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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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Feb 26, 2024

City of Austin Landscape for Animals

We are happy that the resolution was amended to offer a six month waiting period before immediately taking action; the dogs with extreme bites on their records currently still have the opportunity to ...

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May 28, 2023

Announcing APA!'s Newest Partner Wumbo Woof

Austin-based Wumbo Woof will partner with APA! this year to support our mission to help shelter cats and dogs find safe homes.

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May 26, 2023

Austin FC 2023 Mascots of the Match

Meet our 2023 Austin FC Honary Mascots!

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May 20, 2023

Capturing Memories and Saving Lives

This May, APA! is partnering with the nationally acclaimed Jennifer Lindberg Studio to provide a beautiful photo of your pet that will also help suppo...

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May 12, 2023

You're Invited: A Kitten Shower in Support of Our Nursery

The Neonatal Kitten Nursery, affectionately known as APA!’s Bottle Baby Program, saves some of our tiniest, most vulnerable babies -- unweaned kittens...

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May 09, 2023

Adopting a New Cat with APA!'s Barn Cat Program is a Win-Win

Our innovative Barn Cat program is designed to help a special population of felines: the free-spirited “working” outdoor cat.  Adopting a barn cat is...

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May 04, 2023

Celebrating Eight Years of Share the Love

For the eighth year in a row, Austin Pets Alive! has been selected as a recipient of funds raised during Austin Subaru’s Share the Love campaign.

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Apr 28, 2023

Tripod Dogs

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Apr 19, 2023

Special Thank You to All of Our APA! Volunteers!

A special thank you to all of our APA! volunteers and what they do to support the people and animals we touch every day!

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Apr 05, 2023

Paddle for Puppies May 7th, 2023

Paddle for Puppies 2023, will take place on Sunday May 7th at 8:00am. Both people and water-confident dogs* paddle 2.5 miles down Lady Bird Lake all i...

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Mar 30, 2023

APA!’s New Pet Pals Program Is Creating the Next Generation of Animal Welfare Leaders!

The interns, between 16 and 21 years old, are learning the ins and outs of shelter management, and gaining the necessary skills and experience to work...

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