Category Archives: Organizational

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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Severaly neglected Lab will make it to 2014!

Hi Everyone, I am sitting here at my desk trying to finish projects (catch up is probably more accurate) and as I see all the New Year’s celebration emails coming in from friends I also see the stark contrast between … Continue reading

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Position Statement for Austin Pets Alive! on Auditorium Shores

The mission of Austin Pets Alive! is to provide the resources, education and programs needed to eliminate the killing of companion animals. Austin, the nation’s largest No-Kill city, continues to face the challenge of rescuing and adopting large breed dogs. … Continue reading

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The Huffington Post: “No Kill, No Problem: The Story of Austin Pets Alive!”

Check out Part 1 of The Huffington Post feature series on Austin Pets Alive!:   Thank you to Dawn Erin for making this incredible feature on the No-Kill movement come to life! (See article below) No Kill No Problem: … Continue reading

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Dr. Ellen Jefferson honored as Non-Profit Executive of the Year!

Congratulations to Dr. Ellen Jefferson for receiving Greenlights’ 2013 Non-Profit Executive of the Year Award! 2013 Award Winners Nonprofit Executive of the Year Award This award celebrates a nonprofit staff leader whose achievements have resulted in significant impact in the community. … Continue reading

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Introducing APA!’s Tarrytown Dog Adoption Center!

We are thrilled to share with you that Austin Pets Alive! will be opening a new dog adoption site in Tarrytown!  The new location will house up to 28 of our adoptable puppies and small, dog-friendly rescues ready for their forever home.  With … Continue reading

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Platinum Volunteers

APA! wouldn’t exist without our tireless, dedicated force of volunteers.  You may have read our recent post, Reason Number 453 Why We Love Our Volunteers, and gotten a glimpse of exactly how our team bands together in a crisis situation … Continue reading

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Send Faith to Pet Point Summit 2013

Faith is our Animal Care Programs Director here at Austin Pets Alive! and we’d like to send her to the PetPoint Summit this year. PetPoint is the database that we use to keep track of all of our animals’ adoptions, … Continue reading

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