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

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Mar 25, 2020

APA!’s Barn Cat Program Provides You With Your Favorite Whiskered Workers

Some cats prefer mice-hunting to bird-watching, and some prefer laying in grass to sitting on laps. Here at APA!, we believe that barn cats still deserve a chance to live happy and healthy.

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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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Aug 29, 2019

Paddle for Puppies’ Impact Changes Lives Like Remi’s

For the past eight years, Austin Pets Alive! has teamed up with Austin Subaru and Rowing Dock to put on our largest parvo puppy fundraiser of the year...

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Aug 23, 2019

How To: Caring For Pets in High Temperatures

If you are the owner of an active dog or outdoor cat, we encourage you to learn from our experts in the below videos on how to keep your pet safe duri...

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Aug 22, 2019

Dogs like Andy Need You to Scoop the Poop!

Hear from our all-star, platinum volunteer, Jess Borda, and sweet-faced Andy, on the importance of scooping the poop!

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