The weather has definitely cooled down, so for many of us that means it’s finally time to get outside and explore some of the great dog friendly spots downtown Austin has to offer. After being cooped up at the house for a few hot months, your doggy no doubt wants to get out and stretch his legs a bit, so enjoy a relaxing day out with your best friend and take him or her on a doggy date!
First thing first: burn off that extra energy! There are several dog parks … more
Posted in Education, Fun
You did it!
You sent in your emails to city council. You sent us encouraging messages via email and Facebook. You signed up in favor of our extension. You showed up to City Hall sporting APA! gear at all hours of the day.
And at 11:30 last night, you helped Austin Pets Alive! secure a lease extension for Town Lake Animal Center beyond May 2015!
This is one more important step toward building our forever home. But we wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for your support and the support of a few key council … more
Posted in Events, How to Help without Spending a Dime, Organizational, Outreach
Austin Pets Alive! is excited to partner with Austin Subaru for this year’s Share the Love Event, starting November 20, 2014 and running through January 2, 2015.
Over the last five years, Subaru has donated $25 million to charity during Share the Love Event. Each time someone purchases or leases a new Subaru during Share the Love, they donate $250 to the new vehicle owner’s choice of charities. Austin Pets Alive! is excited to be one such charity in 2014.
Seventy percent of Subaru owners have a pet, and almost half of … more
Posted in Events, Fundraising, Organizational
Meet Deaven! Deaven is a wonderful 4yr old male pit mix. He is very friendly and loves to be around people. He was found as a stray, hit by a car, but we feel he must have had a home at some point because of his friendly demeanor and low level or fright.
Unfortunately though he is living in pain right now. As a result of being … more
Posted in Awareness/ PR, Donations, Fundraising, Pets Needing Homes, Special Needs Pets
A few months ago, we won a huge victory in our long quest to have our new shelter stay at our current location at TLAC. At that important meeting, Council Members Mike Martinez and Laura Morrison brought forward a resolution that APA! would be “at the table” during the master planning process for the entire Lamar Beach tract of land (where TLAC currently sits). We are incredibly grateful to Mike and Laura for continuing to champion No-Kill. It passed unanimously and I have no doubt that your strong vocal support and physical presence had a LOT to do with … more
Posted in Awareness/ PR, Events, Outreach, President's Report