Category Archives: Press Releases

Surgery for Anna’s Heart

A 2-year-old Austin Pets Alive! dog named Anna needs surgery on her heart. Anna is a playful, happy dog born with a congenital heart defect known as Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PHD). This condition is usually diagnosed at birth and two-thirds of untreated cases … 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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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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Austin’s No Kill Status at Risk

Yesterday morning, just like every other morning all summer and fall, Austin Pets Alive received an email stating that the new Austin Animal Center was over 30 animals over capacity and they needed our help. This is in addition to … Continue reading

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Air conditioners failing at Town Lake Animal Center

AUSTIN, August 24, 2012 – Austin Pets Alive!, a nonprofit dedicated to making Austin a “no-kill” city, announced this morning that five separate air conditioning units at the Town Lake Animal Center are failing or on the verge of failing during the hottest time of … Continue reading

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San Antonio Pets Alive! Receives $300,000 Grant from Best Friends Animal Society

Today we’re thrilled to be sharing a huge announcement in San Antonio – national animal welfare leader Best Friends Animal Society has awarded San Antonio Pets Alive! with a $300,000 grant to help save more lives! Read more about the … Continue reading

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Austin Pets Alive! Receives Large Transportation Donation from National Animal Welfare Leader Best Friends Animal Society

Austin Pets Alive! Receives Large Transportation Donation from National Animal Welfare Leader Best Friends Animal Society Nonprofit organization to utilize vehicle for mobile adoptions and rescue transport to keep Austin no-kill AUSTIN, TEXAS (January 2, 2012) – Local Austin Pets … Continue reading

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Austin Animal Center Overcrowded, At Least 10 Large Breed Dogs at Risk of Euthanasia Due to Space

Austin Animal Center Overcrowded, At Least 10 Large Breed Dogs at Risk of Euthanasia Due to Space New shelter sees fewer adoptions and is encouraging the public to save a life by adopting for the holidays AUSTIN, TEXAS (December 17, … Continue reading

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