Austin Pets Alive! is not your average animal shelter. We maintain comprehensive, innovative programs designed to save the animals most at risk for euthanasia.
Home for the Holidays
Remind a special dog what a warm home feels like this Christmas.
from the blog
Willie Nelson Can’t Get On The Road Again Without YOU!
Meet Sweet Willie Nelson! Willie is a 6yr old Retriever Mix that was found as a stray and transferred to Austin Pets Alive 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 »
Emergency Funding Needed
Help us make this home sweet home by donating to our Emergency Fund now. Read more »
Saturday, January 10th 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 »
Chicken is no Chicken
Chicken's life looked like it might be a short one. But was it? Read more »
Every Life Matters
Dawson had the odds stacked against him, but in Austin, we believe that every life matters. Watch as Dawson proves to the world why he deserved to live. 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 »