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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Sep 12, 2019

Making No Kill Sustainable: A Letter From Dr. Jefferson

A lot has happened since my last update on Austin’s process to hire a new Chief Animal Services Officer (CASO) for Austin Animal Center (AAC). My sile...

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Sep 05, 2019

Looks Don’t Tell All

From sick puppy to therapy dog, Cash shows his love and appreciation by comforting our community.

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Aug 30, 2019

Juniper, The Nanny Cat

You often hear of the special bonds between children and dogs, but what about the cats? While we can’t answer this on behalf of all cats, we can say t...

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Aug 29, 2019

Paddle for Puppies’ Impact Changes Lives Like Remi’s

For the past eight years, Austin Pets Alive! has teamed up with Austin Subaru and Rowing Dock to put on our largest parvo puppy fundraiser of the year...

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Aug 23, 2019

How To: Caring For Pets in High Temperatures

If you are the owner of an active dog or outdoor cat, we encourage you to learn from our experts in the below videos on how to keep your pet safe duri...

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Aug 22, 2019

Dogs like Andy Need You to Scoop the Poop!

Hear from our all-star, platinum volunteer, Jess Borda, and sweet-faced Andy, on the importance of scooping the poop!

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Aug 14, 2019

“You Do it for Them, Not Yourself.”

“If [you love] animals, this is a really worthwhile thing to do. The tough part is seeing them in a shelter, but it helps to focus on the fact that yo...

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Aug 10, 2019

Home is Where Lola is

“I think people [understandably] look at dogs like Lola with a little bit of hesitation; but Lola has taught me that if you let yourself fall in love ...

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