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.

Maddie’s® Lifesaving Academy

The most effective No Kill training you can get.

American Pets Alive! Conference

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

Expanding The No Kill Community

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Oct 02, 2020

Jerrica Owen on Community Resources at San Diego Humane Society

In just six months, SDHS has implemented a ton of community resources to better serve pets and families. Learn more about their efforts in this presentation.

Sep 28, 2020

Ann Dunn on Implementing HASS at Oakland Animal Services

Oakland Animal Services is a HASS pilot shelter in Oakland, California. Learn about what they are doing to implement HASS in this presentation.

Sep 24, 2020

Paula Powell on the Impact of HASS in El Paso, TX

Hear Paula Powell speak on the huge impact HASS practices have made in El Paso.

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We champion and abide by the Austin No Kill Model, which is composed of the data-driven protocols, programs and tools developed by Austin Pets Alive! and Austin Animal Center.

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