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Buddy – A Home is a Simple Wish to Grant

Star light, star bright I wish I may, I wish I might Have this wish I wish tonight… Buddy’s wish is to go home. Home.  For a dog, that means a soft place to sleep, regular meals, and love & … Continue reading

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Marley: The Consummate Trail Site Dog!

Have you been searching for a true running buddy?  One that will never cancel on you?  That will push you to meet your potential and encourage you to find your second wind?  Meet Marley!  He’s just as happy, goofy, and … Continue reading

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A Day of Action! – Schedule of Events

  When: Saturday, 11/20 from 10:00am-2:00pm Where: APA! Adoption & Resource Center, 2807 Manchaca Rd. Why: To Celebrate the First Anniversary of APA!’s Healthy Dogs, Healthy People Program! RSVP: To our Facebook Event or just show up! What: A Day of … Continue reading

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Healthy Dogs, Healthy People First Anniversary!!!

As of this month, it’s been 1 year since we officially launched the Healthy Dogs, Healthy People program!  We have grown from a handful of volunteers with a soft spot for “naughty dogs,” to a full-fledged behavior support program for high … Continue reading

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Samson: A B&E Team Success Story

The first time I went to do a B&E session with Samson, my impression was that he was a beautiful, gentle boy who was feeling pretty sad.  I opened the door to his pen, leash in hand, but he didn’t … Continue reading

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Trail Site Transformations: The Story of Pogo

The APA! trail site on Lady Bird Lake is a wonderful place for our active dogs to get out and about for some fun and exercise!  It also provides a much needed respite from shelter life for the longest-stay dogs … Continue reading

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Companions for Life

When we say that dogs are companions for life, we mean more than just that they are life-long friends.  We also mean that they have the capacity to enrich your life more than almost anything else.  They’re there to greet you … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Long Stay Shelter Dogs: Lacy!

The warm and fuzzy explanation of why some dogs take months to find a forever home is that the best dogs are simply waiting for the best people.  It’s what many of us volunteers say to help cool our exasperation … Continue reading

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