Austin Pets Alive and the Birth of a No Kill Vision 2
Sunday February 2nd, 2020

Austin Pets Alive! and the Birth of a No Kill Vision

American Pets Alive! is the national education and outreach division of Austin Pets Alive!. This blog is the story of how both came to be.

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Peony Vol
Friday January 24th, 2020

The Easy Guide for Adoption and Foster Best Practices

If you want to save more lives in your shelter or rescue, you don’t have to ‘re-invent the wheel.’ Here are the best practices being followed by the most successful lifesaving shelters.

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Mara Hartsell
Thursday January 16th, 2020

Kick Ass Director Q&A: Mara Hartsell, Rosenberg Animal Control and Shelter

Dr. Ellen Jefferson sat down with Maddie's Lifesaving Academy student and Director of Rosenberg Animal Control and Shelter, Mara Hartsell to talk about how she's transforming her shelter to save more lives.

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10 Shelters That Kicked Ass in 2019
Monday January 6th, 2020

10 Shelters That Kicked Ass in 2019

These ten shelters kicked ass in 2019. Will you make the 2020 list?

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The Best Shelter Employees Display These Six Traits
Wednesday January 1st, 2020

The Best Shelter Employees Display These Six Traits

Spot your best shelter employees by looking for these six traits.

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Tips to Recruit More Foster Homes 1
Tuesday December 31st, 2019

8 Tips to Recruit More Foster Homes

You can recruit more foster homes by applying these tips today.

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What is the American Pets Alive Research Committee 2
Monday December 23rd, 2019

What is the American Pets Alive! Research Committee?

Have you heard of the American Pets Alive! Research Committee? Whether you have or haven't, you're probably wondering what it is.

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Santa with shelter dog
Tuesday December 17th, 2019

Top 5 Ways to Engage Your Community During The Holidays

'Tis the season to engage your community! Here are a few ways to do that.

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