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
Moose’s TPLO Surgery
Moose is our happy-go-lucky, smiley boy who certainly knows how to work those puppy-dog eyes! Unfortunately, Moose isn Read more »
Spanky is among the TOP ranks of APA's most disciplined, hard-working dogs! He's also a TOP kisser, dresser, decorator, entertainer, leash walker, and best friend. 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 Marshmallow Cocoa
Marshmallow Cocoa will warm even the coldest of hearts. This sweet girl loves to be with her humans. She's extremely loving and affectionate and is happiest when she's got your attention. Come have a chat with MC! Read more »