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Oct 18, 2019

APA!’s Cutest New Program: #TeamSnuggle

There’s a new program within the Dog Behavior Program here at APA! called #TeamSnuggle – and it’s just as cute as it sounds. The goal of #TeamSnuggle is to give the pups the playtime they crave and ne...

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Oct 10, 2019

Adventure is Out There, and Alligator’s Finding It

Alligator isn’t your average cat. Some of her favorite hobbies include exploring on leash, traveling the globe, and meeting new people. She’s also a p...

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Sep 27, 2019

Update from City Council Meeting on 9-19-19

City council has postponed Item 84: Animal Code Amendments until October 17th. Read more on how to prepare for this meeting in Dr. Jefferson's latest ...

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Sep 20, 2019

Send Me The Adoption Papers – Boss Man Is Home

Read part of the letter Boss Man's foster turned adopter sent our Dog Behavior Program Co-Manager when she made the call to move forward with adopting...

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Sep 16, 2019

Change Their Life While Changing Your Own

The Dog Walking Program is a portion of our Dog Behavior and Dog Care Programs, whose missions are to provide the dogs in our care all available resou...

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Sep 13, 2019

Eight Years of No Kill: Then to Now and Beyond

Listen to our executive director, Dr. Ellen Jefferson, speak on behalf of where we've been, where we're at today, and where she hopes to see No Kill g...

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Sep 12, 2019

Making No Kill Sustainable: A Letter From Dr. Jefferson

A lot has happened since my last update on Austin’s process to hire a new Chief Animal Services Officer (CASO) for Austin Animal Center (AAC). My sile...

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Sep 05, 2019

Looks Don’t Tell All

From sick puppy to therapy dog, Cash shows his love and appreciation by comforting our community.

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Aug 30, 2019

Juniper, The Nanny Cat

You often hear of the special bonds between children and dogs, but what about the cats? While we can’t answer this on behalf of all cats, we can say t...

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