Austin Pets Alive! fills critical gaps in Austin’s shelter live-outcome rate by identifying the key groups of animals that are typically euthanized in a shelter setting and maintaining comprehensive, innovative programs to help these groups survive. Using best practices from around the country, APA! developed programs to care specifically for these groups, thereby reducing their staggering over-representation on euthanasia lists and directly increasing the city’s save rate.
In the aftermath of Winter Storm Uri, thousands of Texas pets entered shelters. Many of these pets are now at risk of euthanasia in shelters that are already full or lack the resources to help them. A...See more from the blog