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Dear friends, After a lot of thoughtful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to cancel our 2020 APA Canine Carnival event as a result of the pandemic and rising COVID-19 numbers. While this event is among our favorites, our top priority is protecting the health and safety of the staff, volunteers, community and you,…

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2019 was a pet-tacular year for us! Not only did we surpass our 2018 adoption number (3,765), but for the first time in our organization’s history, we surpassed 4,000 adoptions last year! To read about all of the milestones we hit last year, and how we’re continuing to grow and expand the ways we help…

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We are pleased to announce that the Roblee Foundation has awarded a grant to the APA in support of our SafeCare program, a pet assistance program for victims of domestic violence. SafeCare, the first and only program of its kind in the St. Louis area, began in 1998 to assist those leaving abusive homes. This program provides…

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