Category Archives: General

#GivingTuesday 2018!

Mark your calendars for #GivingTuesday 2018 and join the Austin Pets Alive! community on Tuesday, November 27th as we give back to the animals who give us so much every single day! Over the past ten years, we’ve saved over … Continue reading

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What are APA! Constant Companions?

Constant Companions are generous monthly donors who support Austin’s most vulnerable pets! These consistent and planned gifts directly support APA!’s groundbreaking programs that save over 10,000 cats and dogs every year. We recently reached out to one of our Constant … Continue reading

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Padfoot’s New Lease on Life

Padfoot, formerly known as Sodapop, arrived at Austin Pets Alive! this past May unfortunately suffering from a variety of health issues. This sweet senior dachshund mix, now about 11 and a half years old, had not seen a vet in … Continue reading

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Harvey Look Back: A Letter from Dr. Jefferson

It’s hard to believe that it has already been one year since Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast. A year ago, I stood in a Katy parking lot watching as people brought in pets that had either been separated accidentally … Continue reading

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The 7th Annual Paddle for Puppies is Right Around the Corner!

Paddle for Puppies is back for its seventh year! Presented by Austin Subaru, this unique and fun event benefits the Austin Pets Alive! Parvo Puppy ICU and helps us save even more puppies in need. The first of its kind … Continue reading

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Senior Dogs Have Something to Smile About!

Austin Pets Alive! is thrilled to be one of 66 animal welfare groups in 30 states (chosen from more than 300 applicants) to receive a 2018 grant from the national nonprofit The Grey Muzzle Organization to help senior dogs. The … Continue reading

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Austin Guide to… Scoop the Poop

To help keep neighborhoods and natural areas healthy and beautiful, leave no pile behind! Help spread the word – visit www.ScoopThePoopAustin.org for free yard signs, brochures, printable posters, and other educational materials.

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Palm Valley Miniseries: Change is Tough

Animal welfare can be hard. It can be really hard. It can be emotional, and mentally and physically draining. Helping a facility get set up on its “No Kill legs” isn’t a simple task. It takes time, patience, understanding, and … Continue reading

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