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A Message From the CEO Regarding the Fullness of the Shelter

Dog kennels

Dear friends, Over the past 30 days, we have experienced a 115% increase in the number of stray animals that have come through our doors. In addition, we receive 75+ daily requests to take in pets. These requests come from people needing to rehome their pets, as well as other shelters who are experiencing challenges…

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Help bring hope to pets this holiday season

“You’ve got heart.” We say it all the time around here at the Animal Protective Association of Missouri (APA). Sometimes it’s whispered as a promise to newly born puppies and kittens, too small and new to open their eyes (or ears). Sometimes it’s said as reassurance to scared or anxious pets, many who have traveled…

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Will you help our puppies and kittens get started on the right paw?

Dear Friends, Spring and summer are by far the busiest seasons at the APA. It is when puppies and kittens are plentiful! If you visit us, you will see (and hear) them everywhere. These tiny beings are purrfectly adorable, but the reality is that it can be overwhelming. In the United States, puppies and kittens are born at a rate of 10 to 1 over human babies. While puppies and kittens are born all…

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Animal Care Technician

APA Veterinary Clinic

Position: Part-time Description: Provide animals at the APA Adoption Center with high quality care to include cleaning, feeding, medical care, bathing, walking, and enrichment. Qualified candidates for this position must be available on weekends and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Compassion towards animals and excellent customer service skills are required. Previous animal handling…

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Bring Hope To Pets This Holiday Season

This year just didn’t go as planned here at the APA. We were hoping to do more and better in 2020 (as we always strive to do), and much of the same: finding loving homes for deserving pets, providing affordable veterinary care in our clinic, and engaging learners in meaningful and fun educational programs.   What we ended up doing was SO…

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