AmPA! helps communities save more lives faster. AmPA! champions and abides by the Austin No Kill Model, which is comprised of the data-driven protocols, programs, and tools developed in Austin, the largest No Kill city in the nation.
Maddie’s® Lifesaving Academy, the most effective No Kill training you can get.
American Pets Alive! Conference, the nation’s premier gathering for No Kill education.
Hands-on assistance, crisis support, and mentorship from experienced advisors.
In 2011, APA! introduced the American Pets Alive! Conference and in 2017, Maddie's Fund® provided the $4 million grant that made AmPA!'s Maddie's® Lifesaving Academy possible. Since this time, AmPA! has become the educational arm of APA! and has become a leader in spreading the No Kill movement.