Austin Pets Alive! is not your average animal shelter. We maintain comprehensive, innovative programs designed to save the animals most at risk for euthanasia.
We Are Not Homeless
Your support was crucial on November 20th when city council voted to let us extend our lease at TLAC: a huge win for No-Kill Austin.
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Austin Pets Alive! is an organization dedicated to working miracles for dogs and cats in the Austin area. When it seems Read more »
Meet Rusty Sledge
Rusty Sledge is our very own deaf genius. He knows so many tricks and can even run on a treadmill! We promise he will steal your heart if you give him a chance. Read more »
Current Adoption Specials
Find out when adoption specials are running at Austin Pets Alive!. Read more »
Who You Have Helped
Here's a quick glance at how some of the animals you have helped us treat recently are doing. Read more »
Sunday, November 9th 10am
Town Lake Animal Center
We can't do it without YOU!
Volunteering with Austin Pets Alive! can be as easy as standing under a tent at some of Austin's coolest hang-outs. Read more »
Our Journey to No-Kill
Austin is a compassionate city known for its love for animals and its incredible no-kill status. But it wasn’t always that way. Check out this video documenting Austin’s journey to being the no-kill city you love so much. Read more »
The Joy of Adopting a Senior Dog
APA! is home to many wonderful senior dogs, and we think you should give them more than just a passing glance. Read more »
Meet Mr. Gray
Mr. Gray is our perfect little cross-eyed love bug. When he's not busy purring, he's busy just being a hunk. Read more »