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

Furever Stamp Event
Jan 21, 2023

USPS Embraces Our Furry Friends with 'Love Forever' Stamps at Austin Pets Alive!

In a nod to America’s great affection for furry friends, the United States Postal Service unveiled two new ‘Love Forever’ stamps at APA!.

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Jan 20, 2022

Letter from Dr. Jefferson: Properties Update

I'm here today to provide an update on where we stand with our plans for APA!’s campuses, land, and facilities.

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Dec 24, 2021

Letter from Dr. Jefferson: Together with YOU

As this year comes to a close, I’m in awe of the lifesaving love that you have for dogs and cats who have no other chances to survive.

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Dec 21, 2021

Share the Love with Subaru

At APA!, this is the busiest time of the year for our fundraising which is why we’re so grateful for Subaru’s Share The Love event!

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Dec 20, 2021

Bring Joy to Jingle & Jangle

It was a regular day at the shelter until evening came and the staff went to lock the Maddie's® Cat Adoption Center’s doors and found a cat carrier sh...

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Dec 14, 2021

Remembering Roscoe

“To his last days, he never wanted to be apart from us. Even when he felt tired, sick, and scared, he never hid. Until his last heartbeats, I never do...

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Dec 08, 2021

Together with You, We Transport to Save Lives

As of yesterday, 2,228 lives have been saved through the Austin Pets Alive! Hub Transport Program and American Pets Alive! transport work! Read how YO...

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Dec 07, 2021

Overnight Lifesaving Support Needed

We are in need of adding staff willing to work overnight 3-4 days a week to ensure our pets' safety when the majority of staff isn't at the shelter.

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Nov 29, 2021

Say "Yes" for Sapphire this Giving Tuesday

Living as a stray, Sapphire was struck by a car. She was bleeding, writhing in pain from nerve damage and bruised ribs — and pregnant.

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