Founder of Houston Pets Alive!
Andrea Birkelbach worked in corporate advertising for 10 years before launching Houston Pets Alive! Houston Pets Alive is the no kill leader in Houston, implementing proven successful programs which reduce shelter intake and increase live release. In the first two years of operation, Houston Pets Alive saved over 1,000 animals from Harris County Animal Control. HPA! recently launched a Community Cat Program, saving 78 cats in the first four weeks of launching. While she is not busy running Houston Pets Alive or spending time with her husband and daughter, you can catch Andrea at her vet clinic, ReadyPetHouston.com.