Blog

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

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Jun 19, 2020

HASS: The New Model of Animal Sheltering

We are thrilled to announce that a coalition of leaders from animal welfare organizations all across the country, including Austin Pets Alive!, has just launched the Human Animal Support Services (HAS...

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Jul 21, 2020

DJ’s Safe Journey Home

Because of people like you, who help us continue to carry out the mission of APA!’s founders, we are able to save thousands of lives every single year...

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Jun 29, 2020

Austin Animal Intake Response & HASS Updates

Updates on Animal Sheltering Intake & Human Animal Support Services in Austin, Texas.

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Jun 17, 2020

Home Away From Home: Fostering During COVID-19

So, how have our fosters and their furry houseguests kept busy during the coronavirus? Their antics are sure to lift your spirits and give you all the...

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Jun 12, 2020

Introducing Dog N’ Dash: Instantaneous Lifesaving

Through Dog N’ Dash, APA! pulls dogs, like Bertha, on the verge of euthanization from their original shelters, on an emergency basis, and schedules th...

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May 28, 2020

Coronavirus + Pets: Things to Know (MOST RECENT UPDATES)

Sheltering, pets, and more updates from Dr. Ellen Jefferson as we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

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May 20, 2020

Unprecedented action in unprecedented times. This is lifesaving.

A letter from Dr. Jefferson discussing the incredible efforts made on sheltering during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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May 18, 2020

Transports Transform Lives During COVID-19 Shutdown

At APA!, our shelter may currently be the emptiest in our history, but behind the scenes, we’re busier than ever. Since the beginning of the coronavir...

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May 08, 2020

COVID-19 Hasn’t Stopped APA! Clinic From Taking Emergency Medical Cases

As one of the few shelters still fully operating, the APA! Medical Triage and Wellness Center is working at full speed to prioritize urgent medical ca...

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