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After 20 months at APA!, Louise is a story for the ages…

What does it mean for Austin to be a No-Kill city? It means a miracle like this can happen… My name is Cassandra and I’m the Matchmaker at Austin Pets Alive!. This weekend has been the best of my life. A … Continue reading

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Best Friends Forever: Chiquita and Blaze at APA!

Facebook is a great way to get the word out about animals…and that goes for not just rescue groups but individuals! For several weeks, local rescue groups and everyday animal lovers from as far away as Washington and Vermont shared … Continue reading

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Victory is Ours! An Update from Dr. Ellen Jefferson

This past Wednesday, a trial was held to determine the custody rights of Victory. Her original owners had come forward stating they had been looking for her since she went missing, and wanted her back. When questioned, they argued that … Continue reading

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“Little” Brother Eddie Finds Forever Home

Since the Big Brother/Sister Program started at Austin Pets Alive! a few months ago, the bonds between “little” dogs and their “big” siblings have been mutually beneficial. We as volunteers love them, bring them special treats, and then cheer for … Continue reading

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Meet Sassy – A Pit Bull mix who loves the family life!

Sassy is a lover in every sense of the word. She loves her people and absolutely lives for her children! When she lays eyes on her 6 year old foster boy her entire body wags, not just her tail. And … Continue reading

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Join the Dark Side on Saturday March 5th

(watch the whole thing to the end, trust me, it’s worth it) Join the Dark Side with Austin Pets Alive! on Saturday, March 5th and … get a cat! We will be featuring kitties of the “dark” variety, including solid … Continue reading

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Meet Mildred – A True Golden Girl

Meet Mildred, a sassy senior citizen looking for her happy ending. Mildred was a puppy mill momma, delivering litter after litter of pups to be sold for profit. Finally she was allowed to retire in her old age, at which … Continue reading

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Austin Pets Alive!- A Rescue Group?

We often get that question.  The truth is that we are and we aren’t.  As you may or may not know, Town Lake Animal Center (the only open admission shelter in Austin/Travis County) killed 10,916 pets last year.  Austin Pets Alive! was created … Continue reading

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