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

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 vulnerable cats just like him.

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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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