Austin Pets Alive! thanks the community for the outpouring of support in making needed repairs on Town Lake Animal Center.
Town Lake Animal Center saves more than 3,000 animals each year that literally have no where else to go. Austin Pets Alive! was just granted an extension to continue using the facility for 2-5 more years while a permanent shelter is built. “Everyone at Austin Pets Alive, but most importantly the animals, are extremely grateful to the companies and individuals who have come forward to either fund the needed repairs or actually do them”. Dr Ellen Jefferson, APA! Executive … more
Posted in Awareness/ PR, Rescue
Austin Pets Alive! is fortunate to have hundreds of dedicated volunteers. And this month we want to give extra thanks to our volunteers of the month: Susan and Rhyan, an incredible mother-daughter duo.
Here’s what others had to say about Susan and Rhyan:
“Susan and Rhyan are an amazing mother-daughter pair! They show up every Sunday to help care for the FeLV cats and then make their way to the main cattery and help organize and clean everything for the day! Rhyan is so young but she is extremely dedicated … more
Posted in Volunteering
2014 has been an incredible year (so far) and Austin Pets Alive! has so much to be grateful for. We are humbled daily by the fact that we simply could not exist without the compassion and love of an entire community: volunteers that surprise us with their dedication and support, donors that keep the engine running, fosters that help us save twice as many lives each year, companies that so willingly contribute to our cause, staff that works overtime rain or shine- these are all essential. Here are just a few things we are especially grateful for this year:
Castor & … more
Posted in Awareness/ PR, Organizational, Outreach, Partnerships
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