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

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Jun 19, 2020

HASS: The New Model of Animal Sheltering

We are thrilled to announce that a coalition of leaders from animal welfare organizations all across the country, including Austin Pets Alive!, has just launched the Human Animal Support Services (HAS...

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May 20, 2020

Unprecedented action in unprecedented times. This is lifesaving.

A letter from Dr. Jefferson discussing the incredible efforts made on sheltering during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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May 18, 2020

Transports Transform Lives During COVID-19 Shutdown

At APA!, our shelter may currently be the emptiest in our history, but behind the scenes, we’re busier than ever. Since the beginning of the coronavir...

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May 08, 2020

COVID-19 Hasn’t Stopped APA! Clinic From Taking Emergency Medical Cases

As one of the few shelters still fully operating, the APA! Medical Triage and Wellness Center is working at full speed to prioritize urgent medical ca...

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Apr 17, 2020

APA!'s Cattery’s “Not Normal” Has The Makings of a New Normal

COVID-19 Stories | Picture this: You walk into the Maddie's Cat Adoption Center and see a bunch of empty kennels. You peek into the Feline Leukemia Ad...

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Apr 14, 2020

With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility ... to Scoop the Poop

Austin is not only one of the fastest growing cities in America, but one of the fastest growing pet communities. Thankfully, if we all continue to giv...

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Apr 10, 2020

Coronavirus + Pets: Things To Know

I want to keep you as informed as possible as we navigate our current normal of taking daily precautions to prevent coronavirus. Today, it is importan...

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Apr 08, 2020

Foster Updates & FAQs During COVID-19

As we continue to navigate what our “new normal” is during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s become clear that our foster processes will continue to evolve ...

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Mar 25, 2020

APA!’s Barn Cat Program Provides You With Your Favorite Whiskered Workers

Some cats prefer mice-hunting to bird-watching, and some prefer laying in grass to sitting on laps. Here at APA!, we believe that barn cats still dese...

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