Austin Pets Alive! is not your average animal shelter. We maintain comprehensive, innovative programs designed to save the animals most at risk for euthanasia.
This year Austin Pets Alive! saved its 60,000th life, and it’s all because of you. Because of our adopters, fosters, volunteers, and donors – the entire APA! community.
from the blog
Histopath for Alura
Alura is a sweet six-year-old female tabby cat with a loving demeanor – unfortunately she is also quite ill. We are working Read more »
Ziggy is a spunky, young pup with a desire to learn. He's also a very playful guy, and loves to run, run, and run some more. If Ziggy was a muppet, he'd definitely be the Cookie Monster! This guy lives for treats. Ready to meet him? Read more »
Constant Companions are a critical part of saving thousands of Austin’s most vulnerable animals every single year. Read more »
Austin Pets Alive! is a proud recipient of funding from
Maddie's Fund®, helping to achieve a no-kill nation #ThanksToMaddie. Read more »
Any day of the week
We can't do it without YOU!
Volunteering with Austin Pets Alive! can be as easy as standing under a tent at some of Austin's coolest hang-outs. Read more »
RideAustin for APA!
Round-Up Your Fare to Support APA!
Next time you need a rideshare, support APA! at the same time by choosing RideAustin. Read more »
Shop For You, Save a Life!
Austin's Newest Thrift Store is Now Open! Read more »
Meet Limited Edition
Adopt the lovely Limited Edition or any of our 100+ cats and kittens with ringworm for free Sunday, 11/16 at our main location! Find details on our Facebook. Read more »