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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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Spring Break Camp 2022

Spring Camp 2022 Registration is now open! The APA is hosting a fun and interactive camp for students grades K-5 from March 21st-25th.  Our K-2nd grade session is held from 10:00-12:00.  Our 3rd-5th grade session is held from 1:00-3:00.  The fee is $100 per child. Our camp is driven by compassion and the desire to…

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Kids Can Help Animals, Too!

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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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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