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October 15, 2020

A Damn Fun Dog Show

... A Damn Fun Dog Show featuring dogs for adoption from Austin Pets Alive! ... from Paws on Chicon, Soco Pet Lounge, Clean Critters and Prime Pet! Read More

October 14, 2020

Presenting the 2021 Micro Roaster of the Year Finalists

... and currently partners with four Austin charities: Central Texas Food Bank, Austin Pets Alive!, Boys and Girls Clubs of Austin and the Autism Society ... Read More

October 05, 2020

Pet of the Week: My Bonnie

She went to Austin Pets Alive! and found Bonnie, who had been brought to the shelter pregnant and had just given birth to ten healthy puppies in April. Read More

September 23, 2020

Ehlinger named to AFCA Good Works Team

He chose to direct the money primarily to the Central Texas Food Bank, the Austin Boys & Girls Club and Austin Pets Alive, along with the UT student ... Read More

September 18, 2020

Austin Pets Alive! to hold first-ever drive-thru pet food bank

AUSTIN, Texas - Austin Pets Alive! is hosting its first-ever drive-thru pet food bank this weekend. The event starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. Read More

September 13, 2020

This Austin No-Kill Shelter Is Building Tiny Homes For Their Rescue Pups

Austin Pets Alive! is doing their part to impact these numbers. According to their Facebook page, the nonprofit organization is dedicated to “helping to ... Read More

September 11, 2020

Texas Shelter Builds Tiny Homes to Give Rescue Dogs Awaiting Adoption a 'Home-Like ...

... Austin Pets Alive!, is building tiny homes for their shelter dogs, giving them a "more of a home-like environment" to live in while awaiting adoption. Read More

September 10, 2020

This Texas animal shelter is using tiny homes instead of kennels to house dogs in need

Austin Pets Alive! took to social media on Wednesday, announcing that it will be using two tiny homes that will “double as comfortable and quiet ... Read More

September 09, 2020

Firehouse Animal Health Centers Wednesday Friendsday: An adoption success story!

Katera Berent joins us from Austin Pets Alive to tell Trevor Scott about a cat named Flibbertigibbet and the health issues he overcame with the help of ... Read More

September 01, 2020

Can These Cute Cats Cast A Spell On You?

... to stop off at the “Magical Menagerie” then you're in luck – Austin Pets Alive has plenty of feline friends looking to bring some magic into your life. Read More

August 31, 2020

Four-legged Hurricane Laura evacuees are here to stay

Pancake is a loving and low-key rescue brought to Austin Pets Alive! ahead of the storm. She was evacuated from a shelter in Baytown, just like 73 ... Read More

August 27, 2020

Here's how Texans can help those affected by Hurricane Laura

... is looking for donations as it continues to operate a shelter in the Austin Convention Center and Austin Pets Alive! is in need of pet carriers, supplies, ... Read More

August 27, 2020

How to Help Hurricane Laura Victims: 15 Places to Donate to Disaster Relief

Consider giving to Austin Pets Alive!, a nonprofit shelter and rescue group currently caring for more than 70 cats and dogs that were in Hurricane ... Read More

August 26, 2020

Want to help those affected by Hurricane Laura? Here are a few local ways

For our four-legged friends, Austin Pets Alive! said that they need donations like cat carriers. You can find more on their wishlist. They also still need ... Read More

August 26, 2020

Austin-area animal shelters taking in dogs, cats and baby squirrels from the coast

Austin Pets Alive! is taking in animals being evacuated from shelters near the Gulf Coast. The organization accepted 73 cats and dogs Tuesday night ... Read More

August 25, 2020

Pandemic Pups: Adopting A Dog Amid COVID-19 In Austin Area

Austin Pets Alive!1156 W Cesar Chavez St. | (512) 961-6519. Pflugerville Animal Welfare Services, 1600 Waterbrook Dr. | (512) 990-6280. Read More

August 24, 2020

Tropical storm response: Austin animal shelters preparing to help shelters affected by Marco, Laura

The American Pets Alive! team saved 15 dogs by connecting a shelter in Vidor, Texas, to a shelter far out of hurricane path in Brownwood, Texas. At ... Read More

August 21, 2020

Dr. Phil adopts two puppies from Austin-area rescue ranch

RELATED: Jonathan Van Ness of 'Queer Eye' adopts from Austin Pets Alive. Safe in Austin is a permanent home to more than 120 animals ranging ... Read More

August 06, 2020

Alyssa Milano Shares Excitement about the Upcoming Sequel to '80s Sitcom 'Who's the Boss ...

... in 2010 for "The Secret Life of the American Teenager." Since 2019, he has been working as a vet tech at a non-profit group called Austin Pets Alive. Read More

July 29, 2020

Firehouse Animal Health Centers Wednesday Friendsday: Meet Cormac!

Hannah Grahek joins us from Austin Pets Alive to tell Trevor Scott more about this sweet guy, and a fun virtual way to help APA save even more animal ... Read More

July 27, 2020

Texas QB Sam Ehlinger's COVID-19 fundraiser provided 150000 meals

... be going to organizations nationally and locally, such as the Boys and Girls Club of America, Austin's Pets Alive, and the Central Texas Food Bank. Read More

July 26, 2020

Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger raises $200000 for COVID-19 relief

He directed donations to the Boys & Girls Club of America, the Central Texas Food Bank, Austin Pets Alive and others major organizations. Nearly 800 ... Read More

July 21, 2020

Austin Pets Alive! Offers Community Anytime Activities Online

CEDAR PARK, TX — Communities in and around Austin are able to enjoy virtual programming offered by Austin Pets Alive! all from the comfort and ... Read More

July 21, 2020

Jonathan Van Ness of 'Queer Eye' adopts from Austin Pets Alive

The Fab Five has a new addition thanks to animal shelter, Austin Pets Alive! Jonathan Van Ness, ... Read More

July 20, 2020

Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness adopts furry friend from Austin Pets Alive

The star of Netflix's "Queer Eye" shared a picture with Pablo, his new furry friend from Austin Pets Alive. "One of my biggest gratitudes is the resources ... Read More

July 20, 2020

Another Queer Eye star adopts furry new friend from Austin Pets Alive!

Now, the show's grooming diva, Jonathan Van Ness, has taken a high-heeled step into the dog rescue department. On July 19, Austin Pets Alive! Read More

July 20, 2020

Clear the Shelters in August!

Austin Pets Alive! Austin Animal Center; PAWS Shelter of Central Texas; Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter; Georgetown Animal Shelter; San ... Read More

July 19, 2020

Jonathan Van Ness, of 'Queer Eye,' adopts dog from Austin Pets Alive!

Jonathan Van Ness, of the popular Netflix show “Queer Eye,” adopted his new companion, Pablo, on Sunday at Austin Pets Alive! The animal shelter ... Read More

July 19, 2020

Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness adopts dog from Austin Pets Alive!

Van Ness has been living in Austin for several months since production halted on season six of "Queer Eye." This video file cannot be played ... Read More

July 18, 2020

'Queer Eye' resumes casting in Austin after lengthy COVID-19 delay

... cooking show from his Austin digs with an assist from boyfriend Kevin Harrington, and he fostered Neon, a pitbull-beagle mix, from Austin Pets Alive! Read More

July 15, 2020

Pet Of The Week: Saisy Needs A 'Paw-Some' Home

Once she came into Austin Pets Alive, the vet team determined that one leg needed to be amputated. Saisy is learning how to use her wheelchair, but ... Read More

July 15, 2020

1-800-PetMeds® Sponsors Austin Pets Alive! to Aid Pets Displaced by Pandemic

Austin Pets Alive! has seen an uptick of intakes during the COVID-19 pandemic. To aid their efforts in rescuing and finding homes for abandoned pets, ... Read More

July 14, 2020

Queer Eye resumes casting in Austin after lengthy COVID-19 delay

... five hosts transform each hero's wardrobe, appearance, diet, living space, and ... and he fostered Neon, a pitbull-beagle mix, from Austin Pets Alive! Read More

July 04, 2020

Pet of The Weekend: Portobello

Katera Berent with Austin Pets Alive! joined Good Day Austin's Chelsea Andrews this week to talk about their Pet of the Weekend: Portobello. Posted 5 ... Read More

July 02, 2020

BBQ News Roundup: Get That Brisket To Go This Fourth and Learn More About American Barbecue

Support Austin Pets Alive! just by ordering barbecue this weekend. Merrick Pet Care is launching a new line of regional barbecue-flavored dog foods, ... Read More

July 02, 2020

Rudy Roo is Happy to see the Top 10!

His rescue adventure started at Austin Pets Alive! ... Here's the breakdown nationally and in Austin. ... America's Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds. Read More

July 01, 2020

Order Local BBQ to Help Support Shelter Dogs

For every direct carryout or delivery from la Barbecue, Merrick will make a donation to Austin Pets Alive! (up to $10,000 total). With each order, pet ... Read More

June 30, 2020

Chris Lane Has Cooked Up a Way for You to Enjoy BBQ and Help Pets Too!

Chris Lane and his rescue dog Cooper have partnered with Merrick Pet ... and shelters include: la Barbecue and Austin Pets Alive! in Austin, Texas, ... Read More

June 27, 2020

BBQ 4 Good: Merrick Pet Care & Blue Pit BBQ Team Up to Support BARCS

MERRICK PET CARE ASKS AMERICANS TO ORDER BBQ TO HELP ... include: la Barbecue and Austin Pets Alive! in Austin, Texas, Blue Pit BBQ ... Read More

June 26, 2020

These cheeky Austin-based cats are up for adoption and in need of good homes

Beau is an endearing male Maine coon mix currently housed at Austin Pets Alive! Beau is happy to keep company with other cats, dogs and children. Read More

June 26, 2020

'BBQ 4 Good': Help potentially save an Austin shelter animal's life by eating local barbecue

In April [2020], we had 27 long-stay dogs adopted. Our typical number is seven,” Austin Pets Alive! events manager Katera Berent said. “…But due to the ... Read More

June 25, 2020

PACC to join 12 pilot organizations nationwide for new animal welfare initiative

In a press release Tuesday, American Pets Alive!, a national coalition of ... Executive Director of Austin Pets Alive! and American Pets Alive! said. Read More

June 19, 2020

7 charming cats to adopt now in Austin

Interested in adopting a pet — or just gazing at some charming cats? ... winsome female domestic shorthair cat currently residing at Austin Pets Alive! Read More

June 17, 2020

Firehouse Animal Wednesday Friendsday: Meet Steve Austin!

Katera Berent joins us from Austin Pets Alive to give us the bottom line on who makes a good match with sweet adoptable Steve Austin. Follow us on ... Read More

June 04, 2020

Austin Animal Center reopens on-site adoptions

Between March 1 and June 1, 3,328 dogs and cats were adopted, up from 2,112 pets last year. Since Austin Pets Alive! is not government-funded, the ... Read More

May 26, 2020

Austin Pets Alive! asking for donations after kennels flood over Memorial Day weekend

Austin Pets Alive! asking for donations after kennels flood over Memorial Day weekend. The animal shelter's kennels were flooded after storms over ... Read More

May 20, 2020

Drink Coffee and Save Pups

Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co. teams with Austin Pets Alive! By Wayne Alan Brenner, 2:45PM, Wed. May 20, 2020 ... Read More

May 20, 2020

Happy National Pet Rescue Day! Adopt, Don't Shop With APA!

The Terrier, Pitt Bull Mix is loving and affectionate; and his foster mom says he's the most cuddly dog she's ever met. Sparky is great in the home! Read More

May 15, 2020

Want to adopt a pet? Here are 5 lovable kitties to adopt now in Austin

Animal shelters and pet rescue groups work hard to care for unhoused pets and ... Here's what Timmy's friends at Austin Pets Alive! think of him:. Read More

May 15, 2020

Austin Pets Alive! Sees Increase In Fosters And Adoptions As People Spend More Time At Home

Sosa, formerly Tilly, is a 3-year-old German pointer/hound mix, who was fostered and later adopted from Austin Pets Alive! Sophia Ding. The coronavirus ... Read More

May 14, 2020

Decluttering during the pandemic? Goodwill is accepting donations again

... Store and Donation Centers. Some, including Austin Pets Alive Thrift and the Assistance League of Austin Thrift House remain closed for now. Read More

May 12, 2020

Shane Buechele, Sam Ehlinger raising funds for COVID-19 relief

... my community and nationally including the Boys & Girls Club of America, the Central Texas Food Bank, Austin Pets Alive and more,” Ehlinger wrote. Read More

May 10, 2020

Pet of the Weekend: DJ

DJ went on a hunger strike but is now doing better at Austin Pets Alive! He's ready for a forever home. Posted 9 hours ago. Read More

May 08, 2020

Antoni Porowski from Netflix's 'Queer Eye' helps you cook during quarantine

... the newest season of Queer Eye was put on pause because of ongoing the COVID-19 pandemic. He's also fostering a dog from Austin Pets Alive! Read More

May 07, 2020

'Queer Eye' star Antoni Porowski films new Netflix quarantine cooking show from his Austin kitchen

Neon, the duo's foster dog from Austin Pets Alive!, also made an appearance in the first episode. Filming of the sixth season of "Queer Eye," a reality ... Read More

May 06, 2020

'Queer Eye' star Antoni Porowski still in Austin, filming Netflix cooking show

Thanks to Instagram, we know that “Queer Eye” star Antoni Porowski is sheltering in place in Austin with his Austin Pets Alive foster dog, Neon, and his ... Read More

May 05, 2020

Antoni Porowski Is Filming a Netflix Quarantine Cooking Show Straight Out of His Austin Kitchen

They decided to foster a dog, Neon, from Austin Pets Alive! and hunkered down in Austin. Porowski, who has the kind of genuine friendliness that must ... Read More

May 04, 2020

Jordan Hicks and wife, Ivana, matching $30K for Giving Tuesday

The former Longhorn, NFL linebacker and his wife continue to support Austin Pets Alive! during the COVID-19 pandemic. SPORTS. Author: ... Read More

May 03, 2020

Former Longhorn, NFL linebacker teams up with Austin Pets Alive! to help families who recently ...

Jordan Hicks and his wife Ivana sent care packages to families who recently adopted through Austin Pets Alive! HEARTWARMING. Author: Emily ... Read More

April 30, 2020

Austin Pets Alive! cat, dog adoptions up 70%, 66% during COVID-19 pandemic

Austin Pets Alive! said that despite the increase in adoptions, there are still a lot of cats and dogs that need to find their forever homes. ANIMALS. Author: ... Read More

April 29, 2020

COVID-19 Live Updates: Austin Pets Alive! To Open Thrift Stores On Friday

A closed sign is placed on the door of a business in East Austin during the pandemic. Gov. Greg Abbott announced some businesses can reopen with ... Read More

April 28, 2020

Austin Pets Alive! to reopen thrift stores May 1, donations closed

A pile of donations at one of APA!'s thrift stores waiting to be sorted (Austin Pets Alive!) The organization says the decision is to make sure they can ... Read More

April 27, 2020

Austin workers shut in at home open doors to foster pets

“And we saw this call from Austin Pets Alive and basically every shelter saying they were in desperate need for homes for dogs and all of the other ... Read More

April 24, 2020

Rachael Ray gives fans a rare peek inside HUGE pantry and kitchen at her New York home ...

... Austin Pets Alive, Big Dog Ranch, San Antonio Pets Alive and Lost Our Home Rescue. Ray will also donate funds between $25,000 and $50,000 to ... Read More

April 18, 2020

Texas QB Sam Ehlinger is making his free time pay off, from coronavirus relief efforts to leadership ...

... Central Texas Food Bank, Boys & Girls Club of America and Austin Pets Alive. Ehlinger wasn't the first high-profile player to go the GoFundMe route. Read More

April 18, 2020

Rachael Ray Donates $4 Million to Coronavirus Relief

... to the following organizations: North Shore Animal League, Austin Pets Alive, Big Dog Ranch, San Antonio Pets Alive and Lost Our Home Rescue. Read More

April 16, 2020

Focused on his fundraiser, daily routine, an eager Sam Ehlinger stays ready for Texas

As for why Austin Pets Alive, Ehlinger said, “I've grown up loving dogs and animals. When I was sitting down and thinking about doing this fundraiser, ... Read More

April 16, 2020

Texas QB Sam Ehlinger has raised over $100000 for coronavirus relief

... at $1 million and says organizations like the Boys & Girls Club of America, the Central Texas Food Bank, Austin Pets Alive will be receiving money. Read More

April 16, 2020

Sam Ehlinger's GoFundMe For Coronavirus Aid Raises More Than $100000

Some of the organizations that will receive money are the Boys & Girls Club of America, the Central Texas Food Bank and Austin Pets Alive. sehlinger ... Read More

April 15, 2020

Ehlinger hits milestone in fundraising efforts with over $100K for coronavirus relief

... the NCAA, will send funds directly to the Boys & Girls Club of America, the Central Texas Food Bank, Austin Pets Alive along with other foundations. Read More

April 15, 2020

Texas Football: Sam Ehlinger's Fundrasier for Those Affected by COVID-19 Crosses $100K Mark

Among those set to benefit from Ehlinger's Gofundme include the Boys and Girls Club of America, Central Texas Food Bank and Austin Pets Alive. Read More

April 15, 2020

Texas Football: Jordan Hicks helps out with local animal shelter

The Austin Pets Alive themselves tweeted out the message on April 13 with more details about this and who is included in helping. We have a surprise ... Read More

April 14, 2020

Pet Adoptions Spike as Furry Lockdown Pals Wanted

Thank you to citizens who have stepped up and adopted from us as well as rescues such as Three Little Pitties, Houston Pets Alive, and Austin Pets ... Read More

April 14, 2020

Cardinals linebacker Jordan Hicks partners with animal shelter

“My wife & I have partnered with @austinpetsalive to get animals into ... According to Austin Pets Alive, “the Hicks family is sending adopters home with ... Read More

April 13, 2020

Former Longhorn Jordan Hicks teams up with Austin Pets Alive! for care package project

Now Hicks and his wife, Ivana, are teaming up with Austin Pets Alive! to send out care packages to local families who adopt animals from the shelter ... Read More

April 13, 2020

Rachael Ray Enjoys Her Own Pet Foods – 'I Have Eaten It'

The couple's $2 million animal welfare donations were made to the North Shore Animal League, Best Friends Animal Society, Austin Pets Alive, Big ... Read More

April 13, 2020

Billie Eilish proudly admits she's a foster failure and shows off her new puppy

Also in March, actor Kyle Chandler and his wife intended to foster a pup named Clive from Austin Pets Alive, but decided to rescue him instead. Read More

April 12, 2020

Rachael Ray Really is a Big Softie After All

The couple's $2 million animal welfare donations were made to the North Shore Animal League, Best Friends Animal Society, Austin Pets Alive, Big Dog ... Read More

April 10, 2020

Austin Pets Alive! awarded grant from Rachael Ray Foundation

Austin Pets Alive! awarded grant from Rachael Ray Foundation. According to APA!, the grant will help keep the organization operating and saving ... Read More

April 10, 2020

Longhorns Helping in the Fight Against COVID-19

... in total, and mentions the Boys & Girls Club of America, the Central Texas Food Bank, and Austin Pets Alive as organizations he plans to assist. Read More

April 10, 2020

Want to adopt a pet? Here are 4 lovable kitties to adopt now in Austin

Right Twix is an adorable male domestic shorthair cat staying at Austin Pets Alive! He's already been neutered. From Right Twix's current caretaker:. Read More

April 10, 2020

Sam Ehlinger Raises $134000 To Help People During The Coronavirus Pandemic

... to the GoFundMe's description, the funds will go to “the Boys & Girls Club of America, the Central Texas Food Bank, Austin Pets Alive and more.”. Read More

April 09, 2020

Justin Theroux Has Swoon-Worthy Dinner Date with His Best Girl

She ended up in the care of an Austin organization called Austin Pets Alive. Under their attention she great health and strong. Theroux, a lifelong ... Read More

April 09, 2020

This Austin Animal Shelter Is The Emptiest It's Been In Over 70 Years

Austin Pets Alive! immediately took to social media to bring awareness to the fact that their animals needed homes as soon as possible, and the ... Read More

April 09, 2020

Why charitable push hits home for Texas' Tom Herman, Sam Ehlinger amid coronavirus pandemic

... raised more than $100,000 for three local charities – the Boys & Girls Club of the Austin area, Austin Pets Alive! and the Central Texas Foodbank. Read More

April 07, 2020

Animal adoption, foster numbers up as Austin community comes together to support shelters

Similarly, Austin Pets Alive has seen thousands of new applications from families interested in becoming pet fosters. As of April 6, the shelter had 1,263 ... Read More

April 06, 2020

Save Pets In Sweats With Austin Pets Alive!

Over 80% of their animals are in foster homes thanks to our community. Austin Pets Alive is hoping to see people at home during this stay at home order, ... Read More

April 06, 2020

Texas QB Sam Ehlinger raises more than $78000 in coronavirus relief

... America, the Central Texas Food Bank, Austin Pets Alive and more,” his page's description reads. “Please join me in supporting these organizations. Read More

April 05, 2020

Justin Theroux has a 'date night' with his dog Kuma as he serves his beloved rescue pup dinner by ...

... online about the dog needing a forever home, the local shelter got a message from the president of the Austin-based shelter Austin Pets Alive that a ... Read More

April 03, 2020

Sam Ehlinger's COVID-19 relief fund has raised more than $73000

... the Central Texas Food Bank, Austin Pets Alive and more. Please join me in supporting these organizations. This collective effort to raise funds for ... Read More

April 02, 2020

Coach Taylor, Texas Needs You Now More Than Ever

We're lucky enough to live in Texas. ... days into the crisis taking a puppy from animal rescue Austin Pets Alive! back to his property in Central Texas. Read More

March 31, 2020

It's 'kitten season.' Here's what to do if you see stray kittens in your yard

AUSTIN, Texas — Fosters across Central Texas are stepping up to take in pets while animal shelters are full. In fact, Austin Pets Alive! said its Town ... Read More

March 31, 2020

Texas Players, Coaches Raising Money For Those Affected by COVID-19

Ehlinger stated that the money will be going to the Boys & Girls Club of America, the Central Texas Food Bank, Austin Pets Alive, and more. The rising ... Read More

March 31, 2020

Texas Animal Shelters Adapt To Ensure Pets Find Homes During Coronavirus Pandemic

Other shelters have taken this approach too, including the San Antonio Humane Society, Austin Pets Alive and the Fort Worth Animal Care and Control ... Read More

March 31, 2020

Austin Pets Alive! fosters over 1100 animals during COVID-19 closure

"As of Saturday, 82% of the animals and other pets in our care are in foster homes," said Austin Pets Alive's Katera Berent. The Austin animal shelter ... Read More

March 30, 2020

The Celebs Fostering and Adopting Dogs During Coronavirus Isolation: 'Cuddly Lil' Quarantine ...

Kyle Chandler and his wife, Kathryn, stopped by Austin Pets Alive! (the same shelter Antoni Porowski fostered from) and ended up giving a dog a furever ... Read More

March 30, 2020

Sam Ehlinger raised nearly $40000 for COVID-19 victims over the weekend

... the Central Texas Food Bank, Austin Pets Alive and more,” Ehlinger said on his GoFundMe campaign's page. Ehlinger set a lofty goal of $1 million. Read More

March 30, 2020

Ways to GIve Back to our Neighbors in Austin

Foster a Pet w/ Austin Pets Alive! APA! is looking for fosters for their furbaies. Click here to see the furbabies and how to help. Rudy, an APA! Parvo ... Read More

March 28, 2020

COVID-19 fundraising effort far from first time Texas QB Sam Ehlinger has put others first

... power of his athletic fame to benefit charitable organizations such as the Boys & Girls Club of America, Central Texas Food Bank, Austin Pets Alive! Read More

March 28, 2020

Austin Pets Alive! main shelter emptiest its been in 70 years

According to Austin Pets Alive!, 82% of the animals at the Town Lake Animal Center are currently in foster homes. The organization said this is the ... Read More

March 27, 2020

Texas' Ehlinger aiming to fundraise $1M for COVID-19 relief

... the money will go to national and local causes, such as the Boys and Girls Club of America, Austin's Pets Alive, and the Central Texas Food Bank. Read More

March 27, 2020

Texas QB Sam Ehlinger using platform to raise funds for COVID-19 relief

“This money will be going to organization nationally and locally like the Boys & Girls Club of America, Austin Pets Alive!, Central Texas Food Bank and ... Read More

March 27, 2020

Sam Ehlinger starts GoFundMe campaign amid coronavirus pandemic

... going to organizations nationally and locally — like the Boys and Girls Club of America, Austin's Pets Alive, the Central Texas Food Bank and more. Read More

March 26, 2020

Kyle Chandler adds new shelter pup to family

This news was announced earlier in the week by Austin Pets Alive! on Instagram. austinpetsalive Verified · Austin, Texas · View ... Read More

March 26, 2020

Justin Theroux's workout gets interrupted after his sweet pup Kuma decides to join him

... home, the local shelter got a notice from the president of the Austin-based shelter Austin Pets Alive that a VIP client was interested in the dog. Read More

March 25, 2020

Miley Cyrus and Cody Simpson Introduce "Baby Boy" Bo After Singer Adopts Dog

During an episode of her Instagram Live show Bright Minded, the "Slide ... during this pandemic," Antoni said in a video posted by Austin Pets Alive! Read More

March 24, 2020

Meet Daisy! Selena Gomez Introduces Cute Puppy She Is Fostering While Social Distancing to Fans

Gomez's other dog, Winnie, can be seen licking and pawing at Daisy in the video ... So I'm at Austin Pets Alive! and I'm here fostering little baby Neon,” ... Read More

March 24, 2020

Queer Eye's Antoni Porowski is Fostering a Shelter Dog During this Self-Isolation Period

And he's encouraging others to do the same! Advertisement. austinpetsalive Verified · Austin Pets ... Read More

March 24, 2020

Austin Pets Alive! shutters due to COVID-19, still seeking fosters

While the city-run Austin Animal Center shuttered its doors last week, Austin Pets Alive! remained open during its normal business hours until Saturday, ... Read More

March 23, 2020

Safe to thrift? Some stores move online after decline in donations, shoppers

The drop in foot traffic was enough for thrift stores benefiting Austin Pets Alive! to close their doors. “It was pretty drastic,” APA! Retail Operations ... Read More

March 23, 2020

'Queer Eye's' Antoni Porowski and other celebs are fostering dogs during coronavirus outbreak

The celebrity chef announced he is fostering an adorable beagle-pit bull mix named Neon, who comes from Austin Pets Alive. Porowski is completely ... Read More

March 23, 2020

Antoni Porowski, Camila Mendes and more encourage fostering a pet over coronavirus self ...

With pet shelters such as Austin Pets Alive putting out urgent appeals for people to adopt/foster “in case we are hit hard with staff shortages or a ... Read More

March 23, 2020

Camila Mendes has adopted a dog to be her "quarantine companion"

'Queer Eye' Antoni Porowski has fostered a pit-beagle mix named Neon from Austin Pets Alive! in Texas and urged others to follow his lead. He said in a ... Read More

March 22, 2020

Antoni Porowski Wants to Provide Homes For Shelter Dogs During Coronavirus Pandemic

The reality star, who is self-quarantining in Austin,Texas, shared video of his new pet on instagram Story, promoting Austin Pets Alive, a local animal ... Read More

March 22, 2020

Antoni Porowski, Camila Mendes and More Stars Foster Dogs During Coronavirus Outbreak

"We're still needing dog & cat adopters! Please check our website first austinpetsalive.org/adopt and email [email protected]austinpetsalive.org to make a ... Read More

March 22, 2020

Austin Pets Alive closes thrift stores amid coronavirus concerns

Austin Pets Alive announced Sunday that it is closing its thrift stores in order to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. The closures of the ... Read More

March 22, 2020

Coronavirus updates in Central Texas: Austin reaches 79 COVID-19 cases; Abbott doesn't issue ...

1:45 p.m. – As of Monday, all Austin Pets Alive! Thrift stores will be closed to the public. Shoppers can continue to support the shelter by shopping ... Read More

March 21, 2020

'Really good day for the shelter'

Faith Wright, shelter management advisor for Austin-based American Pets Alive, drove away with three more dogs and 10 cats. Earlier Friday, ... Read More

March 20, 2020

Texas fur-ever: Actor Kyle Chandler adopts pup from Austin Pets Alive

“Friday Night Lights” star Kyle Chandler, aka Coach Taylor, and his wife, Kathryn, are the proud new parents of a pup from Austin Pets Alive. Read More

March 20, 2020

Coronavirus updates in Central Texas: Travis County now has 58 confirmed COVID-19 cases

6:45 p.m. – Animal shelter Austin Pets Alive! has restricted animal adoptions and foster animal pick-ups to appointments only. Anyone interested in ... Read More

March 19, 2020

Coronavirus shutters Austin Animal Center, but shelter still desperately needs fosters

Austin Pets Alive! has so far declined to shut its doors and is still operating at regular hours as of publication. “We're really changing almost all of our ... Read More

March 19, 2020

Antoni Porowski from 'Queer Eye' fosters Austin Pets Alive! dog

Austin Pets Alive! told KXAN Antoni Porowski took home Neon as a foster dog on Tuesday. Neon is a pit-beagle mix. “Are you a sleepy pup? Read More

March 19, 2020

Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend

Local nonprofit Austin Pets Alive! is making it easy for you to stay busy during the quarantine period. Those interested in becoming a foster parent to a ... Read More

March 19, 2020

Antoni Porowski Fosters Adorable Dog Amid Self-Isolation — See Video

The Queer Eye star is fostering a cute dog named Neon from an organization called Austin Pets Alive! in Austin, Texas. He and the rest of his costars ... Read More

March 19, 2020

COVID-19 Live Updates: Home Depot Stays Open To Meet Needs, Restaurant Owners Count On ...

Austin Pets Alive!, which remains open, is also looking for people to foster animals. People can adopt pets or make monetary or in-kind donations. Read More

March 18, 2020

Texas Fur-ever: Friday Night Lights' 'Coach Taylor' adopts dog from Austin shelter

Kyle Chandler, who played Coach Taylor on "Friday Night Lights," and his wife adopted little Clive from Austin Pets Alive! on March 17. Read More

March 18, 2020

"Queer Eye" star helps Austin Pets Alive! spread fostering message

Austin Pets Alive! posted a video on its social channels featuring "Queer Eye" star Antoni Porowski who is fostering a dog from the shelter. Porowski is ... Read More

March 17, 2020

Queer Eye's Antoni Porowski fosters dog from Austin Pets Alive!

The star of the Netflix series is now temporarily living in Austin as the show shoots its sixth season here. LOCAL. 8 minutes ago. Author: ... Read More

March 17, 2020

Austin Pets Alive Needs Those Working From Home To Foster Pets Right Now

Austin Pets Alive! is a shelter in Austin located at 1156 West Cesar Chavez Street and is currently operating under regular adoptions hours which are ... Read More

March 16, 2020

Austin Animal Center closing amid COVID-19, asking for foster volunteers

AUSTIN, Texas — Editor's note: The related video was published regarding what another Austin shelter, Austin Pets Alive!, is doing amid coronavirus ... Read More

March 16, 2020

Sugar Mama's 'CupCares' Program Offers Deliveries to Medical Professionals and Nonprofits

... for now: St. David's South Austin Medical Center, Ascension Seton Southwest, Austin Pets Alive, PAWS, Lifeworks, Caritas, Austin fire stations. Read More

March 14, 2020

Austin Pets Alive! in desperate need of fosters and adoptions amid coronavirus concerns

Austin Pets Alive! in desperate need of fosters and adoptions amid coronavirus concerns. Executive Director Dr. Ellen Jefferson said they need 50% of ... Read More

March 06, 2020

Waco animal shelter goes above and beyond to save puppy with parvo

This is why they called Austin's Pets Alive! Staff at the animal shelter brought the puppy in a van to the shelter. After the drop off, they stripped the van, ... Read More

March 05, 2020

Hair of the 3-Legged Dog SXSW Day Party Lineup Announced

Fittingly, the free day party showcases ways to donate and get involved with Austin Pets Alive. Of course, the music lineup's got our tails waggin'. Read More

March 05, 2020

Amplify Austin: Austin Pets Alive!

FOX 7 Austin's Jacqueline Sarkissian talks to I Live Here, I Give Here Executive Director Courtney Manuel and Katera Berent with Austin Pets Alive! Read More

March 04, 2020

Pep Boys Sponsors American Pets Alive! Conference in Austin, Hosts the Official After "Paw-ty"

Pep Boys recently partnered with American Pets Alive! as the platinum sponsor at its educational conference in Austin, Texas. The Company was also ... Read More

March 02, 2020

Real estate deals to know: New Chi'Lantro restaurant, first Music Lane openings & much more

... for years, as well as a new Chi'Lantro restaurant, a new thrift store for Austin Pets Alive and a new owner for Parmer Crossing shopping center. Read More

March 01, 2020

Shelters from across the US gather in Austin to learn about becoming a 'no-kill' state

The event was hosted by American Pets Live!, a nonprofit group that works to educate communities on ways to handle overcrowding and calls on state ... Read More

February 29, 2020

Senator Eddie Lucio to be honored by Texas Pets Alive

AUSTIN — The nonprofit Texas Pets Alive! announced in a press release that they will honor Senator Eddie Lucio at Sunday's second annual ... Read More

February 28, 2020

Giving City: Behind the scenes, Amplify Austin gets stronger

Over the years, the success of Amplify Austin has made it a reliable source of major funding for a number of nonprofits. Austin Pets Alive, for example, ... Read More

February 28, 2020

J. Worra & Codes Team Up For Single 'Bounce Back' Featuring Sophiegrophy on Gorgon City's ...

... Meals on Wheels, Humane Society, Hope House Colorado, Covenant House, Barc Shelter, Teen Lifeline, Austin Pets Alive, Copper's Dream Home, ... Read More

February 27, 2020

Working for the Weekend | CatVideoFest, Harlem Globetrotters and a pig pageant

It's happening at the AFS Cinema and will raise money for Austin Pets Alive!. The event is Saturday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $11.25 for non-members and ... Read More

February 27, 2020

J. Worra & Codes 'Bounce Back' Funkier Than Ever With Sophiegrophy: Exclusive

... ticket sold will be donated to a local charity, including Meals on Wheels, Humane Society, Hope House Colorado, Austin Pets Alive and others. Read More

February 27, 2020

Austin Weekend Guide: Playdates, Yoga, Paella And More

Austin weekend events offer the community great opportunities to explore the city and enjoy everything ... 20% of Sales will benefit Austin Pets Alive! Read More

February 25, 2020

Austin's rooftop rink proves spirit of giving lives on in the new year

December 23, Austin Pets Alive!: APA has helped Austin become, and maintain its status as, the largest no-kill city in the country by rescuing more ... Read More

February 19, 2020

Meet Fox!Our Central Texas Vet Pet Of The Week

Austin Pets Alive brought us another amazing pet this week! Meet Fox. Fox came to APA as a medical intake because he had a large mass on the side ... Read More

February 15, 2020

Find your 'furrever' friend this Valentine's Day weekend at these Austin-area shelters' events

Several Austin-area animal shelters are holding special Valentine's Day ... Austin Pets Alive! has partnered with Bakery Lorraine this Valentine's ... Read More

February 13, 2020

The purr-fect film event for cat lovers coming to Austin

AFS Cinema and Violet Crown Cinema in Austin and Sky Cinema in ... screen, for example, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Austin Pets Alive. Read More

2019


December 19, 2019

Austin Pets Alive! coordinating rescue of dogs in "deplorable living conditions" in rural Texas

Texas - Austin Pets Alive! is working to rescue dogs in "deplorable living conditions" on a property in rural Texas. APA! says their national education ... Read More

December 18, 2019

Fosters needed after 58 dogs rescued from rural Texas town

AUSTIN, TX — Austin Pets Alive! is asking for fosters after 58 dogs were rescued from a rural Texas town. According to American Pets Alive!, a Good ... Read More

December 18, 2019

Does your furbaby have a Christmas Stocking / Gifts to open?

Our 10-month-old Shih Tzu Puppy (Austin Pets Alive! Parvo Warrior & Survivor Adoption in June), and celebrating his 1st Christmas. We hung a ... Read More

December 18, 2019

Austin Pets Alive! Pet of the Week: Nokie

Austin Monthly is proud to have a partnership with Austin Pets Alive! to help rescued animals get adopted. Each week we showcase a different cat or ... Read More

December 14, 2019

Austin Pets Alive wants to help you find your next best friend this holiday season

KXAN spoke with Austin Pets Alive to talk about how to go about finding your next best friend as well as the shelter's special match opportunity during ... Read More

December 12, 2019

Free things to do in Austin the week of Dec. 15-21

Proceeds will be donated to Austin Pets Alive. 5 p.m. Thursday. 101 Red River St. facebook.com/events/590301954829133/. Saturday, Dec. 21. Read More

December 07, 2019

Pedigree Foundation awards 2019 grants

In partnership with Austin Pets Alive!'s Maddie's Lifesaving Academy, the goal of this project is to improve the quality of care the dogs receive in the ... Read More

December 05, 2019

Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend

Beloved local nonprofit Austin Pets Alive! will have adoptable dogs and adoption kits onsite so you can celebrate the holidays with a new member of ... Read More

December 05, 2019

Austin's Best Food and Drink Events This Week

LORO + TITO'S: AUSTIN PETS ALIVE! POP-UP ADOPTION Enjoy food and drinks on Loro's patio while supporting Austin's leading nonprofit ... Read More

December 03, 2019

ACC Elgin partners with local shelters

ACC Elgin recently launched a new partnership with Bastrop County Animal Shelter (BCAS) and Austin-based animal rescue Austin Pets Alive! Read More

December 03, 2019

Things to do in Austin on Thursday, Dec. 5

Austin Pets Alive! Pop-Up Adoption Event. Enjoy food and drinks on Loro's expansive patio while supporting Austin Pets Alive, the leading local ... Read More

December 03, 2019

PEDIGREE Foundation Awards 2019 Grants to Help End Pet Homelessness

In partnership with Austin Pets Alive!'s Maddie's® Lifesaving Academy, the goal of this project is to improve the quality of care the dogs receive in the ... Read More

November 29, 2019

At Austin Community College, students and shelter pets grow together

But unfortunately, Bastrop isn't yet no-kill,” said Katera Berent, the public relations and events manager for Austin Pets Alive. “There is still a chance ... Read More

November 29, 2019

Lace up your skates and do some good at this cool Austin outing

Austin Pets Alive!, which leads the charge in rescuing more than 30,000 pets from euthanasia and finding them forever homes. APA has helped Austin ... Read More

November 26, 2019

Cocktails, Chinese food, Christmas stockings and more: Central Austin holiday-themed bars ...

Asian smokehouse Loro hosts an adoption event to benefit Austin Pets Alive. The local nonprofit will have adoptable dogs on site as well as adoption ... Read More

November 26, 2019

Entertain the Family With These Thanksgiving Weekend Events Around Austin

Pre-event music from the Austin Civic Wind Ensemble starts at 5:30pm. ... guests get plenty of time to play with the puppies from Austin Pets Alive. Read More

November 24, 2019

Austin Pets Alive! unveils newly renovated cat ringworm adoption center

AUSTIN, Texas — On Saturday, Austin Pets Alive! (APA) celebrated the opening of its newly renovated ringworm adoption center, named Maddie's ... Read More

November 22, 2019

The Most Festive Things to Do in Austin This Holiday Season

As we know, Austin never misses an opportunity to celebrate something or to indulge .... The parade benefits Austin Pets Alive and Together We Rise. Read More

November 21, 2019

5 donation centers open during holidays

Operated on 1156 West Cesar Chavez, Austin Pets Alive takes donations related to any pet necessity ranging from medical treatments to everyday ... Read More

November 19, 2019

Austin Pets Alive! Pet of the Week: Marcos

Austin Monthly is proud to have a partnership with Austin Pets Alive! to help rescued animals get adopted. Each week we showcase a different cat or ... Read More

November 19, 2019

ACC vet program partnering with local shelters to treat pets, find them forever homes

Austin Community College is partnering with Austin Pets Alive! and the Bastrop County Animal Shelter to help local pets looking for forever homes. Read More

November 19, 2019

ACC partnering with local shelters for vet program

Austin Community College is partnering with the Bastrop County Animal Shelter and Austin Pets Alive to provide medical care and treatment for ... Read More

November 19, 2019

ATX made it in the Top 20 Best Cities for Christmas! Find out where & why!

Where to See Santa in Austin / Kiddo Photos w/ Santa ... Austin Pets Alive! Santa ... Free Fun in Austin Best Places to Snap Christmas Photos in ATX ... Read More

November 18, 2019

A guide to holiday live music shows in Austin

The Austin Chamber Music Center, with pianist Michelle Schumann in the .... 8: Holiday Charity Rocktacular for Austin Pets Alive with Big Wy's Brass ... Read More

November 08, 2019

Pet of the Week: Gemma

Austin Pets Alive!'s Katera Berent and Austin Simply Fit's Krista Bergeron talk about a fun event and introduce us to a dog looking for a good home. Read More

November 04, 2019

Things to do in Austin on Wednesday, Nov. 6

Beer & Big Dogs: APA After Dark Experience. 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. ... Want to know what Austin Pets Alive looks like during tuck-in time? Would you like to ... Read More

November 02, 2019

Austin Simply Fit And Yard Bar Partner To Support Austin Pets Alive!

AUSTIN, Texas – On October 30, 2019, Austin Simply Fit and Yard Bar announced Pull for Paws, a community deadlift event, to raise money for Austin ... Read More

November 02, 2019

Ruger the Dog to Get Experimental Leg Surgery​

AUSTIN, Texas — Austin Pets Alive is raising money to perform an experimental leg surgery on Ruger, a 5-year-old pit bull mix with a leg disability. Read More

October 29, 2019

Halloween Safety Check List for Your Furbabies

( passed over a year and a half at 16) Rudy had an introduction checkup a few months ago after we adopted him from Austin Pets Alive! Everyone who ... Read More

October 29, 2019

Doh! Nickel City In East Austin Transforms Into Moe's Tavern

The East Austin bar Nickel City has been transformed into Moe's Tavern ... galore" ahead of its Happy Howl'Ween event benefiting Austin Pets Alive! Read More

October 28, 2019

Moe's Tavern from 'The Simpsons' coming to East Austin for limited time

AUSTIN, Texas — The East Austin bar Nickel City decided to dress up for Halloween a little early again. The bar has transformed into Moe's Tavern ... Read More

October 25, 2019

Austin Pets Alive! Raises Thousands to Cover Daily $24K Operation Cost

AUSTIN, Texas -- Austin Pets Alive! raised thousands of dollars in the past day to cover the $24,000 daily costs of operating their shelter. Read More

October 24, 2019

Austin Pets Alive! runs 24-hour fundraiser to raise $24K

AUSTIN, Texas — From 11 a.m. Oct. 24 to 11 a.m. Oct. 25, Austin Pets Alive! (APA!) is running a 24-hour fundraiser with the goal of raising $24,000, ... Read More

October 24, 2019

Adopt, Donate, Foster & Volunteer With Austin Pets Alive!

APA is an organization through which you can find pets to adopt or foster. They have dogs, cats, and other animals up on their website readily ... Read More

October 23, 2019

See The Cutting Edge Of Dog Houses At Barkitecture

See The Cutting Edge Of Dog Houses At Barkitecture ... to benefit 3 charities: Safe in Austin, Lone Star Doberman Rescue and Austin Pets Alive! Read More

October 22, 2019

Dig the designer dog houses of Barkitecture 2019

Most Austin dog, design, and dog-and-design lovers know about ... raise funds for Safe in Austin, Lone Star Doberman Rescue, and Austin Pets Alive. Read More

October 18, 2019

Austin leaders vote to add no-kill practice to City's animal code

Austin Pets Alive! states that every government-funded shelter knows how to catch and kill because it is codified in laws at the local, state and federal ... Read More

October 18, 2019

Council codifies no-kill practices in controversial ordinance

Ellen Jefferson, executive director of Austin Pets Alive!, defended the amendments from their detractors, claiming that each of them is reflective of ... Read More

October 17, 2019

Things to do in Austin the week of Oct. 20-26

Things to do in Austin the week of Oct. 20-26 ... Plus, the downtown restaurant plans to donate $1 of every guacamole sold to Austin Pets Alive. 3. Read More

October 16, 2019

Austin Pets Alive! Pet of the Week: Kline

Austin Monthly is proud to have a partnership with Austin Pets Alive! to help rescued animals get adopted. Each week we showcase a different cat or ... Read More

October 13, 2019

Articulture Designs presents ArchiTalks: A Gruppo Architects

Each ArchiTalks is dedicated to a non-profit of the speaker's choosing. Donations this month goes to Austin Pets Alive! There will be beer, wine, soft ... Read More

October 12, 2019

Austin animal shelters ask people to help after hitting capacity

The Austin Animal Center, Austin Pets Alive and Austin Humane Society are aiming to find homes for 400 animals over the weekend, to ease the ... Read More

October 12, 2019

Looking to adopt a pet? You can name your price this weekend

Dogs and cats at Austin Human Society that are over 6 months old, as well as dogs and cats in certain programs at Austin Pets Alive, will be available ... Read More

October 11, 2019

Austin animal shelters offer "Name Your Price" adoptions this weekend

The Austin Animal Center, Austin Pets Alive and the Austin Humane Society are working together on the promotion, which runs from Friday, October ... Read More

October 11, 2019

Pet of the Week: Misterio

Pet of the Week: Misterio. Katera Berent with Austin Pets Alive introduces us to a dog looking for a good home and also talks about an upcoming event ... Read More

October 11, 2019

Looking to adopt? Name your price, Austin Animal Center says

Have you been waiting to adopt a dog or cat? Now may be your chance. The Austin Animal Center, along with Austin Pets Alive and the Austin ... Read More

October 11, 2019

A List of Love for Furbaby Adoptions in the ATX area!

Austin Pets Alive! Main Location 1156 West Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX 78703 Where our life adventure with 'lil Rudy Roo started! Austin Animal Center ... Read More

October 09, 2019

Teen model Ella Rose Hall walks for child trafficking awareness during NY Fashion Week 2020

She gives 100% of the profits sold from the bracelets to the pet rescue ... of Austin and Austin Pets Alive and the Humane Society of the United States. Read More

October 09, 2019

Austin Pets Alive! Pet of the Week: Gaga

Austin Pets Alive! Pet of the Week: Gaga ... Each week we showcase a different cat or dog with information provided by the nonprofit, so you can get ... Read More

October 07, 2019

UT's Landmarks joins Austin Pets Alive!, Blue Dog Rescue for annual dog walk

During the annual Landmarks Dog Walk, students and their dogs gathered on campus Sunday to explore public art and introduce dogs in need of ... Read More

October 06, 2019

Local church partners with shelter for annual Blessing of the Animals

St. David's Episcopal Church held its annual Blessing of the Animals in honor of St. Francis Day. It's their first year partnering with Austin Pets Alive! Read More

October 06, 2019

Morales named director of Austin's Watershed Protection Department

AUSTIN. Morales named director. of Watershed Protection. The city of ... The Long Center will host a Yappy Hour to benefit Austin Pets Alive from 5 to ... Read More

October 04, 2019

Things to do in Austin the week of Oct. 6-12

Things to do in Austin the week of Oct. 6-12 .... Benefiting Austin Pets Alive, the event will have a live DJ, refreshing drinks from Tito's Handmade ... Read More

October 02, 2019

9 dog-friendly Austin bars where you can drink a pint with your pup

Admission to the event is free (for both you and your leashed furry friend), but Samuel Adams will be collecting donations to Austin Pets Alive!. There ... Read More

October 02, 2019

Austin Pets Alive! Pet of the Week: Monty

With those soulful puppy dog eyes and that prominent underbite, he has a way of pulling at our heartstrings. But don't be fooled! This fun-loving boy is ... Read More

October 01, 2019

Fido Fest 2019

28, more than 150 people arrived at Yard Bar to celebrate this year's pet ... as well as Austin Pets Alive, who brought numerous dogs for adoption. Read More

September 27, 2019

After saving thousands, Austin firefighters return from Tropical Storm Imelda rescue efforts

RELATED: Austin Pets Alive! helps Humane Society of Southeast Texas in wake of Tropical Storm Imelda. RELATED: Tour flood damage along I-10 ... Read More

September 26, 2019

Spooky Walking Tours And Fido Fest Kickoff First Fall Weekend

AUSTIN, TX — Whether you're looking for weekend events for the family, ... Benefitting Austin Pets Alive! the 1st annual Fido Fest hosted by Austin ... Read More

September 26, 2019

Fido Fest In Austin at Yard Bar

Benefitting Austin Pets Alive! the 1st annual Fido Fest hosted by Austin Monthly brings its September issue to life, where your furry friends will enjoy an ... Read More

September 25, 2019

Things to do in Austin on Saturday, Sept. 28

The South Austin distillery is going all out for an all-day party featuring pop-up vendors, a silent auction, live ... Fido Fest benefits Austin Pets Alive. Read More

September 25, 2019

Austin shelter finds new homes for 31 dogs from flood-ravaged coast

Austin shelter finds new homes for 31 dogs from flood-ravaged coast .... to foster the dogs and 31 canines were claimed. [Photo by Austin Pets Alive] ... Read More

September 24, 2019

Austin Pets Alive! needs foster families for pets rescued from Imelda flooding

Austin Pets Alive! needs your help taking care of animals rescued from ... 31 dogs have already been matched with foster homes in the Austin area. Read More

September 24, 2019

Austin Pets Alive! Pet of the Week: Bel-Air

Each week we showcase a different cat or dog with information provided by the nonprofit, ... Proceeds benefit pets like Bel-air at Austin Pets Alive! Read More

September 23, 2019

IMELDA'S IMPACT | Austin rescue partners step up to help Humane Society of Southeast Texas

The dogs and cats are headed to foster homes, coordinated by Austin Pets Alive, and Texas Humane Heroes. The Humane Society has started ... Read More

September 21, 2019

Austin Pets Alive! to take in dogs displaced by Tropical Storm Imelda

AUSTIN, Texas — Local animal shelter Austin Pets Alive! will start taking in dogs from the Houston area who have been displaced due to flooding as ... Read More

September 12, 2019

Austin Pets Alive! Pet of the Week: Bo Peep

Austin Monthly is proud to have a partnership with Austin Pets Alive! to help rescued animals get adopted. Each week we showcase a different cat or ... Read More

September 05, 2019

Free things to do in Austin the week of Sept. 8-14

Free things to do in Austin the week of Sept. 8-14 .... The primary focus of the ABGB's partnership with Austin Pets Alive is to help find homes for the ... Read More

August 30, 2019

Rusk County Pets Alive celebrates one year of helping animals

HENDERSON, Texas (KETK) – Rusk County Pets Alive is a non-profit ... group formed last August and modeled themselves after Austin Pets alive. Read More

August 26, 2019

24 things to do in Central Austin this August and September

Austin Pets Alive hosts its annual party celebrating Austin's no-kill policy, which requires shelters to save 95% of the city's homeless animals. Austin ... Read More

August 25, 2019

Dogs Not Allowed at "Paddle For Puppies" Event Due to Toxic Algae

AUSTIN, Texas -- Hundreds of dog lovers paddled down Lady Bird Lake for the eighth year to support Austin Pets Alive! Sunday morning, but this year ... Read More

August 22, 2019

Austin Pets Alive! Pet of the Week: Jasmine

This September marks eight years of No Kill status for the city of Austin. To celebrate, Austin Pets Alive! is throwing its annual No Kill Anniversary party, ... Read More

August 19, 2019

Austin Monthly's Fido Fest

A $10 donation at the door gets you one drink ticket and a surprise activity for you and your pet to enjoy at Yard Bar. Benefiting Austin Pets Alive! Read More

August 16, 2019

This Saturday is the 'purr-fect' day to adopt a furry friend

Austin Pets Alive! is waiving adoption fees for all eligible animals at their Town Lake Animal Center and Terrytown Adoption Center from 11:30 a.m. to ... Read More

August 15, 2019

First Texas Honda Helps KXAN Clear The Shelters

What are you guys doing this month at the dealership? “This is our 3rd year in participating in Clear The Shelters with KXAN and Austin Pets Alive! Read More

August 15, 2019

Someone Notices The Staff At This Animal Shelter Is Giving Rescue Cats The Most Epic Names

Austin Pets Alive is a shelter for pet cats. It give such an incredible names to cats that you will laugh so bad. You will surely laugh till your stomach ... Read More

August 07, 2019

Top Austin news: A call for more mental health training for cops; 1 critical after house fire; more

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Austin. ... The decision comes after a recent call out by Austin Pets Alive! to the city of ... Read More

August 06, 2019

Austin Pets Alive! Pet of the Week: St. Patrick

Austin Monthly is proud to have a partnership with Austin Pets Alive! to help rescued animals get adopted. Each week we showcase a different cat or ... Read More

August 04, 2019

Looking to adopt a pet? Here are 4 cuddly canines to adopt now in Austin

Here's what Puma's friends at Pug Rescue of Austin think of her: ... is a handsome male Labrador retriever puppy in the care of Austin Pets Alive! Read More

August 04, 2019

Austin Pets Alive! Pet of the Week: Ygritte

Each week we showcase a different cat or dog with information provided by the nonprofit, so you can get acquainted ... Reach out to Austin Pets Alive! Read More

August 02, 2019

Austin 'No-Kill' advocates urge City to listen up after tragedy at Animal Center

A coalition of Austin no-kill advocates filled City Hall's media room Friday ... Clinton and Tucker say Austin Pets Alive! made arrangements to take ... Read More

August 02, 2019

Austin Pets Alive! awarded grant to offer Spanish and ASL-speaking interpreters

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin Pets Alive! was awarded a grant to offer interpreters to translate for Spanish or American Sign Language speaking ... Read More

August 01, 2019

Grad student profile: Rachel Moon, SM '20

As an intern at Austin Pets Alive!, a leading no-kill animal shelter in Austin, ... “Users can look at cards showcasing dogs with different features and ... Read More

July 30, 2019

Furry Soulmate Photoshoot

Come over and get your pet's photo professionally taken by our store ... of the month benefiting our August Non-Profit Partner - Austin Pets Alive! Read More

July 26, 2019

Things to do in Austin on Tuesday, July 30

Pets. Pets on the Patio with Austin Pets Alive. Thinking you need a cute pup and a cold margarita to make your week just a little bit better? To that end ... Read More

July 24, 2019

What to Do in Austin: July 26-Aug. 1

ATX Cocina and Austin Pets Alive! have teamed up to host a pet-friendly patio-party. Partygoers will have the chance to meet pups in need of adoption ... Read More

July 23, 2019

26 things to do this July and August in Central Austin

26 things to do this July and August in Central Austin .... than 400 participants last year, and all proceeds will benefit local nonprofit Austin Pets Alive. Read More

July 19, 2019

'Something greater than yourself': Austin shelter hopes to give felvie cats a loving home

For a group of cats diagnosed with Feline Leukemia Virus at Austin Pets Alive!, with what the name of the disease implies, it seems that thought is ... Read More

July 19, 2019

'Not actually cancer': Austin shelter aims to change misconceptions about feline leukemia

For a group of cats diagnosed with Feline Leukemia Virus at Austin Pets Alive!, the implications of the disease means the “unwanted” belief is ... Read More

July 19, 2019

SouthBites Grand Opening Celebration

Kicking off that same day is SouthBites' charity partnership with Austin Pets Alive. SouthBites will have a specialty drink called SouthPaw on the menu, ... Read More

July 19, 2019

Things to do in Austin on Monday, July 22

... every SouthPaw sold will go to Austin Pets Alive. 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 22. Free. 1400 Lavaca St. facebook.com/events/375129106475328. Music. Read More

July 17, 2019

Southbites Café And Coffee Bar Schedules Grand Opening

AUSTIN, TX — Officials at SouthBites, a café and coffee bar, have ... "SOUTHPAW" SIGNATURE DRINK & AUSTIN PETS ALIVE PARTNERSHIP. Read More

July 16, 2019

SouthBites cafe to celebrate grand opening with free coffee, tacos on Monday, July 22

The grand opening will also serve as the kickstarter for SouthBites' partnership with Austin Pets Alive! For each purchase of the SouthPaw -- an ... Read More

July 14, 2019

Austin Pets Alive! Pet of the Week: Missandei

Lifetime support is offered by our Cat Behavior Team. For further information or to meet Missandei, please email [email protected]austinpetsalive.org! Read More

July 12, 2019

Friends of PACC receives $330000 grant to support 3 fellows

... Best Friends Animal Society in Utah, Emma Davenport from the Humane Society in Minnesota and Monica Dangler from Austin Pets Alive! in Texas. Read More

July 07, 2019

Missing Your Pet After 4th Of July? Animal Shelter May Have It.

The Austin Animal Shelter located at 7201 Levander Loop opens at 11 a.m. The telephone number is (512) 974-2000. Austin Pets Alive, 3118 Windsor ... Read More

July 04, 2019

Central Texas shelters prepare to comfort dogs spooked by Fourth of July fireworks

At Austin Pets Alive! volunteers are trying to get all the pets at the shelter walked before sundown — both to help tire them out before the holiday ... Read More

July 04, 2019

Austin Pets Alive! prepares to accommodate animals during Fourth of July weekend

The Austin Pets Alive! animal shelter will be working extra hard ahead of the Fourth of July to accommodate animals that are frightened by fireworks. Read More

July 03, 2019

Austin Animal Center bracing for influx of dogs

They found homes for nearly 600 dogs last week, with help from Austin Pets Alive and the Austin Humane Society. They now have open kennels for ... Read More

July 03, 2019

Austin's Best Food and Drink Events This Week

FOURTH OF JULY CORN DOG EATING CONTEST How many corn dogs ... lawn games, and more; plus, $5 of each sale benefits Austin Pets Alive! Read More

July 02, 2019

Things to do in Austin on Thursday, July 4

And did you want a new best bud courtesy of Austin Pets Alive? Foster dogs will be waiting to go on walks or just enjoy some scratches. 10 a.m. to 2 ... Read More

June 28, 2019

Overpopulated Austin Animal Shelter Waives Adoption Fees

Austin Animal Center: 7201 Levander Loop. Open: 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. every day; Austin Pets Alive!: 1156 W. Cesar Chavez Street. Open: 11:30 a.m. ... Read More

June 28, 2019

The Austin Animal Center Is Waiving Adoption Fees This Weekend

The Austin Animal Center is at full capacity and is waiving adoption fees this ... The center is partnering with Austin Pets Alive! and the Austin Humane ... Read More

June 28, 2019

CRAMPED CRITTERS: Austin Animal Center full, adoption fees waived this weekend

Fees also will be waived at Austin Pets Alive and the Austin Humane Society through Sunday. The two shelters picked up 50 animals from the Austin ... Read More

June 28, 2019

Austin animal shelters in emergency mode, waive fees to get 500 pets adopted

In a last ditch effort to save the animals, ACC is partnering with Austin Pets Alive! and the Austin Humane Society and is waiving adoption fees. Read More

June 26, 2019

Austin Pets Alive! Pet of the Week: Jake Ryan

The Texas summer is in full swing, and Austin Pets Alive! would like to remind you to take precautions with your dog when it's hot outside. Before ... Read More

June 26, 2019

Successful Adoptions After Austin Shelter Pet Names Go Viral; But Cats Like “Atomic Toaster” Are ...

After a post went viral on Twitter, the world was left asking, “Who is in charge of naming the poor kittens at Austin Pets Alive!?”. Well thankfully, the ... Read More

June 26, 2019

Winn Feline Foundation awards $310000 for research

"Screening shelter cats for FeLV: Balancing disease control and lifesaving," Dr. Alexis Bardzinski at Austin Pets Alive and Dr. Julie Levy at the ... Read More

June 25, 2019

Video game tournaments, yoga with kittens and more: 12 Northwest Austin events to mark down on ...

Peaceful Warrior Yoga Studio in Northwest Austin is holding an event to benefit Austin Pets Alive with a beginner-friendly yoga session and playtime ... Read More

June 25, 2019

Learn about ACL Fest park grants at class Thursday night

The Steam Team, an Austin-owned cleaning and restoration business, has donated 10 high-speed fans to Austin Pets Alive, 1156 W Cesar Chavez St. Read More

June 22, 2019

KittyPalooza the city-wide cat adoption event returns to Austin for its 12th year

KittyPalooza is a “music-festival” themed adoption event hosted by the Austin Animal Shelter, Austin Humane Society and Austin Pets Alive. In addition ... Read More

June 22, 2019

Take bus to Zilker Park on weekends, get $2 coupon

The event will be hosted from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Austin Animal Center, 7201 Levander Loop; 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Austin Pets Alive, 1156 W. Read More

June 21, 2019

Hero Dog Saves Owner From Rattlesnake

But, even with plenty of company, Mansfield still felt she had so much more love to give. She met a dog named Mr. Jones at Austin Pets Alive and fell ... Read More

June 21, 2019

Dog that was on brink of execution finds forever home in Austin years later

Hannah Horstman is the corporate relations officer for Austin Pets Alive!, and she said there were some bad habits in place when the dog first got there ... Read More

June 20, 2019

High temperatures brings high number of heat-related emergencies

... Allman an Austin Pets Alive veterinarian. Allman said they tend to see a lot of overheating with pets at the beginning of summer as it takes a while for ... Read More

June 19, 2019

Pet Of The Week: Adopt From Austin Pets Alive!

We look forward to this every seven days! Here to introduce us to a new furry friend who needs a forever home is Katera Berent with Austin Pets Alive! Read More

June 17, 2019

How to Keep your Pet Safe During an Emergency

Brittany Eck with the Texas General Land Office, and Katera Berent with Austin Pets Alive! joined us in the studio to give some helpful reminders of ... Read More

June 17, 2019

Things to do in Austin on Tuesday, June 18

The ABGB's long-running Austin Pets Alive American Pale Ale series aims to spotlight the long-stay dogs at the organization in hopes of finding their ... Read More

April 23, 2019

The Austin Chronicle Presents: Hair of the 3-Legged Dog, Volume VI

The Austin Chronicle Presents: Hair of the 3-Legged Dog, Volume VI ... visit with some friends from Austin Pets Alive!, learn about TruFusion fitness, ... Read More

April 23, 2019

Austin Pets Alive! Pet of the Week: Charlie Brown

Austin Monthly is proud to have a partnership with Austin Pets Alive! to help rescued animals get adopted. Each week we showcase a different cat or ... Read More

April 23, 2019

14 places in Austin to donate all the things that don't spark joy

Why: The folks living on the street represent only a fraction of those experiencing homelessness. Throughout the year, Caritas of Austin provides ... Read More

April 23, 2019

A Week In Austin, TX, On A Joint $154500 Salary

We clean around the apartment and declutter, then take some clothes and other items for donation to Austin Pets Alive!, a thrift store nearby. All profits ... Read More

March 20, 2019

The dogs of bluebonnet season

Here is a selection of some of the very good dogs in bluebonnets. ... Olympia, a dog who has resided at Austin Pets Alive! for over 400 days and is ... Read More

March 08, 2019

SXSW week: Events available to public

Austin residents are just a bus ride away from events that promise to entertain — including those that don't ... This event benefits “Austin Pets Alive! Read More

March 07, 2019

Austin Pets Alive! Pet of the Week: Juliet

Each week we showcase a different cat or dog with information provided by ... information or to meet Juliet, please email [email protected]austinpetsalive.org! Read More

March 05, 2019

Austin animal shelter needs short-term foster parents during cold snap

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Local animal shelter Austin Pets Alive! is asking for the community's help to foster its population of animals for a few days until the ... Read More

March 04, 2019

Businesses, community raise more than $11M for Austin nonprofits

Austin Pets Alive received 1,343 donations, the most of any nonprofit, and Boys and Girls Club of Austin received more than $559,000, the largest sum ... Read More

2017


September 22, 2017 | The Daily Texan

After Harvey, dogs find temporary homes in Austin

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September 15, 2017 | FOX 7

Strut Your Mutt

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September 01, 2017 | Community Impact

Austin Pets Alive! takes in 1,000 pets post-Harvey

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2015


October 20, 2015 | Huffington Post

Barn Cat Placement Program

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July 09, 2015 | El Mundo

Virus Canino Mortal

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February 11, 2015 | Time Warner Cable

Kids Give Back

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January 05, 2015 | Austin Monthly

The Right to Live

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2014


December 05, 2014 | Fannie finds a home

Fannie finds a home

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March 18, 2014 | Rolling Stone Magazine

South by South West Photo Shoot

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February 20, 2014 | Huffington Post

No Kill, No Problem

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February 20, 2014 | Business Wire

#PuppyHour Fun, Fun, Fun!

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2011


December 02, 2011 | San Antonio Express-News

ACS saves record number of animals

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November 30, 2011 | Austin Business Journal

Austin Pets Alive! Lands $100K in Nationwide Contest

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October 31, 2011 | Christian Science Monitor

Ryan Clinton wants to make animal shelters 'no kill' zones

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October 13, 2011 | Austin Chronicle

Best Nonprofit, 2011: Austin Pets Alive!

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June 19, 2011 | KXAN

Bottle feeding kittens

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April 01, 2011 | Austin Business Journal

New pet adoption center planned

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February 18, 2011 | Austin Business Journal

Austin Pets Alive! expands reach

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