Category Archives: Outreach

Say Cheese! And help him too! Almost complete!

Poor Cheese was only a wee kitten of 3 weeks  when he arrived at APA’s doorstep. We could tell he had some sort of vision issues even then but he was so young the most important task was making sure … Continue reading

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Gemini – adopted as a pup, returned as an adult

Lets flash back a little. Meet Gemini. Austin Pets Alive first met Gemini as a 1/2 pound, 4 week old puppy back in 2012. She was rescued along with her 10 siblings from the Bastrop shelter where they were to be … Continue reading

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Media Release: Ongoing Flood Relief

  Austin Pets Alive! To Pull 60+ Animals From Austin Animal Center To Assist With Ongoing Flood Relief In an effort to assist Austin Animal Center with ongoing flood relief as they’ve reached critical capacity, Austin Pets Alive! is pulling … Continue reading

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First Connect Insurance Partners with APA!

We are thrilled to announce our unique partnership with First Connect Insurance. First Connect is the “first” auto insurance provider with a heart and mission to give back to the community in your own backyard. Their mission is to cultivate … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Amplify Austin

Amplify Austin 2015 is a 24 hour online giving festival held from March 5-6, 2015. Last year, 1,314 APA! supporters collectively raised over $96,625.41, landing APA! as the 6th most popular nonprofit in Austin and earning the organization a few titles: most donors within the first … Continue reading

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What you need to know about APA! code violations

Austin Pets Alive! recently faced an issue with building code violations at the Town Lake Animal Center. Several companies stepped up to ensure that we could continue saving lives without interruption. We have now addressed all city code violations and … Continue reading

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Thank you to so many!

The following was written and submitted by APA! dog volunteer, Leora Orent: I volunteer at Austin Pets Alive! about 5 times a week. I spend my time there with the dogs and there is plenty to do to care for … Continue reading

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The Hopeful Hero

Almost every dog and cat at APA! has a hopeful story of how they turned a corner and found a joyful life. Rashid is one such dog. He came to APA! deathly ill with parvovirus where he was depressed and … Continue reading

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