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

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 silence has been intentional because there has been wo...

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Apr 19, 2019

#FundAPA For Pets Like Shop Cat

Shop Cat's heartwarming story of a senior who has survived against all odds is a glaring reminder of why we must work together to save the hundreds of...

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Apr 09, 2019

#FundAPA For Pets Like Maggie Mae

Last week, Austin Pets Alive! received concerning news: APA! alumna Maggie Mae was on a euthanasia list at a shelter in North Carolina. Immediately, o...

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Mar 29, 2019

Historic No Kill Resolution Passes in Austin City Council

Austin City Council voted unanimously in favor of a historic resolution to raise the minimum live release rate for the city to maintain No Kill status...

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Mar 28, 2019

Stop H.B. 3806 in its Tracks

The Texas Legislature will hear a bill on Mon., April 1, that would be severely damaging to animal welfare. H.B. 3806 would dramatically limit what lo...

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Mar 21, 2019

Recommitting to No Kill at 95 Percent

On Thursday, March 28, city council is hearing a resolution that would set the minimum live release rate to 95 percent instead of 90 percent. This goa...

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Mar 07, 2019

#LoveATXPets? Us too! Come find us at SXSW!

SXSW is here, and we’re so excited to take part in this year’s festivities! In the midst of all the panels and concerts, don’t forget to find Austin P...

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Mar 05, 2019

CBD Oil for Dogs – Why CBD Dog Treats May Be the Best Option

This guest post was written and provided by Joy Smith of Joy Organics. We love our pets. This goes without saying. In fact, we’d rather spend the day...

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Feb 28, 2019

#AmplifyLifesaving for Pets Like Lovebug

Approximately 1.5 million pets are euthanized in shelters across the country every year. This is an epidemic that APA! is on a mission to solve. By p...

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