Nash, a Catahoula Mix, is only 3 1/2 months old but was hit by car leaving him with a fractured hip and leg that is requiring surgery. Not only did Nash have these internal injuries but he suffered from wounds as well and had to be on heavy duty antibiotics and a rigorous wound cleaning schedule. Currently Nash is on … more
Oh Henry! Doesn’t he just melt your heart! Henry is a beautiful 1yr old Australian Shepard Mix that is quite the eye catcher with his captivating baby blue eyes. Henry has been with APA since September 2014 when he was rescued from euthanasia at another shelter due to space issues.
Henry has partial vision loss as well as hearing loss. Both of these are congenital ailments that Henry was born with. As you can imagine this has made shelter life for Henry very challenging. Because Henry is such a young dog with vision … more
Thank you to March’s Volunteer of the Month, Diane Stapley. Diane has been generously volunteering at APA! for years, she has been invaluable to APA! in so many areas!
This is what her peers have to say about her:
Diane continues to foster special needs cases and did so again over the holiday. She is a constant participant with the tech needs at APA!, is always active on the development committee and was lead for the Staff volunteer party in December. She portrays APA! in a professional way and … more
Under general supervision, this employee will coordinate all activities of Austin Pets Alive!’s volunteer program including recruiting, training, recognizing, and supporting volunteers, maintaining volunteer records, and performing related work required to achieve APA!’s No-Kill mission.
The ideal candidate is a “people person” with outstanding communication, project management, conflict resolution, and empathic skills
Essential Job Functions
Ensure all departments have sufficient volunteers to meet operational needs.
Design and implement successful volunteer recruiting campaigns and onboarding programs in cooperation with other departments.
Conduct new volunteer orientations with assistance from the Volunteer Coordination … more
Everyone loves Choco.
Don’t you want to help his huge fan club raise the funds so that he always has the food he needs to support him through his skin issues and food allergies?
We have to have prescription food for him on hand and we keep running out or very low. What we’d like is to raise a bunch of money for him and use it get him his prescription z/d food regularly!
…brought to you by your local animal rescue
Two worlds collided this weekend when internet sensations Lil Bub and Tuna met for the very first time.
This moment struck a cord with everyone at APA!. Here’s why: These two ultra famous animals mean so much to the no-kill cause… but do their star struck followers realize it?
Lil Bub is a polydactyly cat with dwarfism and multitude of other genetic anomalies and Tuna is an endearingly snarky Chihuahua with a pretty significant overbite. In many cities, these particular animals would have been euthanized … more