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What is Open-Admission vs. Limited-Admission or “No-Kill”?

The unwanted pet overpopulation problem in our country is tragic. Organizations across the country are working toward a common goal: to reduce the number of unwanted pets through education, adoption and spay/neuter programs. Each year in this country millions of animals are euthanized because owners allow their pets to reproduce. They then find themselves with…

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APA to Assist Pets and Families Facing Eviction or Foreclosure

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PRESS RELEASE – JULY 24, 2020 As millions of households face eviction or foreclosure, the APA is keeping pets and people together through fostering and resource support. A nationwide eviction crisis is anticipated as enhanced unemployment benefits and eviction moratoriums draw to a close in the coming week, with several million households possibly being displaced.…

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Returning the Favor: Supporting Our Pets as We Go Back to Work

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For many households with pets, the stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 outbreak meant one thing for the animals: more time and attention from humans.  Maybe it meant more cuddle time on the couch, or regular sessions of fetch in the backyard. For some families, frequent dog walks around the neighborhood became a necessary respite.  Some…

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