AmPA 2014 Presenter Series: Bernie Lofaso

A picture is worth a thousand meows.  The right photo, that is. The difference between a blurry cage pic and an artfully crafted image could mean life and death for shelter pets, and capturing that great image is within reach! At the 2014 American Pets Alive! No-Kill Conference this weekend, Bernie Lofaso will teach you […]

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AmPA 2014 Presenter Series: Jasmine Erdener & Catherine Petersen

Jasmine Erdener graduated from the University of Texas in 2008 and spent two years in France teaching English and completing a Master’s degree in Lyon.  She began working at a law firm upon her return to Austin in 2011, and began fostering cats with Austin Pets Alive’s cat fostering program at the beginning of 2013. […]

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AmPA 2014 Presenter Series: Katy Bryant & Lindy Hardin

Katy Bryant joined the San Antonio Pets Alive! Marketing and Fundraising Teams shortly after SAPA! was established in San Antonio. As the owner of Laser Printers and Mailing Services, Katy has brought her direct mail fundraising skills and experience to the organization. The fundraising team has since built a considerable database and direct mail marketing […]

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AmPA 2014 Presenter Series: Rufftail Runners

It was a match made in doggy heaven when Rob Hill, an attorney by day and runner by morning/evening/weekends, met Lindsay Marsh, a non-profit leader with a heart for dogs and cardio, through their mutual training group: Team Spiridon.  With their passions combined, they co-created a meetup group in Austin, Texas for people interested in […]

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AmPA 2014 Presenter Series: Love-A-Bull

There’s a beautiful thing happening here in Austin!  Love-A-Bull, a local organization committed to promoting responsible guardianship and improving the lives of pit bull type dogs through education, advocacy and rescue, is on a mission to change peoples’ minds about pit bulls and teach others to advocate for any dog who needs it. Rewind to […]

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AmPA 2014 Presenter Series: Kathy Davis

San Antonio is making major strides in the effort to become a No-Kill city.  Sitting at a 5% save rate in 2004,  the city decided to put their tragic past behind them, enroll the community in their new mission, and be determined to change.  In 2011 they achieved a 30% save rate followed by 80% […]

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AmPA 2014 Presenter Series: Holly Livermore

Holly Livermore had six years in rescue work and four operating adoption programs prior to coming to Austin Pets Alive! Those experiences have given Holly an eye for adoptability, a feel for the right mix of dogs to send out to each day’s adoption sites, and a working knowledge of basic shelter medicine and disease […]

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Join Us in Celebrating 3 Years of a No-Kill Austin!

While you are in town for the 2014 American Pets Alive No-Kill Conference, join us for our annual No-Kill Anniversary Party! They say it takes a village, and in Austin’s case, that has meant the partnership of many organizations that work hard together to save the lives that might otherwise be left behind. Visit www.nokill.eventbrite.com […]

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We Are Officially ACO-CE Accredited!

American Pets Alive! is thrilled to announce that we were approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services for 22 hours of continued learning credits for Texas Animal Control Officers. Thank you to all the Animal Control Officers who regularly attend the yearly American Pets Alive Conference and make saving animals in their communities […]

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