Category Archives: Adoptions

Shamrock needs cataract surgery!

Meet sweet Shamrock. He is a 5yr old Chihuahua that has cataracts and is also diabetic. He is a very sweet pup and loves to snuggle but unfortunately he has had some bite incidents. Both of the times he bit … Continue reading

Posted in Adoptions, Behavior, Donations, Fundraising, Pets Needing Homes, Special Needs Pets | Leave a comment


The 411 on Music and Mutts

The “live music capital” and what Austinites have affectionately dubbed the “live pets capital,” Austin, TX is the perfect city to celebrate music and dogs simultaneously. Introducing, “Music and Mutts.” By teaming up with local musicians, APA! increases the visibility of certain … Continue reading

Posted in Adoptions, Awareness/ PR, Outreach, Partnerships | Leave a comment


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 … Continue reading

Posted in Adoptions, Events, Pet Flyers, Pets Needing Homes | Comments Off


Meet Parvo Survivor Ray Benson!

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 … Continue reading

Posted in Adoptions, Awareness/ PR, Donations, Fundraising, Parvo Puppy Program, Pets Needing Homes, Special Needs Pets | Comments Off


Snapshot of Your Compassion

You help give second chances to unweaned kittens, puppies with parvovirus, cats with ringworm and dogs that need behavioral support in Central Texas. You believe that no life should  be taken for granted and that the programs at APA! make … Continue reading

Posted in Adoptions, Awareness/ PR, Behavior, Bottle Baby Nursery, Feline Leukemia, Organizational, P.A.S.S., Parvo Puppy Program, Rescue, Ringworm | Comments Off


Two Kittens are Better than One

APA! allows single kitten adoptions, but we encourage you to consider adopting in pairs as people and kittens are often happier that way. Why are two kittens better than one? Healthier, happier cats: Kittens raised in pairs get lots of exercise … Continue reading

Posted in Adoptions, Education, Pets Needing Homes | Comments Off


The ABGB releases the Austin Pets Alive! American Pale Ale

The Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co. concocted a brand new beer for Austin Pets Alive! in an effort to raise money and find our longest-stay dogs a home. On May 8th the weather was perfect, despite 80% chance of thunderstorms, … Continue reading

Posted in Adoptions, Awareness/ PR, Events, Fundraising, Partnerships, Uncategorized | Comments Off


Your Love Stories

Your dogs and cats mean the world to you, so they deserve to have their stories told. Here are just a few quick stories about the animals you’ve taken into your hearts… LEVI According to mom, Levi is a “sweet, … Continue reading

Posted in Adoptions, Awareness/ PR, Rescue, Where are they now | Comments Off