Category Archives: Volunteering

September Volunteer of the Month- Jen Cohen

Austin Pets Alive! is proud to recognize our volunteer of the month for September, Jen Cohen. Jen is an integral part of the Adopt@ Team and shines as a volunteer in several ways. Here is what fellow APA!-ers have to say about … 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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August Volunteer of the Month- Mary Jonse

Austin Pets Alive! is proud to recognize our volunteer of the month for August, Mary Jonse. Mary is an indispensable part of the APA! team, almost single-handedly giving an honest chance to one particularly challenging (but no less wonderful) group of animals: incontinent cats. … Continue reading

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July Volunteer of the Month- Sonia Merubia

Austin Pets Alive! is proud to recognize our volunteer of the month for July, Sonia Merubia! Sonia is the kind of volunteer that will step up to do anything from loving on a dog to scooping poop. She is invaluable … Continue reading

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Strut Your Mutt 101

Take it from our top fundraiser during Strut Your Mutt 2013, Becca Speer: “People want to donate… you just have to ask them.”  As you know, Strut Your Mutt 2014 is right around the corner. This event is a great … Continue reading

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Neonatal Nursery T-Shirt Time!

It’s that time of year again! Every year, volunteers of the Neonatal Nursery Program at APA! vote on a t-shirt design that will be the new bottle baby shirt for the year. All designs are submitted by volunteers! Below are the … Continue reading

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June Volunteer of the Month- Jessica Marsh

Austin Pets Alive! is proud to recognize our volunteer of the month for June, Jessica Marsh! Jessica is a highly valued volunteer in the medical clinic. Throughout the past four years, Jessica has helped out in every way she can. … Continue reading

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Animals are Good for Your Health

Being healthy means more than looking good in your summer wear. And working with animals is a proven way to get you one step closer to better health. Here are just a few ways that’s possible: Pets enhance your mood  … Continue reading

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