Category Archives: Outreach

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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What We’re Most Grateful For

2014 has been an incredible year (so far) and Austin Pets Alive! has so much to be grateful for. We are humbled daily by the fact that we simply could not exist without the compassion and love of an entire … Continue reading

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We Are Not Homeless!

You did it! You sent in your emails to city council. You sent us encouraging messages via email and Facebook. You signed up in favor of our extension. You showed up to City Hall sporting APA! gear at all hours … Continue reading

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Without You, APA! Could be Homeless in 2015

Dear friends, A few months ago, we won a huge victory in our long quest to have our new shelter stay at our current location at TLAC. At that important meeting, Council Members Mike Martinez and Laura Morrison brought forward … Continue reading

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Austin’s Journey to “No-Kill”

Austin is a compassionate city known for its love for animals and its incredible no-kill status. But it wasn’t always that way. Check out this video documenting Austin’s journey to being the no-kill city you love so much.     … Continue reading

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Chicken is NO Chicken

When Chicken came to Austin Pets Alive!, everyone knew he had quite the journey ahead. He was cold and weak… and didn’t have the energy to lift his own head. He couldn’t close his mouth or eyes and he was critically … Continue reading

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