Poor Mission was found with horrible wounds on his front leg. The wounds were so bad that he had to be sedated to properly clean and treat due to pain. Mission has been undergoing bandage changes, pain medications, and antibiotics for … more
Just like the real Dorothy Parker this cat has no shortage of “cat-itude”! She’s a frisky old girl who doesn’t let her age slow her down. Dorothy is a diva who mostly enjoys doing her own thing, exploring and observing her kingdom. However, once you get to know her she’ll show her soft spot for people and enjoy snuggling with you in bed!
Dorothy is a 12yr old Domestic Shorthair that is having gastrointestinal issues, mainly undiagnosed diarrhea. The medical staff at Austin Pets Alive! need to run lab work on her to … more
Oh Henry! Doesn’t he just melt your heart! Henry is a beautiful 1yr old Australian Shepard Mix that is quite the eye catcher with his captivating baby blue eyes. Henry has been with APA since September 2014 when he was rescued from euthanasia at another shelter due to space issues.
Henry has partial vision loss as well as hearing loss. Both of these are congenital ailments that Henry was born with. As you can imagine this has made … more
Thank you to March’s Volunteer of the Month, Diane Stapley. Diane has been generously volunteering at APA! for years, she has been invaluable to APA! in so many areas!
This is what her peers have to say about her:
Diane continues to foster special needs cases and did so again over the holiday. She is a constant participant with the tech needs at APA!, is always active on the development committee and was lead for the Staff volunteer party in December. She portrays APA! in a professional way and … more
Under general supervision, this employee will coordinate all activities of Austin Pets Alive!’s volunteer program including recruiting, training, recognizing, and supporting volunteers, maintaining volunteer records, and performing related work required to achieve APA!’s No-Kill mission.
The ideal candidate is a “people person” with outstanding communication, project management, conflict resolution, and empathic skills
Essential Job Functions
Ensure all departments have sufficient volunteers to meet operational needs.
Design and implement successful volunteer recruiting campaigns and onboarding programs in cooperation with other departments.
Conduct new volunteer orientations with assistance from the Volunteer Coordination … more