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Help Wally get his play back!

You might think Wally is a sweet cuddly teddy bear or a little woolly lamb. He Online fundraising for Wally needs our help! is really a 1 year old adorable curly haired pup. He loves to play ball, attack plastic soda bottles, and Wally1occasionally he chase his fluffy white crooked tail. Wally has a great disposition,very good manners and he likes to have his hair brushed. He’s very happy … more

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Central Texas Parrotheads host Pirate’s Ball benefiting Austin Pets Alive!

Argh, Matey! Pirate’s Ball be upon us!
Central Texas Parrothead Club brings you the annual Pirate’s Ball, a three day party fit for a Pirate!
Check out all of the festivities happening over the long weekend:

Friday, Aug. 8th:  Welcome Party
Join us on the pool deck from 7pm – 10pm to kick off the weekend! We’ll meet, mingle and conga the night away to live beach style music by local Trop Rock musician Donny Brewer. BYOB.

Saturday DAY, Aug. 9th:  Walk the Plank … more

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It’s a Special Kind of Weekend!

…Adoption Special that is!

July 11th is Furr-ever Free Friday AND it’s Single And Lovin’ It Weekend though Sunday, July 13th.

Come make your weekend special by finding that next furry member of your family at any of our adoption locations.




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Meet Parvo Survivor Ray Benson!

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RB1 Meet Ray Benson! Ray was owner surrendered into our Parvo ICU June 24th and was just released this morning! When Ray was surrendered to APA! he was in terrible condition and likely would have died had he not come in when he did. He was lateral, unresponsive, and very cold. After quickly administering emergency treatment and medications intravenously the staff and volunteers were able to bring Ray back from the brink of death!

Today Ray is a happy, healthy dog and is … more

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Agent Colson is back on his mission!


Agent Colson still needs YOUR help! He had surgery at the eye specialist on both eyes but is still needingOnline fundraising for Agent Colson is back and still needs our help on his mission! further corrective surgery. Right now the fur on his eye lids is still rubbing on the cornea. Additionally he needs a reduction of his actual eye lids. Agent Colson is doing well and has had amazing care but he’s not 100% yet! By donating you are helping to give him … more

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Constant Companion Challenge

What is the Constant Companion Challenge?
A generous donor has pledged $10,000 to save the lives of companion animals and is issuing a challenge to the APA! community to grow the Constant Companion Club. We need 100 new Constant Companions by 11:59pm on July 15th.
Is Constant Companion right for you?
Constant Companion is a fabulous way to be a life-saving force in the APA! community. It may be a good fit if:

You recognize the importance of regular giving, or
You want to donate but have a difficult time remembering to schedule the donations, or
You are interested in saving lives at APA! but … more

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Neonatal Nursery T-Shirt Time!

It’s that time of year again! Every year, volunteers of the Neonatal 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!

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.

Let the voting begin! Voting will end at 11:59pm on July 14th.
T-Shirt Submission 1:

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Fireworks Safety Tips


The fourth is right around the corner. For many, that means time outside, fun with friends and family, and who could forget: fireworks!

Fireworks may be your favorite way to celebrate the fourth, but your furry family members may not agree. The loud noises and bright flashes of light may frighten your pet, so be sure to take these extra precautions this weekend:
1. Plan for the unthinkable.
More pets are lost during fourth of July weekend than any other time of year, so make sure your family is prepared for this possibility by renewing … more

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