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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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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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Nov 17, 2022

Quiet Young Kitten Needs a Cardiologist so She Can Run & Play

One of 3-month-old kitty, Kesha 21's heart valves is too narrow, which can put extra strain on her heart causing her to faint or go into heart failure...

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Nov 17, 2022


A kitty cat who went on the lamb and is now back in our care, after taunting the staff and volunteers of APA! for over a year!

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Nov 14, 2022

Thanks to You, Tomato Paste Gets to be the King of His Castle!

Tommy is getting the peace, love, and routine he craves from his new family thanks to support from friends like you.

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Nov 04, 2022

Austin Animal Welfare Policy in 2023

Now the 11th largest city in the nation, Austin is at a pivotal moment in history. With rapid growth has come pain points such as affordability, housi...

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Oct 25, 2022

Puppy Found in the River, Survived a Deadly Disease was Given Second Chance

Kayak was found floating down a river, then survived a deadly disease. Now he is in a loving home, free to become his full outgoing, sweet self!

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Sep 27, 2022

We Need Your Help Ending Needless Euthansia!

Can Echo and I count on you?

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Sep 26, 2022

APA!'S Parvo Puppy ICU Began at Home

Started from the bathroom now we're here.

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Jul 14, 2022

Inside the Parvo Puppy ICU

Take a look inside our Parvo Puppy ICU!

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Jul 13, 2022

Dog Behavior Training Program

Curious about what training we give our dogs? Check it out!

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