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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 07, 2019

#AmplifyLifesaving for Animals Like Martha

Martha’s story is one of true resilience and inspiration. A good Samaritan noticed that this sweet girl had been tied in front of a storefront for days and called for help. When this call was inspecte...

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Jul 28, 2017

Collaborative Lifesaving: APA! at Best Friends Animal Society

By Mike Kaviani, Director of Lifesaving Operations at Austin Pets Alive! In the words of Ryan Clinton, founder of FixAustin.org and one of the origin...

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Jul 17, 2017

Dogs Can’t Flush – Scoop the Poop

Hey, you! Yes, you. Do you leave your dog’s waste around the neighborhood because you think you’re providing “free fertilizer”? Or perhaps you don’t s...

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Jul 10, 2017

Media Release: City of Austin to Celebrate “Love Your Rescue Pet Day” with Austin Pets Alive!

AUSTIN) July 10, 2017 – Mayor Steve Adler has officially proclaimed July 15, 2017 “Love Your Rescue Pet Day” (LYRPD) in honor of the work Austin Pets ...

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Jul 07, 2017

Save the Calici Cats

Austin Pets Alive! has received 29 cats from a hoarding case in Round Rock, where they lived with around 80 other animals. Because the shelter is so f...

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Jul 06, 2017

Senior Pet Heroes: Jim and Chris Guthrie

It takes very special people to help our special senior pups. Thankfully, our seniors have Jim and Chris Guthrie as two of their heroes, and their sup...

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Jun 14, 2017

Meet Dr. Hazell – Our Brand New Vet Intern!

Austin Pets Alive! is excited to announce – and welcome – our first ever Veterinary Intern, Dr. Hazell! Dr. Hazell will be shadowing all three of the ...

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Jun 05, 2017

Maddie’s® Executive Leadership Fellows Have Arrived at APA!

#ThanksToMaddie, Austin Pets Alive! is excited to announce – and welcome – our inaugural Maddie’s Fund® Executive Leadership Fellows! Sheila Kouhkan a...

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May 17, 2017

Preparing for the Inevitable

We can ignore it, we can hate it, and we can say it won’t happen, but the death of a beloved pet is a “when” event versus an “if” event. Not talking a...

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