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2019


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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