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Follow the Fellow: Update from Sheila Kouhkan

Hi guys! During my time shadowing and training with the experts at Austin Animal Center (AAC) as part of my Maddie’s Executive Leadership Fellowship experience (#ThankstoMaddie!), it has become clearer than ever that Austin’s unique collaborative community model is a huge … Continue reading

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Palm Valley Miniseries: Updates from the Ground

The progress at PVAC continues and, while there is still more work to be done, it is becoming clearer with every passing day that the South Texas community wants to move towards life saving together! Over 3,000 dogs and cats … Continue reading

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Follow the Fellow: Sheila Kouhkan

Hi! I’m Sheila, and I am a Maddie’s Executive Leadership Fellow here in Austin training with Austin Pets Alive! and Austin Animal Center! This fellowship has provided me with the unique opportunity to shadow leaders at the forefront of the … Continue reading

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New Blog Miniseries: APA! On the Ground in Palm Valley

Welcome to our new mini blog post series on our work with (and the progress of) Palm Valley Animal Center (PVAC) in Edinburg, far south Texas. As many of you are likely already aware, we’ve been involved in helping PVAC … Continue reading

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Dr. Jefferson on Palm Valley Animal Center Help and Assistance

A Letter From Dr. Ellen Jefferson, Executive Director of Austin Pets Alive! Since 2008, Austin Pets Alive! has worked to provide a safety net for Austin’s most vulnerable animals. In the past 10 years, with the support of our community, … Continue reading

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Scully the Senior

To help ensure that senior pup Scully gets the treatments he currently needs and may require ongoing, and that he has a chance of living out his golden years surrounded by love and happiness, please consider donating below. From all … Continue reading

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Subaru’s Share the Love 2017

Every year, Austin Subaru partners with local nonprofits to Share the Love. This year we are proud to announce that Austin Subaru has selected Austin Pets Alive! as their hometown charity—for the third year in a row. Since 2008, Share … Continue reading

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APA! Takes In Abused-On-Facebook Dog Named Lady

Some of you may have recently heard of an incredibly disturbing, emotional and painful situation involving a dog named Lady in Texarkana, Texas. Lady was deeply abused – brutalized – and it was filmed by the abuser and shared on … Continue reading

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