Austin Pets Alive! | Blog


Discover Austin Pets Alive! behind the scenes – including impact stories from our community, APA! happenings, and letters from Dr. Jefferson.

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Jan 21, 2023

USPS Embraces Our Furry Friends with 'Love Forever' Stamps at Austin Pets Alive!

In a nod to America’s great affection for furry friends, the United States Postal Service unveiled two new ‘Love Forever’ stamps at APA!.

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Sep 21, 2021

Dr. Jefferson's #NoKillDecade Story

When the idea of making Austin No Kill started back in 1997, APA! was an all-volunteer advocacy group. Back then, veterinarian Ellen Jefferson began v...

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Sep 03, 2021

Airstream Makeover for the Pups!

Check out our new and improved home-away-from-home for our pups!

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Aug 27, 2021

Future of APA!: History of No Kill Austin and Our Connection to the Land at TLAC

We wanted to bring you up to speed on the Town Lake Animal Center (TLAC) property and how it impacts the renegotiation of our license agreement to ope...

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Aug 24, 2021

Future of APA!: A Letter to Our Stakeholders

We want you to know that that it is impossible for APA! to operate with the TLAC facility service agreement currently in place.

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Aug 23, 2021

Fostering in Austin

Recently we were lucky to have an amazing group from the UT Austin McCombs School of Business study what the capacity for people to foster animals in ...

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