Category Archives: How to Help without Spending a Dime

We Are Not Homeless!

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 … Continue reading

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Winter is Coming!

Freezing temperatures are here and these love-able dogs are set on staying warm. The central heating doesn’t work throughout the shelter, so space heaters are used to keep two rows of kennels warm. These keep the dogs warm and safe, but are not in … Continue reading

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You Can Save Lives by Fostering

As you may know, Austin, Texas is the largest no-kill city in the nation. Since 2008, you have helped APA! save more than 25,000 animals in Central Texas. Of these 25,000, several thousand were saved in part by foster parents. … Continue reading

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Strut Your Mutt 101

Take it from our top fundraiser during Strut Your Mutt 2013, Becca Speer: “People want to donate… you just have to ask them.”  As you know, Strut Your Mutt 2014 is right around the corner. This event is a great … Continue reading

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A Note from Dr. Jefferson

Dear friends, APA! urgently needs your help!  As many of you know, we have been desperately seeking a new home for years. We now have a unique opportunity to potentially stay on the land where TLAC is currently located.  We … Continue reading

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BUSTED: Why aren’t you fostering?

Fostering kittens is a magical experience, so why isn’t everyone doing it? Here are some of the most common reasons people aren’t fostering baby kittens – BUSTED 9: “I might get attached…” Sure, you might get attached… but have you … Continue reading

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It’s Not Just a Bottle Baby Nursery

Birdie was no more than a few days old when she came to APA!. At 76 grams and no larger than the palm of a hand, Birdie needed to stay nourished and warm. Birdie was initially placed with a nursing … Continue reading

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Shop for a Cause: #GivingTuesday and More!

Whether you’re taking part in Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday, or just your regular holiday shopping, here are a few easy ways to support APA! while you shop. Looking for something to send your pet-loving friends this holiday season? Purchase … Continue reading

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