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The First 6 Months in Review

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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

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Surgery for Anna’s Heart

A 2-year-old Austin Pets Alive! dog named Anna needs surgery on her heart. Anna is a playful, happy dog born with a congenital heart defect known as Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PHD). This condition is usually diagnosed at birth and two-thirds of untreated cases … Continue reading

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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

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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 … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Beating the Heat

As the temperature heats up in Austin, it’s important to ensure your pet is safe. High temperatures can be dangerous or even fatal for your furry friend. Follow these simple tips to keep your pet safe and comfortable this summer. … Continue reading

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APA! and the Master Plan

Austin Pets Alive! will be included in the Master Plan for Lamar Beach. You and other APA! Advocates flooded city hall last night at 6:00pm, registering your support for item #60, clad in APA! shirts and holding home made signs. 259 of you registered … Continue reading

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Keep APA! in the Heart of Austin

June 9, 2014 (Austin, TX)- This Thursday, the Austin City Council will review an item which could result in Austin Pets Alive! continuing operations on the land where Town Lake Animal Center (TLAC) is currently located.  Hundreds of people are supporting Keeping APA! … Continue reading

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