Austin Pets Alive! is proud to recognize our volunteer of the month for July, Sonia Merubia!
Sonia is the kind of volunteer that will step up to do anything from loving on a dog to scooping poop. She is invaluable to the APA! team.
Here is what fellow APA!-ers have to say about her:
“Sonia spends a lot of time at APA!. She spends quality time with all the dogs but also does less glamorous tasks like running and organizing laundry, filling water troughs, and cleaning up poop. She is a great advocate … more
Posted in Volunteering
This August, our proud sponsor, Austin Subaru, is hosting the 3rd Annual Paddle for Puppies event benefiting Austin Pets Alive!’s parvo program.
Join us August 24th at 8am for the ~5 mile paddle on Lady Bird Lake. We will begin and … more
Posted in Events, Fundraising, Partnerships, Parvo Puppy Program, Uncategorized
Take it from our top fundraiser during Strut Your Mutt 2013, Becca Speer: “People want to donate… you just have to ask them.”
As you know, Strut Your Mutt 2014 is right around the corner. This event is a great opportunity for family fun and raising funds for organizations you care about.
Interested in fundraising during Strut Your Mutt but unsure where to start?
Here are a few pointers to get you on your way:
Make the big decision.
Decide whether you want to participate in the online fundraising challenge or strut your … more
Posted in Education, Events, Fundraising, How to Help without Spending a Dime, Volunteering
A 2-year-old Austin Pets Alive! dog named Anna needs surgery on her heart.
Anna is a playful, happy dog born with a congenital heart defect known as Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PHD). This condition is usually diagnosed at birth and two-thirds of untreated cases result in death before the dog reaches one-year-old. Dogs with PHD are very rarely seen in a shelter setting, so for Anna to live to be 2-years-old and end up in the care of a rescue organization like Austin Pets Alive! is highly unusual. She is stable and doing well right now but if she were to … more
Posted in Awareness/ PR, Donations, Fundraising, Press Releases, Rescue, Special Needs Pets