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

Nellie at Joels
Dec 27, 2019

Our Dash West To Save Nellie

Once an APA! family member always an APA! family member. We never turn our backs on our animals, so we knew we had to get our girl back to safety and that we’d have to move fast.

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Oct 31, 2019

When Time is Simply A Number

As you may have heard, Austin Pets Alive! is not your average animal shelter. We take in the animals that need us most and will work with them until t...

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Oct 28, 2019

Black Cats Not Black Magic: The Truth on Adopting Out Black Cats During Halloween

As a national leader in the movement to progress shelter policy and ultimately save more vulnerable shelter animal lives, our goal is to educate the p...

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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 ...

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Oct 17, 2019

Austin City Council Votes to Add No Kill Practice to City Animal Code

Today was a giant step forward for the animals of Austin- and all of those around the country too.

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Oct 11, 2019

Call to Action for No Kill Sustainability

Much like our beautiful springs, if we lose No Kill in Austin, we will likely never get it back. Our No Kill sustainability is so fragile, as demonstr...

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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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