Happy Birthday to the APA

The APA is 98 years old, and we’re celebrating all year. Check back regularly for the latest events and activities.

Updated 11.10.20

98th Birthday Cocktail Hour

October 23, 2020, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

The APA Adoption Center invites you to join in the celebration of the APA’s 98 years of bringing people and pets together with a virtual birthday-themed digital cocktail hour! With each ticket purchased you will receive a complimentary goodie bag with cocktails and recipes, treats for humans and pets and lots of other pet-themed items! We will top it off with a fun asynchronous night of cocktails, cake, and festivities to celebrate our 98th!

Thanks To Our Sponsors: Purina, Tito’s Vodka, Ameren, Carol House Furniture, Parkcrest Plastic Surgery, Treats Unleashed, The Watering Bowl, Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice, Bank of America, Conner Ash, and L. Keeley Construction.

Birthday Best Costume Contest

October 12 – 30, 2020

Need a reason to dress up your pet? Show off your pets’ best and most elaborate costume and help us celebrate the APA’s birthday by participating in our Birthday Best Costume Contest! Participants will share their pets “birthday best” and ask friends and family to donate-to-vote: $1 = 1 vote, and there is no limit on voting. Proceeds will help the thousands of pets the APA Adoption Center cares for every year! Best costume will win a prize!

$98 for 98 Years

November 1 – 30, 2020

In celebration of our birthday, we are asking each of our friends to help us fundraise $1 for every year we have been bringing people and pets together for a total of $98. It’s easy and makes a big difference!

To create your APA Celebration of Giving fundraising page, click here. Share your fundraising page on your social media accounts and text or email your fundraising link to friends and family asking them to donate. Feel warm and fuzzing knowing you’ve helped lots of APA pets!

This month-long giving celebration will run from November 1st to November 30th.

Top 5 funders will receive an elaborate goodie bag.

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