Category Archives: How to Help without Spending a Dime

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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Donate a Phone, Save a Pet!

Cleaning out that drawer of old electronics but not sure where to take them?… Bring them to APA! Austin Pets Alive! has teamed up with Give Back Phones (an electronics recycling company) to host a month long electronic recycling drive. The drive started … Continue reading

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Shop for a Cause this July!

Austin Pets Alive! has so many fun and easy ways to support your favorite dogs and cats, please check out some specific opportunities we’d like to highlight this month. Coat and Tails Pet Portraits has teamed up with Austin Pets … Continue reading

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Shop for a Cause this June!

It’s summer time! Time to eat, drink, soak up the sun, and shop ’til you drop. There are ways to do all of this while supporting your favorite pets at APA!. Woof Gang Bakery – Westlake, South Park Animal Hospital and … Continue reading

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