Category Archives: General

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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Help #SaveSnoop

*UPDATE – Monday, August 7th* While we were hoping to be able to share good news of Snoop with you this Monday, we’re heartbroken to have to let you know that, despite our best efforts and the truly incredible support … Continue reading

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Join Us for the 6th Annual Paddle for Puppies!

Austin Pets Alive! is proud to be the beneficiary of the 2017 Paddle for Puppies, presented by Austin Subaru, benefitting our very own Parvo Puppy Program. Parvo, short for the canine parvovirus, is a highly contagious viral illness, often affecting … Continue reading

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Collaborative Lifesaving: APA! at Best Friends Animal Society

By Mike Kaviani, Director of Lifesaving Operations at Austin Pets Alive! In the words of Ryan Clinton, founder of FixAustin.org and one of the original architects of Austin’s No Kill movement: No Kill is a journey – not a destination. … Continue reading

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Bottle Baby Nursery T-Shirt Contest

It’s that time of year again! Every year, volunteers of the Bottle Baby Nursery Program at APA! vote on a t-shirt design that will be the new bottle baby shirt for the year. All designs are submitted by volunteers and all funds … Continue reading

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