Monthly Archives: October 2011

Big Lebowski

Meet our very own Big Lebowski!  He was on the euthanasia list at Town Lake Animal Center because he requires surgery on both hips.  But that has never stopped Austin Pets Alive!, so he is now safely in a foster … Continue reading

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A Halloween Adoption Extravaganza

It is October 31, known widely to the rest of the nation as Halloween. To us here at Austin Pets Alive!, October 31, 2011 has a special meaning. In addition to being everyone’s favorite costumed holiday, October 31 is the … Continue reading

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Fall Petsival Recap

Thanks to all who came out yesterday to celebrate APA!’s Fall Petsival! We had an amazing 45 adoptions and raised over $1,200 to continue to help us save pets at risk of euthanasia from local shelters. From the cake walk … Continue reading

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A Look Back…

Wow, what a journey it’s been since we first embarked on the ASPCA Challenge on August 1st. Despite record-breaking heat and natural disasters, our staff, volunteers, fosters and adopters have managed to save the lives of countless animals who would … Continue reading

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A Big Weekend Ahead

It’s finally feeling a bit like fall here in Austin and we are excited for the big weekend that is now upon us! Help us “clean out” APA! for the ASPCA Challenge final close-out. We’re offering $25 adoption fees for … Continue reading

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Look at this pretty lady!  Meet Jennifer:  a wonderful, playful, sweet pup.  But Jennifer needs your help. Jennifer is essentially a puppy in a big dog’s body who was never given rules or boundaries.  She needs to learn confidence and … Continue reading

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Final Week of the Save A Life Fund Raising Drive!

We are in the final week of the Save a Life Drive!! The last few months have been truly amazing, it has been so awesome to see how everyone has come together to make this drive so successful. Together we … Continue reading

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American Pets Alive! Helps Neighboring City Shelter Improve Intake Procedures

Through American Pets Alive, our national branch of APA!, we’ve been able to expand the heart of our mission and help other communities focus on becoming no-kill. Just two weeks ago, our own executive director Dr. Ellen Jefferson spent the … Continue reading

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