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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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Apr 03, 2024

Austin Needs To Rebuild Its Model, Not Kill For Space

Shelters all over the United States are struggling, including Austin Animal Center and us right here at Austin Pets Alive!.

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Feb 02, 2024

Standing Up and Taking Action for Austin’s Animals

February 1st was a big day in the City of Austin -- a potential butterfly effect in the history of No Kill.

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Jan 30, 2024

An Update Regarding City Ordinance Changes

Last week, we shared a promise to help our community better understand how Austin animal welfare is evolving because it is our duty to protect what is...

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Jan 30, 2024

Do Your Duty - Scoop the Poop

Scooping the Poop results in cleaner creeks, streets, and feet! A clean environment increases the enjoyment of public areas and protects our City’s wa...

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Jan 26, 2024

Our 2024 Promise: We will be vigilant for progress for Austin’s pets

As we quickly move into 2024, a primary focus of all of us has to be on championing Austin to be the safest place in the US for pets.

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Jan 24, 2024

A Day in the Life of “Dr. Harley,” APA!’s Resident Therapy Dog

I’m Dr. Harley (aka “Dog-tor” Harley). I’m the resident therapy dog here at Austin Pets Alive!, providing a much-needed listening ear, emotional suppo...

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Jan 17, 2024

Matilda Day: A Fundraiser for Senior Dogs in Memory of a Very Special Canine Companion

In a heartfelt endeavor to support senior dogs in shelters, Amanda Stronza has launched Matilda Day, a fundraiser named in honor of her late dog Matil...

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Jan 09, 2024

THANK YOU - Emergency Response Needed For Outdoor Animals Ahead of Freezing Temps This Weekend

This past week’s extreme weather became the catalyst for an outpouring of love and support that offered huge wins for our organization, but more impor...

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Dec 29, 2023

APA! Announces $24 Pet Adoption Fees

In honor of the new year, Austin Pets Alive! is offering $24 adoption fees for ALL PETS from January 1st - January 7th, 2024.

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