Category Archives: Outreach

APA! versus SAPA!

The competition is on! (And it comes with an awesome T-shirt!) It’s San Antonio Pets Alive versus Austin Pets Alive! in a match to see who can sell the most T-shirts this week. Check out the designs below and order your … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know about the Taurus Prep Program

Aust in Pets Alive! has teamed up with Taurus Training and Doggy Play Day to bolster the visibility of their canine residents and provide additional support to families planning to adopt from APA!. “We foster happier families by helping them develop … Continue reading

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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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A Home for Laika

Sweet Laika was discovered as a stray, and her new mommy did an intensive owner search but was unable to successfully identify Laika’s origins. She did not want to leave Laika in a shelter in San Marcos and is willing to keep her, but she … Continue reading

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Lord of the Ring…Worm!

Austin Pets Alive! (APA!) is hosting a community event designed to educate the general public on a fungus known as ringworm on Saturday, August 16th from noon to 6pm at their Town Lake Animal Center location (and hopefully encourage many adoptions … Continue reading

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Events – August 2014

Summer is coming to a close – so we’re going out with a bang! Join us at one (or all) of these events in August: Red Rally 5K -Saturday, August 9th at Travis County Expo Center, 7AM:  Keller Williams: Beat the heat … Continue reading

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The 411 on Music and Mutts

The “live music capital” and what Austinites have affectionately dubbed the “live pets capital,” Austin, TX is the perfect city to celebrate music and dogs simultaneously. Introducing, “Music and Mutts.” By teaming up with local musicians, APA! increases the visibility of certain … Continue reading

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Central Texas Parrotheads host Pirate’s Ball benefiting Austin Pets Alive!

Argh, Matey! Pirate’s Ball be upon us! Central Texas Parrothead Club brings you the annual Pirate’s Ball, a three day party fit for a Pirate! Check out all of the festivities happening over the long weekend: Friday, Aug. 8th:  Welcome … Continue reading

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