American Pets Alive! helps communities save more lives faster.

We accelerate your development into a lifesaving community by providing flexible opportunities for in-depth education and hands-on training in the proven most-effective strategies — with expert support all along the way.

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Maddie’s® Learning Academy

The most effective animal welfare training you can get.

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Human Animal Support Services

Keeping people and pets together.

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Consultations and Assessments

AmPA! experts deploy to select communities to provide hands-on support.

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Expanding The Lifesaving Community

Join a network of changemakers with a shared mission.

Jun 24, 2021

So You're Having Trouble Adopting a Shelter Pet—Here's What To Do

We all know someone who's tried to adopt a pet, and been rejected.

Nov 23, 2020

Telling Pet Owners Stories – A simple guide to photographing and writing about the people you’re helping

Wondering how to take photos and tell stories of the people and pets you support? Follow these steps and show the world the great work you are doing.

Nov 19, 2020

How COVID has Reshaped the Health of Shelter Cats

The shelter is a stressful place for animals, particularly cats which makes them more prone to illness. How has that changed in times of COVID? What’s the good news for cats?

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