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Press Release: National Nonprofit Petco Love Invests in APA Adoption Center to Save and Improve the Lives of Pets in St. Louis

$25,000 grant will be celebrated at local Petco event on June 21, 2022 SAINT LOUIS, MO (June 16, 2022) – The Animal Protective Association (APA) of Missouri is set to receive a $25,000 grant investment from national nonprofit Petco Love during a special celebration at the Brentwood Petco located at 8404 Eager Road on Tuesday,…

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A Message From the CEO Regarding the Fullness of the Shelter

Dog kennels

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 Awarded $25,000 Grant from RedRover to House Pets of Domestic Violence Survivors

Saint Louis, MO – The Animal Protective Association (APA) of Missouri announced today a $25,000 grant award from RedRover’s Safe Housing Program, which will help expand its domestic violence survivor pet support program, SafeCare, at its Adoption Center on Hanley Road. The grant will cover construction costs of two dog kennels, expanding onsite capacity to…

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APA Event Updates

APA Adoption Center Storefront

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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