Hundreds of extremely dedicated volunteers donate their skills, expertise, and love to APA! – to the tune of more than 2,000 hours EACH WEEK or the equivalent of 50 full-time staff members.
- April 19
- (1PM-4PM): Pints for Pups
- April 19
- (12PM): Jo\'s Easter Pet Parade
- April 27
- (12-7PM): Fur & Film Fest at the Alamo Drafthouse
Brazoria was sick with Parvo, a highly contagious disease that means certain euthanasia in most shelters. Austin Pets Alive saves 6,000 animals a year with varying death sentences. Hear one girl's story.
from the blog
A Note from Ellen Jefferson
Hello Everyone! As you may have recently learned, APA! received $1.26M from Maddie’s Fund as part of the $3M total award Read more »
Brodie is an affectionate, super loyal boy who's looking for that special person he can love and protect. Read more »
APA! Launches Canine Good Ctitizen Program
Created by the American Kennel Club, this obedience program is training adoptable dogs everything from sit and down, to remaining under control in public places. Read more »
New System Launched!
The new volunteer management system powered by Volunteer² is up and running! Read more »
Sunday, April 27th 3:00pm
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 »
Ground-breaking Parvo ICU leads the nation with a new way to think about rescuing
APA! is proud to announce we saved over 3000 cats and dogs from TLAC's euthanasia list in 2010. Read more »
Help a special needs pet today
APA! saves many animals that need special treatment for medical conditions. Read more »
Serendipity adores attention! When you pet her, she happily purrs away with her tail twitching. Can you fill her life with the love she deserves? Read more »