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2018 Bottle Baby Calendar Voting Has Begun!

The contestants are in for the highly anticipated and highly adorable 2018 “Bottle Baby” Calendar. Help us decide what 13 kittens will be featured in next year’s calendar. Cast your vote by donating to the kitten you find the cutest! (Lucky #13 will make … Continue reading

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Dannie the Puppy

[Image Warning] Dannie’s Story A 3-month-old puppy has just arrived at Austin Pets Alive! with extensive wounds. This is a powerful story but hard to hear, and many of the images captured were too graphic for us to include here. … Continue reading

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183Vet Clinic Partners with APA!

Dr. Liat Zilkha and her team have just signed on to provide veterinary services to Austin Pets Alive! as part of the opening of their new, state of the art, 183Vet Clinic in north Austin. As the primary veterinarian at … Continue reading

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New Study: The Economic Impact of No Kill in Austin

We are excited to share the results of a new study conducted by the University of Denver on the economic impact of No Kill in Austin. The study, which focuses on the combined efforts of Austin Pets Alive! and Austin … Continue reading

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Dr. Jefferson on Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

A Letter From Dr. Ellen Jefferson, Executive Director of Austin Pets Alive! I would never have expected, in a million years, a hurricane of this magnitude and destruction to affect the regions of Texas so close to us. There is … Continue reading

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TRIO for Paws: Lawn Party & Silent Auction!

Now in its fifth year, Four Seasons Hotel Austin’s TRIO for Paws Lawn Party returns this month with exciting new details and some furrier-than-usual guests of honor. The event, which benefits Austin Pets Alive!, the Austin Humane Society and Emancipet, … Continue reading

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55 Million Pounds of Dog Poo

  Quick question: did you pick up your pup’s poop today? Yes, I know, you think, “one pile of pet waste, what’s it to me?” “I left my poop bag at home, this one pile won’t matter, etc.” We’ve all … Continue reading

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APA! Hurricane Harvey Evacuations

To every person, organization and business that has stepped up during this time of incredible crisis: thank you. We’re still in the thick of things here at Austin Pets Alive!, but lifesaving on this scale truly would not have been … Continue reading

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