Category Archives: Pet of the Month

Meet Lola

Lola is my one and only family member who started off as a foster and ended up being adopted.  She came to me because she had been adopted and returned to Austin Pets Alive four times in two years, and … Continue reading

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Meet Zuma

Zuma, playing it coy. Zuma is a 18 year old Brown Headed Parrot who came to me in May 2010.  He was in pretty bad shape when I picked him up: so hypocalcaemic that he had a neurological twitch and … Continue reading

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August 2012 Pet of the Month: Quint

This month I want to honor one of my best birdie clients, who is constantly trying to learn more about avian husbandry and continually working to improve her birds’ quality of life: Dani A. and her precious Pineapple Mutation Green … Continue reading

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July Pet of the Month: Chilly

This month’s featured pet is Pamela Paek’s Goffin Cockatoo, Chilly!  I’ll let Pam tell you all about him: “Chilly was born on 4/25/2001. It was mid September later that year when I saw him in a cage at Petco. The … Continue reading

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June Pets of the Month: Grayson, Trixie, and Radley

Ok, I’m a day late on this one, so let’s just pretend that today is June 31st, mkay? I spent the month of June with Kris and Donna S.’s three delightful Greyhounds.  They are all sweet, goofy, quirky, affectionate, lazy, … Continue reading

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May 2012 Pet of the Month: Dexter

Dexter belongs to one of my long-time housesitting clients, and he is a dream to take care of.  Persistently cheerful, enthusiastic, and affectionate, he is the perfect remedy for a long, stressful day.  You would never guess that he is … Continue reading

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April 2012 Pets of the Month: Mason, Riley, Secret, and Coral

This month’s Pet of the Month goes to the crew of my lovely friends, T. Nickerson and J. Stokes.  These ladies have quite the special little family: Mason: Mason is a shy girl at first, but once she warms up to … Continue reading

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