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Aug 17, 2021

Pet Evictions - A letter from Dr. Jefferson on the Looming Crisis in Austin

Evictions are on track to be the number one reason cats and dogs enter the public shelter in Austin.

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Oct 21, 2021

Austin Pets Alive! & American Pets Alive! Fly 41 Shelter Dogs From Euthanasia Lists to Loving Homes

At 4 a.m. on Sunday, our transport team loaded 41 dogs on a plane to safety.

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Oct 14, 2021

Pirate Finds Treasured Home

Pirate, appropriately named for what was to come, couldn’t walk properly on his front leg and it was clear he needed an amputation.

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Oct 14, 2021

Ready for Resolution

Thanks to the dedication of you and our fellow supporters, we can confirm that an item regarding Austin Pets Alive!’s resolution will be on the Austin...

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Oct 07, 2021

Last Chance to keep APA! in the Heart of Austin

Today is the last day for our City Council to decide if the work we do for the City of Austin, keeping it a No Kill city by taking all animals who wou...

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Oct 06, 2021

We Need Government Animal Services That Work

There is one day left to act before we know whether the city council has taken action on our APA! Resolution by adding it to the next city council mee...

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Oct 01, 2021

Austin Pets Are in Crisis. Supporting Families Through Partnership Is the Answer.

We must work together to keep pets with people and out of the shelter.

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Oct 01, 2021

APA! IS ASKING COUNCIL FOR A FAIR AGREEMENT

We only have seven days to make it clear to the city council members that No Kill in Austin is important and deserves their urgent attention.

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Sep 30, 2021

Keeping Warm During the Winter Storm

Caring for Finn during Winter Storm Uri quickly became a life-or-death situation. “I went to my car a few times in an attempt to charge my phone and h...

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