Category Archives: Organizational

Become a Rufftail Runner

Rufftail Runners are set on developing “better-adjusted, healthier, and therefore, more adoptable dogs. And people.” This program began in 2010 and was opened to the general public in 2011. It started to become even more popular once APA! moved right next … Continue reading

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Your Dollars Fill This Collar

During your last visit to APA!, you may have noticed a banner like this one: Here’s the inside scoop: This summer has been a busy one at Austin Pets Alive!. On average, we have saved three more animals per day than … Continue reading

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Job Opening for Part-Time Database Coordinator

Austin Pets Alive! seeks a detail-oriented professional to serve as Development Database Coordinator who will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of the donor records in the Blackbaud Common Ground Database System and donation processing. Must be attentive to detail … Continue reading

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The First 6 Months in Review

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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

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Tips for Traveling with Your Pet

It’s vacation season! And for some of you, that might mean your four legged friends will be joining you on an upcoming trip. While it is important to keep your pet’s best interest at heart when making travel arrangements, here are … Continue reading

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The Cost Accounting of Shelter Killing in Texas

[From the Best Friends Blog]   A recent opinion by the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (TBVME) threatens to derail the no-kill achievements of Austin and the rapid progress toward no-kill being made in San Antonio and other Texas … Continue reading

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New Volunteer Management System is Live!

Great news for APA! volunteers and team leaders! The new volunteer management system powered by Volunteer² is up and running! There are several important reasons we have decided to move to this system, including: Centralizing communications and scheduling systems (Vol² … Continue reading

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