Toby (formerly known as Houston)

Toby and his six litter mates were transferred to The APA on 2/11/17 from a small, rural area in southeast Missouri, just a few miles from the Arkansas border.  They received a medical exam upon arrival and were dewormed and vaccinated.  Since they were too young and small for surgery, they were sent to a…

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Love at First Hug

As a part of our Transfer Program, Boomer arrived at the APA Adoption Center along with nine other dogs from The Animal Shelter of Texas County on January 26th, 2016. Boomer was a sweet and outgoing Labrador/Pit Bull mix and we knew he would quickly find a home. His lucky day came on January 31st,…

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Taking Matters into his own Paws

On April 3rd, 2016, Tink, a 7 month old kitten (now named Hobbes) was surrendered to the APA Adoption Center. His previous owner had become ill and could no longer care for him. Just a couple days later, on April 9th, the Snelling family came to the APA wanting to adopt a cat. Below is…

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Second Chance Sam

On June 29th, 2016, Sam was found abandoned in a foreclosed home in North County, MO. He was brought to the APA Adoption Center, in rough shape, in hopes that we could nurse him back to health and find him a loving home. Sam had clearly not been groomed in a long time, had cataracts…

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Happily Ever After: Molly and the True Family

Once upon a time, Lynn True was lonely without a cat. In June 2016, her cat of 18½ years passed away. “I knew I was going to have to adopt another cat,” True says. “I’ve had both dogs and cats, but cats are my favorite.”  Since she was planning a trip to Alabama to visit friends…

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