Category Archives: President’s Report

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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Join APA! on Christmas Day!

We will be open for normal hours on Christmas Eve and are holding special adoption hours on Christmas Day! Our animals are a part of our APA! family, and until we’re able to find them forever homes, we’ll be here … Continue reading

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Fosters Needed

Hello Everyone, Happy Spring! This time of year, I want to remind you how incredibly important fostering is to APA. You know the old saying “It takes a village to raise a child”? At Austin Pets Alive we need every … Continue reading

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Final City Council vote this Thursday, March 11th

Dear Austin Pets Alive! Supporters, We have finally come to zero hour in our quest to make Austin a No Kill City. On Thursday, March 11th, at 10am at City Hall, City Council will vote to implement a Plan for … Continue reading

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We need you to contact City Council TODAY!

Dear Friend of Austin Pets Alive!, Thanks to all of you coming out to the animal services meeting last week and voting unanimously that the city follow the AAC recommendations to make Austin a no kill city, Council Member Laura … Continue reading

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Animal Services planning meeting THIS TUESDAY!

We need you. Austin is in the midst of change. APA! has been advocating for and doing the work of saving lives at the shelter that were destined to be killed. We have saved almost 2,000 animals over the last … Continue reading

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APA! Impact on TLAC FY2009

On September 30,  the City of Austin closed Fiscal Year 2009.   It is important that the hard work of the volunteers of Austin Pets Alive! is shouted out loud and clear.  Austin, as a whole, has made huge strides over the … Continue reading

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Letter from Dr. Ellen Jefferson

Dear Friends, This week I got to meet “Duke,” a 93-pound mastiff who gave me more than I could ever give him. Duke was a victim of extraordinary neglect before being dropped off at Austin’s Town Lake Animal Center by … Continue reading

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