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

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 just launched the Human Animal Support Services (HAS...

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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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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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