Monthly Archives: February 2017

1,185 days and 2,800 Miles

Guest post by Natascha Hamman, Cat Matchmaker Lead The city of Austin has been no kill for six years now, but that does not mean that there aren’t some groups of animals that are still at risk! In the world … Continue reading

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Help Logan TODAY – FUND COMPLETE! THANK YOU!

The vet team at APA! had to be strategic about the repair procedures and decided that the hernia needed to happen asap. The doctors performed a difficult and sensitive surgical repair this Friday and successfully repaired the hernia. The first … Continue reading

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How To Keep Your Family Safe From Zoonotic Diseases

If you work in a shelter setting like we do at Austin Pets Alive! then you are more than likely familiar with the term ‘zoonotic disease’ but even those of us familiar with the term and some of its associated … Continue reading

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Celebrating Six Years of No Kill Success

On February 19, Austin celebrated its sixth consecutive year of being the largest No Kill Community in the country. Hosted by Austin Pets Alive! and in cooperation with Austin Animal Center, we gathered to look back on where we started … Continue reading

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Loving Pietro

This is Pietro! Pietro came to APA! in May of 2015, a little bit of a rebel without any manners. He became a Canine Good Citizen trainee and thrived with one-on-one attention from his volunteer trainer, quickly learning sit, down, … Continue reading

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Urgent Need! – Help Daphne today and help save a life – FUND COMPLETE! THANK YOU! update to follow

Daphne needs help asap. Late January Daphne was spayed at Austin Pets Alive! and adopted shortly after. Sadly, Daphne has been returned because of near constant regurtigation and vomiting, leading to costly medical bills for the adopter. This week a … Continue reading

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Feral Rehab, Recovery, and Release

Guest post by Cat Program Manager Monica Frenden Community cats, the free roaming outdoor cats who populate nearly every community in the country, are well managed in the city of Austin thanks to a robust Trap-Neuter-Return program and dedicated feline … Continue reading

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The meaning of Nellie – FUND COMPLETE! THANK YOU!

If you look up the name Nellie you will find it means: sweet, beautiful girl, very intelligent and creative. You would be very lucky to have a Nellie in your life. Well APA agrees! Our own Nellie currently living at … Continue reading

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