The Orange RuffTail Fitness Challenge by Bill Ruel
Chuck checking out stand up paddle boarders and kayakers on the lake.
I’m a few weeks away from my 1 year anniversary of volunteering at APA! I started as a Rufftail Runner on July 14, 2014. Most of what I do at APA! is RTR, and that’s what this post is about.
The Rufftail Runner (and Walker since there are usually more walking dogs than running dogs on the list) program is … more
Posted in RuffTail Runners, Volunteering
It’s that time of year again! Every year, volunteers of the Bottle Baby Nursery Program at APA! vote on a t-shirt design that will be the new bottle baby shirt for the year. All designs are submitted by volunteers!
This is what the back of the shirt will look like:
Below are the submissions for the front of the shirt. It’s $1 per vote ($10 minimum) and whichever design collects the most money will be printed. Click on the progress bar next to each design to vote for that specific design. Voting will end … more
Posted in Donations, Events, Fundraising, Volunteering
Indomitable, unstoppable, Mika. The first year of Mika’s life has been spent bouncing around from owner to owner, until she was ultimately hit by a car and dropped off at the animal shelter. The latest caregiver at the time had no interest in picking her up, so here she is at APA!, looking to try again.
Mika sustained an injury when she was hit by that car and needs surgery to correct her hip. Mika needs an FHO surgery done which … more
Posted in Donations, Fundraising, Pets Needing Homes, Special Needs Pets
Thank you for the incredible outpouring of support after Monday’s flooding in Austin! We could not do what we do without all the help we receive from the community, and that has been especially evident yesterday and today.
If you are interested in helping APA! recover from Monday’s record floods, here are some areas we need the most help:
Foster—We really need long-term fosters (2 weeks+) to help alleviate shelter crowding right now. In addition to the flooding at Town Lake Animal Center (which also directly impacted Austin Animal Center since their kennels also had to be evacuated), the storms … more
Posted in Awareness/ PR, Donations, Foster, Volunteering