list of Adopt-A-Bulls here and find out more about what we ask for in adoption applications. In Lauren’s words, her adoption story: “It was difficult to know where to start because I can’t say enough great things… Read more →
August 2020 Newsletter — 100th Adoption for 2020!
Dear Friends – Since the start of Covid in March, we’ve adopted out 86 dogs and puppies!! We couldn’t have done it without our amazing fosters and the support of our community. As the world continues to push through uncertainty, we are still moving at full speed to save as many dogs as we can from the rural kill shelters we partner with. Fostering… Read more →
Love-A-Bull Adoption Story: Kristin and Boulder (fka Dom)
Love-A-Bull is sharing the adoption story of Kristin in Austin and her Adopt-A-Bull alumnus, Boulder (fka Dom). Interested in adopting from us? Check out our current list of Adopt-A-Bulls here and find out more about what we ask for in adoption applications. In Kristin’s words, her adoption story: “My husband and I lost our 14-year-old dog in March and were… Read more →
July 2020 Newsletter – Maple’s Adoption Story and Foster Spotlight
For the full link to this newsletter (nicely formatted), please click here! Dear Friends – Since the start of Covid, we’ve adopted out 58 dogs and puppies!! We could not have done it without our amazing fosters and the support of our community. As the world continues to push through uncertainty, we are still moving at full speed to save as many dogs… Read more →
How do you rescue dogs during a pandemic?
Our shelters and rescues are compromised in unprecedented ways during this pandemic. While most emergencies in the past have required more hands-on help, this one expressly asks us to keep our distance. It has limited our shelters to skeleton crews, canceled much-needed fundraisers, and compromised our ability to get homeless animals the exposure they need. So how do you rescue dogs during a pandemic?… Read more →