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April Volunteer of the Month: Frank Martinez!

Every month, Austin Pets Alive! awards one of our stand-out volunteers as the Volunteer of the Month. For the month of April we are thrilled, alongside Austin Subaru and AW Media, to honor current APA! volunteer and retired school-teacher, Frank … Continue reading

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Fostering Orphan Kittens: Families needed

Meet Chloe, an Austin Pets Alive! nursing mom alumni.  She came into APA! last year from the Austin Animal Center with her 3 babies. Chloe was such a great mom that she even took in 2 orphan kittens, making her … Continue reading

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Kids Want a Puppy for Christmas? Consider Fostering

As long as kids have written letters to Santa, they’ve written letters to Santa asking for puppies. What kid wouldn’t want a puppy?! Puppies are so cute, so cuddly and so much work. Perhaps before you consider adopting a puppy … Continue reading

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Foster a Litter, Adopt One for Free!

To keep up with the high intake of animals that is coming into the Austin Animal Center, we are offering a special promotion that allows volunteers to foster a litter of kittens or puppies and adopt one for free* (typical … Continue reading

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Kitten Fosters Desperately Needed

The Neonatal Ward has been hit really hard this season, and it’s only April! June is typically the month with the highest volume, so the bottle baby program is in for a huge year. Right now, we need fosters. The … Continue reading

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Foster a Lonely Pet During the Holidays

Looking to bring some love home for the holidays? We have your answer! APA! is hosting a Foster a Lonely Pet drive in the hopes of getting every single cat and dog out of our facilities (2807 Manchaca and Town … Continue reading

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When the A/C goes out at APA!…

It sounds horrific doesn’t it? Must have been chaos! No A/C in July in Texas with a building full of puppies, older dogs, dogs recovering from heartworms or injuries does sound like a nightmare. But of course, there’s always a … Continue reading

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Why do you foster?

Austin Pets Alive! has 671 pets in foster. This amazing number made us wonder… what makes people foster? What drives them to take in a life, love it, care for it, feed it, train it, and then go through the … Continue reading

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