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

Jul 27, 2018

Senior Dogs Have Something to Smile About!

Austin Pets Alive! is thrilled to be one of 66 animal welfare groups in 30 states (chosen from more than 300 applicants) to receive a 2018 grant from ...

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Jul 20, 2018

Austin Guide to… Scoop the Poop

To help keep neighborhoods and natural areas healthy and beautiful, leave no pile behind! Help spread the word – visit for ...

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Jul 02, 2018

Palm Valley Miniseries: Change is Tough

Animal welfare can be hard. It can be really hard. It can be emotional, and mentally and physically draining. Helping a facility get set up on its “No...

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Jun 08, 2018

Senior Skip Day 2018!

This past weekend, some of our senior animals got the “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” treatment as they spent time skipping the shelter to see the sights a...

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May 31, 2018

Palm Valley Miniseries: Charly the Macaque and More!

Hi all! Faith Wright, here. I’m the staffer at PVAC (thanks to a grant from Best Friends Animal Society to help fund this on-the-ground initiative), h...

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May 28, 2018

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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May 11, 2018

Follow the Fellow: Update from Sheila Kouhkan

Hi guys! During my time shadowing and training with the experts at Austin Animal Center (AAC) as part of my Maddie’s Executive Leadership Fellowship ...

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May 04, 2018

Palm Valley Miniseries: Updates from the Ground

The progress at PVAC continues and, while there is still more work to be done, it is becoming clearer with every passing day that the South Texas comm...

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