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A Message From the CEO Regarding the Fullness of the Shelter

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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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Press Release: APA Adoption Center invites animal and brunch-lovers to a talk with renowned animal expert.

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St. Louis, MO — The APA Adoption Center welcomes Dr. Kevin Morris, the American Humane Endowed Chair and associate professor within the Institute for Human-Animal Connection at Denver University, for a talk on May 4th, 8:30am–10:30am, in Busch Student Center at St. Louis University. As part of the APA’s ongoing 100th birthday celebration, the Adoption…

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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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Download our fun APA Zoom backgrounds!

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Want to add a little furry fun to you next Zoom meeting and help bring people and pets together at the same time? You can by downloading one of our fun APA Zoom backgrounds! Whenever you use one of our custom backgrounds during a meeting, you’ll be spreading awareness about our mission and helping pets…

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Socially Conscious Animal Sheltering at the APA

Based on respectful and compassionate care of animals, the APA is committed to a socially conscious framework, which allows us to more fully understand and define our role in creating the best, most appropriate outcomes for all pets in our community, not just those who enter our doors. It is finding a place for every…

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