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

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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Jun 23, 2020

The Twelve Elements of Human Animal Support Services

Ten elements that describe what is now Human Animal Support Services (HASS) were created based on feedback from shelter experts. These 10 elements are...

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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 ju...

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Jun 17, 2020

Home Away From Home: Fostering During COVID-19

So, how have our fosters and their furry houseguests kept busy during the coronavirus? Their antics are sure to lift your spirits and give you all the...

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Jun 12, 2020

Introducing Dog N’ Dash: Instantaneous Lifesaving

Through Dog N’ Dash, APA! pulls dogs, like Bertha, on the verge of euthanization from their original shelters, on an emergency basis, and schedules th...

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May 28, 2020

Coronavirus + Pets: Things to Know (MOST RECENT UPDATES)

Sheltering, pets, and more updates from Dr. Ellen Jefferson as we navigate 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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