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Austin Pets Alive! gives animals a second chance by removing healthy, happy creatures from the city shelter's euthanization list. Because of the nonprofit organization's relentless efforts, Austin is the largest "No Kill" city in the country. To help place these animals who deserve to live in a loving home, CultureMap will showcase an Austin Pets Alive! animal that is up for adoption each week. You may just find your new best friend.

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Help APA! find a new home for the plump and playful Peanut

By Ryan Lakich - March 26th, 2014

Austin Pets Alive! works hard to find pets forever homes, but sometimes circumstances have animals returning to APA! after they are first adopted. Such is the case with Peanut, a plump, plus-sized kitty who came back to APA! after her elderly owner ...

Austin Pets Alive Jasper

APA!'s Jasper is one pup we can't believe hasn't found his perfect home

By Katie Friel - March 21st, 2014

There are certain dogs you just can't believe haven't found a loving home yet. Jasper is one of those dogs. With his curiously furrowed brow, floppy ears and penchant for playing, this 4-year-old pup is about to celebrate his one-year ...