Austin Pets Alive! | 5-Star Foster Program

Five Star Foster Program

APA!’s Five-Star Foster Program places dogs with specific behavior management needs into appropriate foster homes in order to reduce their stress, continue their training, and teach them what a loving home environment is.

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What’s a Five Star Foster?

Five Star Fosters provide a temporary home for APA! dogs that may be more challenging to place, many of whom might have behavior or medical needs that require extra patience, training and support. Austin Pets Alive! takes in around 5,000 dogs every year that are at risk of euthanasia in shelters that don’t have enough space or resources to care for them. Many fosters find it incredibly rewarding to work with these dogs and watch them transform as they learn to adjust to life outside of the shelter and heal.


What perks do you receive as a Five Star Foster?

  • Access to a private Facebook group, where you can connect with other Five Star Fosters
  • Exclusive T-shirts only available to Five Star Foster
  • Spotlight on your foster dog via the APA! social media channels
  • Direct access to a dedicated APA! Behavior Team trainer to address various behavior topics and challenges
  • Surprise perks when your foster dog gets adopted
  • Invites to special meetups and events
  • Seeing your foster dog blossom and thrive

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Emma

APA-A-85526
Top Dog
  • 4 Years
    3 Months
  • Female
  • Husky, Siberian / Mix
  • In Foster
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Fudge

APA-A-85642
Parvo Icon
  • 4 Years
    7 Months
  • Male
  • Rottweiler
  • TLAC
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Parvo - At Home Treatment

APA-A-83056
  • 8 Years
    2 Months
  • Female
  • Mixed Breed (Medium) / Mix
  • TLAC
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Littleman

APA-A-87178
  • 4 Years
    0 Months
  • Male
  • Collie / Mix
  • In Foster
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Pumpkin

APA-A-87134
  • 4 Years
    10 Months
  • Male
  • Terrier, Pit Bull / Black Mouth Cur
  • In Foster
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Granger

APA-A-88213
  • 5 Years
    4 Months
  • Male
  • Terrier, Pit Bull / Mix
  • TLAC
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Isabelle

APA-A-88471
Top Dog
  • 5 Years
    11 Months
  • Female
  • Terrier, Pit Bull
  • TLAC
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Ulysses

APA-A-89675
Top Dog
  • 8 Years
    8 Months
  • Male
  • Cattle Dog, Australian (Blue Heeler) / Mix
  • In Foster
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Cherry Pie

APA-A-90097
Top Dog
  • 6 Years
    8 Months
  • Female
  • Terrier, Pit Bull / Mix
  • TLAC
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Big Tex

APA-A-90375
Top Dog
  • 4 Years
    1 Months
  • Male
  • Shepherd, Anatolian / Mix
  • TLAC
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Elle

APA-A-90948
Top Dog
  • 6 Years
    2 Months
  • Female
  • Boxer / Mix
  • TLAC
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Chadwick

APA-A-90974
  • 4 Years
    8 Months
  • Male
  • Cattle Dog, Australian (Red Heeler) / Mix
  • In Foster
  • Foster Needed 07/25/24 - 07/28/24
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Eiffel

APA-A-90101
  • 3 Years
    8 Months
  • Male
  • Mixed Breed (Medium)
  • TLAC
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Eel

APA-A-60702
Top Dog
  • 6 Years
    2 Months
  • Female
  • Basenji / Malinois, Belgian
  • In Foster
Default Dog

Lambchop

APA-A-26516
  • 10 Years
    8 Months
  • Female
  • Terrier, Pit Bull / Mix
  • At a Rescue Partner
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Kanga

APA-A-91924
  • 4 Years
    11 Months
  • Male
  • Retriever, Labrador / Mix
  • In Foster
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Zeus

APA-A-92116
Top Dog
  • 6 Years
    11 Months
  • Male
  • Terrier, Pit Bull / Mix
  • TLAC
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Beautiful Girl

APA-A-93187
  • 3 Years
    9 Months
  • Female
  • Mixed Breed (Medium)
  • In Foster
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Delta

APA-A-93370
  • 6 Years
    4 Months
  • Female
  • Pointer / Mix
  • Off Site - On a sleepover! Please email [email protected] to inquire
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Flash

APA-A-93503
  • 3 Years
    4 Months
  • Male
  • Retriever, Labrador
  • TLAC
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DayZ

APA-A-93513
  • 3 Years
    4 Months
  • Female
  • Retriever, Labrador / Mixed Breed (Medium)
  • TLAC
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Biggs

APA-A-93958
Top Dog
  • 8 Years
    3 Months
  • Male
  • Dogo Argentino
  • Off Site - On a sleepover! Please email [email protected] to inquire
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Nectarine

APA-A-94545
Top Dog
  • 5 Years
    5 Months
  • Female
  • Terrier, Pit Bull
  • TLAC
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Hei Hei

APA-A-95001
Parvo Icon Top Dog
  • 3 Years
    4 Months
  • Male
  • Cattle Dog, Australian (Blue Heeler) / Mix
  • TLAC
Red Banner Dog