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

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Oct 29, 2020

What That Animal Rescue Show Means to APA!

Almost a year ago, we were approached by a film crew about a super top secret docuseries being produced by none other than the Austin film legend, Richard Linklater. All we knew about its focus was “t...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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.

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Oct 11, 2019

Call to Action for No Kill Sustainability

Much like our beautiful springs, if we lose No Kill in Austin, we will likely never get it back. Our No Kill sustainability is so fragile, as demonstr...

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Oct 10, 2019

Adventure is Out There, and Alligator’s Finding It

Alligator isn’t your average cat. Some of her favorite hobbies include exploring on leash, traveling the globe, and meeting new people. She’s also a p...

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