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

Nellie at Joels
Dec 27, 2019

Our Dash West To Save Nellie

Once an APA! family member always an APA! family member. We never turn our backs on our animals, so we knew we had to get our girl back to safety and that we’d have to move fast.

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Jul 12, 2019

El amor no tiene barreras – Love Knows No Barriers

Exciting things are on the horizon here at APA! thanks to Maddie’s Fund! We have been awarded an Innovation Grant to provide a bilingual adoption coun...

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Jul 06, 2019

An Update on our Friends from San Marcos

It’s been about three weeks since we took in over 90 cats from San Marcos exposed to panleukopenia. After the viral disease outbreak at the San Marcos...

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Jul 02, 2019

298 Days of Charlie Brown: An Ode

Dogs die, we know this. But more importantly, they LIVE! They live brave and beautiful lives. Protecting us, loving us, and making our lives a little ...

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Jun 28, 2019

URGENT: 500 Homes Now

APA!, AAC, and the Austin Humane Society have set a goal to get 500 animals in homes this coming weekend alone, whether through adoption or foster. Wh...

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Jun 26, 2019

A Foster Home: Just What the Doctor Ordered

“Not only does fostering a dog help that specific animal, but [it] also opens up a space in the shelter to bring in another pup that’s at risk of euth...

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Jun 21, 2019

Pennsylvania Transplant, Sneakers the Cat, Finds Renewed Hope in Austin

Our sweet senior Sneakers proves that it’s never too late to find your happily ever after. Going on 19 years in age, he’s had his fair share of life e...

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Jun 18, 2019

APA!’s Dog Behavior Program’s Lifetime Guarantee

The mission of the Dog Behavior Program is to provide all available resources to the dogs in our care in order to enhance their quality of life and pr...

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