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Love Your Rescue Pet Day 2013!

This week, Austin City Council will proclaim June 22nd as an official city holiday: Love Your Rescue Pet Day! At Austin Pets Alive! we are thrilled to help lead this movement and celebrate alongside other monumental rescue groups and businesses … Continue reading

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Reason Number 453 Why We Love Our Volunteers

If you talked to any weatherman just before the Memorial Day weekend kicked off, he would have told you to expect inches and inches of rain, scary lightning and loud thunder. Such talk didn’t excite the dogs at Austin Pets … Continue reading

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When It’s Just Meant To Be

For Pamela Navarez-Fisher and her husband, Mark, Griff’s presence in their family was meant to be — a collection of bitter-sweet, serendipitous moments. Full of fleas and matted hair, Griff first streaked past Pamela and one of her two dogs, … Continue reading

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Hey Girl (The Adoptable Dog Edition)

If you follow trends on the Internet, you’ve probably seen Ryan Gosling and the “Hey girl” photos dedicated to him. Why should handsome celebrities get all the attention?! Some of our most eligible (and handsome and spunky and smart) bachelors … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Show Love to an Austin Pets Alive! Dog

By now you’ve heard about the Austin Pets Alive! Big Brother/Sister Program. It’s a fairly new program where volunteers are paired up with dogs who are waiting to be adopted. These volunteers love and care for the dogs until their … Continue reading

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Austin Pets Alive! Volunteers Are the ‘Coolest’

It’s hot. That’s not news. But Friday afternoon, Austin Pets Alive! volunteers got the news that the air conditioning had gone out in the dog building. Thankfully, many dogs were already cool and comfortable in foster homes, but almost 50 … Continue reading

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APA! Building Update – Dog Kennels

The last time I was in the dog building there were just wood frames for room partitions, a few solid walls, and floor. In two weeks it’s come a long way! There are actual rooms! And you can tell what … Continue reading

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August Numbers!

Our numbers for the month of August are in. 335 animals were adopted from APA! and 203 animals were saved from euthanasia at TLAC! Congratulations to the fosters, volunteers, and donors who made these numbers possible.

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