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Jan 26, 2024

Our 2024 Promise: We will be vigilant for progress for Austin’s pets

As we quickly move into 2024, a primary focus of all of us has to be on championing Austin to be the safest place in the US for pets.

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Feb 29, 2024

APA! & the American Red Cross Partner to Help People & Pets Affected by Disasters

Austin Pets Alive! (APA!) and the American Red Cross of Central & South Texas Region have partnered to help pets and people affected by natural disast...

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Feb 26, 2024

City of Austin Landscape for Animals

We are happy that the resolution was amended to offer a six month waiting period before immediately taking action; the dogs with extreme bites on thei...

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Feb 23, 2024

Doing More in 2024 Requires Change

Our multi-year strategic plan identified growth opportunities at APA! and we’ve narrowed our focus to two major areas in 2024: saving more lives in Au...

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Feb 22, 2024

APA! Offers Courtesy Listings for Rehoming

Going to a shelter should be and can be the last option for an animal whose family is having to make the tough decision to say goodbye to their furry ...

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Feb 09, 2024

Honoring Black History Month

February is Black History Month and we’re celebrating by amplifying Black voices, celebrating Black pioneers in animal welfare, and exploring the ways...

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Feb 02, 2024

Standing Up and Taking Action for Austin’s Animals

February 1st was a big day in the City of Austin -- a potential butterfly effect in the history of No Kill.

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Jan 30, 2024

An Update Regarding City Ordinance Changes

Last week, we shared a promise to help our community better understand how Austin animal welfare is evolving because it is our duty to protect what is...

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Jan 30, 2024

Do Your Duty - Scoop the Poop

Scooping the Poop results in cleaner creeks, streets, and feet! A clean environment increases the enjoyment of public areas and protects our City’s wa...

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Jan 26, 2024

Our 2024 Promise: We will be vigilant for progress for Austin’s pets

As we quickly move into 2024, a primary focus of all of us has to be on championing Austin to be the safest place in the US for pets.

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Jan 24, 2024

A Day in the Life of “Dr. Harley,” APA!’s Resident Therapy Dog

I’m Dr. Harley (aka “Dog-tor” Harley). I’m the resident therapy dog here at Austin Pets Alive!, providing a much-needed listening ear, emotional suppo...

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