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

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Oct 29, 2020

What That Animal Rescue Show Means to APA!

Almost a year ago, we were approached by a film crew about a super top secret docuseries being produced by none other than the Austin film legend, Richard Linklater. All we knew about its focus was “t...

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Aug 24, 2020

URGENT: Hurricane Help Needed Now

As Hurricanes Marco and Laura barrel toward the Gulf Coast, we’ve already received requests for help. Animal shelters in areas likely to be affected, ...

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Aug 14, 2020

Elton’s Quest

Elton is not your average pup. Transferred from another shelter in 2019 to APA! for his volatile seizures, Elton unknowingly began a journey to healin...

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Jul 21, 2020

DJ’s Safe Journey Home

Because of people like you, who help us continue to carry out the mission of APA!’s founders, we are able to save thousands of lives every single year...

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Jul 10, 2020

Letter From Dr. Jefferson: HASS and AAC's Intake Policy

I feel compelled to reshare this stance as a video of an Austin Animal Center (AAC) employee telling a person to turn a found dog loose is still circu...

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Jul 03, 2020

HASS (in Austin) Frequently Asked Questions

You've got questions – we've got answers. Learn more about the frequently asked questions we receive on HASS: Human Animal Support Services.

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Jun 29, 2020

Austin Animal Intake Response & HASS Updates

Updates on Animal Sheltering Intake & Human Animal Support Services in Austin, Texas.

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Jun 25, 2020

PetHub Aims to Change Sheltering & Better Pets' Lives

PetHub not only aims to help community pets, but the community organizations that support pets – such as APA!. We are so grateful for their generosity...

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