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Austin Pets Alive! Animal shelter in Austin, TX

Austin Pets Alive! (APA!) is a nonprofit animal shelter and rescue organization pioneering comprehensive, innovative programs designed to save the most at-risk homeless companion animals and educate others to do the same through its American Pets Alive! nationwide education and outreach division.

A leader in No Kill sheltering in America’s largest No Kill city, APA! helps more than 10,000 dogs and cats annually in Central Texas and beyond get a chance at the life they deserve.

To learn more about APA!, visit austinpetsalive.org.

Contact
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1156 West Cesar Chavez
Austin, TX 78703
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Meet their adoptable pets

1156 West Cesar Chavez

Austin, TX 78703

See every new pet that comes to this shelter!

Create an alert, and we'll notify you every time a new pet comes in who meets your criteria.

Adoptable pets at Austin Pets Alive!

We'll also keep you updated on Sparkles's adoption status with email updates.
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Sparkles

Dachshund/Mixed Breed (Small)

Female, 2 yrs 1 mo
Austin, TX
We'll also keep you updated on Big Tex's adoption status with email updates.
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Big Tex

Anatolian Shepherd/Mixed Breed (Medium)

Male, 4 yrs 1 mo
Austin, TX
We'll also keep you updated on Usagi 3's adoption status with email updates.
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Usagi 3

Manx

Female, 1 yr 5 mos
Austin, TX
We'll also keep you updated on Hudson's adoption status with email updates.
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Hudson

Australian Cattle Dog/Mixed Breed (Medium)

Male, 7 yrs 5 mos
Austin, TX
We'll also keep you updated on Rousseau's adoption status with email updates.
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Rousseau

Bluetick Coonhound/Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, 8 yrs 5 mos
Austin, TX
We'll also keep you updated on Bethany's adoption status with email updates.
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Bethany

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 10 yrs 11 mos
Austin, TX
We'll also keep you updated on Boggles's adoption status with email updates.
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Boggles

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 7 yrs 1 mo
Austin, TX
We'll also keep you updated on Bert's adoption status with email updates.
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Bert

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 2 yrs 2 mos
Austin, TX

Shelter FAQs

Central Texas

Additional adoption info

Step one:
Browse our available animals online. Our website has more details on every animal, including any known history with dogs, cats, and kids, as well as individual adoption fees. Visit https://www.austinpetsalive.org/adopt

Step two:
Using the provided contact form here or on the APA! website, you can send an inquiry on the animal(s) you are interested in.

Step three:
Our adoption team will connect you to the foster home or someone at the shelter location where the animal is currently living to learn more about the animal and potentially set up a visit!

Step four:
After meeting the animal you would like to adopt, instructions for completing the adoption paperwork, scheduling an appointment, and picking up your new family member will be shared with you!

Pets at shelters & rescues near Austin Pets Alive!

Rescue Friends Ranch

Austin, TX 78745

Humane Society of the New Braunfels Area

3353 Morningside Drive,
New Braunfels, TX 78132

Highland Lakes Canine Rescue

P.O. Box 1275,
Marble Falls, TX 78654

We'll also keep you updated on *GELATO's adoption status with email updates.
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*GELATO

American Pit Bull Terrier/Great Pyrenees

Male, 2 yrs 3 mos
Austin, TX
We'll also keep you updated on CHILI's adoption status with email updates.
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CHILI

Domestic Mediumhair

Male, 1 yr
New Braunfels, TX
We'll also keep you updated on Dulce's adoption status with email updates.
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Dulce

Shepherd (Unknown Type)/Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, 2 yrs 5 mos
Wimberley, TX
We'll also keep you updated on SARABI's adoption status with email updates.
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SARABI

Shepherd (Unknown Type)

Female, 3 yrs
Marble Falls, TX
We'll also keep you updated on Stuart's adoption status with email updates.
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Stuart

New Zealand

Male, 1 yr 6 mos
Pflugerville, TX
We'll also keep you updated on *WALTER's adoption status with email updates.
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*WALTER

American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, 2 yrs 1 mo
Austin, TX

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