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Lost, cold, and confused, Flora was found running as a stray in Spanish Lake in December. Thankfully, a kind networking partner reached out to us here at the APA Adoption Center and asked if we could help. Of course we said yes, and Flora was on her way! Upon arrival it appeared that Flora had lived quite a life before coming to the APA, she was most definitely a mama dog in the past and had several health issues we needed to resolve.

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Rocky was brought to the APA Adoption Center in November by a local transfer partner – just in time for Thanksgiving. Rocky was certainly thankful to be somewhere safe! Upon his arrival our animal care team observed that he was suffering with some eye issues, most likely the result of past trauma.

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Position: Part-time Description: Join our adoptions team and help bring people and pets together! This position facilitates adoptions as well as the intake of new animals. Applicants should have friendly and professional customer service skills as well as animal handling experience. Adoption counselors share information with new pet owners, answer phones, take pet adoption photos,…

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Position: Part-time Description: The Grants Specialist is a member of the APA’s development team and is the liaison between the APA and foundation partners. The Grants Specialist is responsible for researching, preparing, submitting, and managing compelling grant proposals/reports that support organizational goals and meet the funding guidelines and criteria established by potential funders. This person…

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Animals and children have a special connection.  They teach each other about trust, communication, safety, and caring for others.   Children are naturally drawn to animals and animals often form quick bonds with children.  We have seen it happen many times when a family comes in to adopt that a child and pet bond almost instantly. …

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