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

Feb 21, 2020

#AmplifyLifesaving for Pets Like Gordo

Gordon Ramsay, known at APA! as Blinky, was born with undeveloped eyes. While in our care, Gordon received daily eye drops for his goopy eye sockets, but after a while, he would climb to the highest s...

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Jun 28, 2019

URGENT: 500 Homes Now

APA!, AAC, and the Austin Humane Society have set a goal to get 500 animals in homes this coming weekend alone, whether through adoption or foster. Wh...

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Jun 26, 2019

A Foster Home: Just What the Doctor Ordered

“Not only does fostering a dog help that specific animal, but [it] also opens up a space in the shelter to bring in another pup that’s at risk of euth...

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Jun 21, 2019

Pennsylvania Transplant, Sneakers the Cat, Finds Renewed Hope in Austin

Our sweet senior Sneakers proves that it’s never too late to find your happily ever after. Going on 19 years in age, he’s had his fair share of life e...

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Jun 18, 2019

APA!’s Dog Behavior Program’s Lifetime Guarantee

The mission of the Dog Behavior Program is to provide all available resources to the dogs in our care in order to enhance their quality of life and pr...

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Jun 11, 2019

Hurricane Harvey Pup’s Second Chance

Hurricane Katrina shook the rescue network to its core. After the debris was cleared and people were grasping at how they were going to continue on wi...

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Jun 06, 2019

Myth vs Fact: How We Pick Our Creative Cat Names!

Due to a viral tweet, the talk of the town has been our, as many have put it, eclectic cat names. You may have seen the tweet which simply asks, “Who ...

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Jun 03, 2019

Laundry Makes the Shelter Go-Round – And So Does Chad Rackowitz

Take a walk around our TLAC shelter and you’ll find Chad Rackowitz in one of two places: the laundry room or the FeLV Adoption Center. There’s no job ...

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May 30, 2019

You Think You Know Cute Until You Bottle Feed a Kitten

Before APA! created its neonatal program, perfectly healthy lives were being cut short before they even had a chance to live – something needed to cha...

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