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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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April Volunteer of the Month: Frank Martinez!

Every month, Austin Pets Alive! awards one of our stand-out volunteers as the Volunteer of the Month. For the month of April we are thrilled, alongside Austin Subaru and AW Media, to honor current APA! volunteer and retired school-teacher, Frank … 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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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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“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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