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

Darla Transport
Aug 26, 2023

A Picture of Transport Success: Darla

Darla, the 8-month old Golden Retriever that was too scared to walk, was being taken to the euthanasia room in a wheelbarrow. But thanks to APA!s Transport Program Darla was given a second chance at ...

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Feb 08, 2023

Sometimes All It Takes is a Bag of Food to Keep Pets in Homes

In 2022, APA! became a benefiting partner of a program created by the Humane Society of the United States and Chewy that connects Chewy’s warehouse re...

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Feb 02, 2023

Cold Weather Emergency Needs

A dangerous wintery mix has hit Central Texas this week. We’re calling on our community members for help needed NOW.

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Jan 23, 2023

Mars Ambassadors Help Austin Pets Alive! Save *More* Puppies From Parvo and Distemper

No Kill is all about innovation, and working together to save lives. That's why we were so excited to have two Mars Ambassadors join us at APA!

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Jan 21, 2023

USPS Embraces Our Furry Friends with 'Love Forever' Stamps at Austin Pets Alive!

In a nod to America’s great affection for furry friends, the United States Postal Service unveiled two new ‘Love Forever’ stamps at APA!.

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Dec 28, 2022

Fireworks Can be Scary for Our Pets

Fireworks can be scary for our pets. In the US, New Year’s Eve has the second highest number of reported lost pets. Please keep pets inside, make sure...

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Dec 24, 2022

Letter from Dr. Jefferson: Saving Lives Together

To keep our animals warm and safe during this cold emergency, we asked our community to take in a foster pet during the storm, give funds to support t...

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Dec 19, 2022

Christmas Week Cold Emergency in Austin - Help Needed to Protect Pets

Dangerous winter weather with temperature lows in the teens will severely strain our facility so we must get our Town Lake Animal Center shelter pets ...

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Dec 19, 2022

27 Roosters Rescued From Cockfighting Urgently Need Sanctuary Placement

Twenty-seven roosters who were rescued out of cockfighting, now need urgent placement at sanctuaries or approved homes

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Nov 18, 2022

2023 Neonatal Kitten Nursery Calendar Contest!

Help us choose our cover model kitties for the 2023 Neonatal Kitten Calander!

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Nov 18, 2022

Love Your Pet, Love Your City: Scoop the Poop!

Pets are our companions, service animals, and beloved members of the family. But their waste, if left behind, can cause real problems at that spot and...

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