Monthly Archives: November 2010

Thanksgiving Weekend In Review

This year was the first time we decided to remain open on Thanksgiving and offer Black Friday adoption specials. Considering we’re new to the Thanksgiving weekend promotions, I’d say it went pretty well! We had 42 adoptions between Thanksgiving day … Continue reading

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December Volunteer Dog Pick of the Month: Marge!

Pretty pittie Marge, the lady with the smile.  Marge has been featured before on APA!’s blog and she’s a regular guest star at special events.  She’s practically a local canine celebrity.  So why hasn’t she found a home yet? We have no idea!  … Continue reading

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Black Friday Adoption Specials

Black Friday: A day when the malls are madness and your pocketbook is empty by the time the leftovers are being reheated.  But, malls are not the only places to go for Black Friday specials. httpv:// This year try on … Continue reading

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Scamps & Scoundrels – An Urban Dog Challenge

Dirty Dog is presenting the first annual Scamps & Scoundrels benefiting Austin Pets Alive! Contestants (teams of one dog and up to 4 humans) will figure out clues to downtown, dog-friendly locations. Once there, each member of the team will … Continue reading

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APA! Open for adoptions on Thanksgiving Day

Have you ever looked at the crumbs on the floor after your Thanksgiving feast and wished you had a four-legged friend to clean them up? Have you ever laid down for the post-meal nap and football watching and wished a … Continue reading

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Helping Austin Pets Alive! Without Spending a Dime – Randall’s Card

Before you hit the grocery store for all your Thanksgiving meal ingredients, make sure to have Austin Pets Alive! as the beneficiary charity on your Randall’s card.  You can add a designated charity to your card at any time by … Continue reading

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Cat Naps on Thanksgiving

Just as dogs patiently await the dropped morsel from the Thanksgiving table, cats look forward to the food-induced nap their families will inevitably take. Kitties look forward to the perfect time to snuggle up for the warmth and love they … Continue reading

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Update: Peach Wants to be Friends

Meet Peach. She is one of the smallest kittens in Clementine‘s litter, but she’s also one of the most friendly! She will wobble right up to you to say “hello” and get some lovin’. She may be tiny, but she’s … Continue reading

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