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

Nov 27, 2019

An Interview with Pete Paxton, Author of Rescue Dogs

Pete Paxton (a pseudonym) is one of America's leading animal welfare undercover investigators who’s dedicated his life to shedding light on why the “a...

Read More
Nov 14, 2019

Finding Our Cats Their Purrfect Match

The Cat Matchmaker Program began to help get harder to adopt or long-stay cats into homes. The mission of the program is to provide great customer ser...

Read More
Nov 11, 2019

Strength and Perseverance: An Update on the Orphaned Luling Kittens

CONTENT WARNING: Some may find the following content unsettling. After it was made clear that many individuals took a great interest in Pumpkin, Puddi...

Read More
Nov 08, 2019

Here's to APA!'s Platinum Volunteers

This week, Austin Pets Alive! celebrates our Platinum Volunteers! These volunteers represent the more than 200 people who have given over, and in many...

Read More
Oct 31, 2019

When Time is Simply A Number

As you may have heard, Austin Pets Alive! is not your average animal shelter. We take in the animals that need us most and will work with them until t...

Read More
Oct 28, 2019

Black Cats Not Black Magic: The Truth on Adopting Out Black Cats During Halloween

As a national leader in the movement to progress shelter policy and ultimately save more vulnerable shelter animal lives, our goal is to educate the p...

Read More
Oct 18, 2019

APA!’s Cutest New Program: #TeamSnuggle

There’s a new program within the Dog Behavior Program here at APA! called #TeamSnuggle – and it’s just as cute as it sounds. The goal of #TeamSnuggle ...

Read More
Oct 17, 2019

Austin City Council Votes to Add No Kill Practice to City Animal Code

Today was a giant step forward for the animals of Austin- and all of those around the country too.

Read More