APA! is not a typical shelter setting. Our innovative programs save more than 6,000 animals from euthanasia annually, keeping Austin no-kill since 2011.
|Mission||To promote and provide the resources, education and programs needed to eliminate the killing of companion animals.|
Austin Pets Alive! (APA!) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping to Keep Austin No Kill. Since 2008, APA! has saved nearly 50,000 dogs and cats from being killed at Central Texas shelters.
AYC FAVE Finalist 2014
Finalist for "Innovation" category in Greater Austin Business Awards 2014
Executive Director, Ellen Jefferson voted Greenlights Nonprofit Executive of the Year 2013
Voted 'Best Nonprofit' in the Austin Chronicle's Best of Austin 2011, 2013 and 2014 list,
Winner of nationwide 2011 ASPCA $100K Challenge with over 1,700 lives saved in just three months