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

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Feb 07, 2019

#AmplifyLifesaving for Animals Like Martha

Martha’s story is one of true resilience and inspiration. A good Samaritan noticed that this sweet girl had been tied in front of a storefront for days and called for help. When this call was inspecte...

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Feb 23, 2017

Celebrating Six Years of No Kill Success

On February 19, Austin celebrated its sixth consecutive year of being the largest No Kill Community in the country. Hosted by Austin Pets Alive! and i...

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Feb 20, 2017

Loving Pietro

This is Pietro! Pietro came to APA! in May of 2015, a little bit of a rebel without any manners. He became a Canine Good Citizen trainee and thrived w...

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Feb 16, 2017

Feral Rehab, Recovery, and Release

Community cats, the free roaming outdoor cats who populate nearly every community in the country, are well managed in the city of Austin thanks to a r...

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Feb 13, 2017

Celebrate Six Years of Saving (and Six Hundred Saves over the weekend)

It’s Monday morning in February, six days before our official 6th Annual No Kill Anniversary Party, we have a half-empty shelter and it looks like eve...

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Feb 11, 2017

Vienna and her puppies

Here’s what No Kill means for one sweet dog. Vienna came to APA! heavily pregnant from another shelter, where she probably would have been spayed any...

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Jan 25, 2017

Firehouse Animal Health Center Helps Senior Cat

Just like humans, animals require dental checkups and cleanings to prevent dental disease and other health issues. Our clinic takes on high volumes of...

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Jan 11, 2017

Five Things to Not Say To A Grieving Pet Parent

For a loving pet parent, the death of a beloved pet is incredibly emotional. Some people don’t understand the deep grief experienced with this loss an...

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Jan 02, 2017

Teeth Matter

Why does my pet’s breath smell bad? Dental disease affects more than 80% of pets over three years old. How can you tell if your pet is affected, and ...

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