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Rescued Pets Find Hope: APA Welcomes Animals from  Alleged Neglect Case to APA Brentwood

By APA Adoption Center | February 12, 2024

The APA is joining forces with the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) to provide urgent assistance to animals rescued from a distressing case of alleged neglect in Topeka,…

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Celebrating Black History Month: Pioneers in Animal Welfare, Diversity, and the Path Forward

By APA Adoption Center | February 7, 2024

February is not just a month to remember historical figures; it’s an opportunity to reflect on the trailblazers who shaped our present, especially in the field of animal welfare. Diversity…

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APA Receives $50,000 Grant From PetSmart Charities to Connect Spanish-Speaking Adopters With Shelter Pets in St. Louis

By APA Adoption Center | February 6, 2024

Inaugural bilingual adoption event hosted Sat. Feb. 3 at Brentwood PetSmart; Next event scheduled for Sat. March 2 The Animal Protective Association (APA) of Missouri has received a $50,000 grant…

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APA partners with BISSELL Pet Foundation to take in multiple dogs surrendered from commercial breeders  

By APA Adoption Center | January 25, 2024

BISSELL Pet Foundation, with the support of the Animal Protective Association (APA) of Missouri, is providing lifesaving assistance to more than 200 dogs and puppies surrendered by commercial breeders. All…

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APA Leads the way in Canine Parvovirus Treatment with Groundbreaking CPMA Implementation  

By APA Adoption Center | January 16, 2024

The Animal Protective Association of Missouri (APA), an innovative leader in animal welfare, proudly announces the successful implementation of Canine Parvovirus Monoclonal Antibody (CPMA) treatment shortly after receiving conditional approval…

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Dangerous Cold: APA of Missouri Urges Residents to Keep Pets Indoors

By APA Adoption Center | January 11, 2024

The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning 2. There is potential for wind gusts up to 45 mph Friday night and single digit temperatures into Wednesday, January 17. Just like humans, pets can develop hypothermia.

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2023 Was A Record-Breaking Year

By APA Adoption Center | January 5, 2024

As we enter the new year, the APA team is filled with both pride and gratitude as we reflect on the remarkable achievements that have shaped our organization’s journey over…

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How to Navigate the Latest Mysterious Canine Respiratory Illness with APA’s Veterinary Insights

By APA Adoption Center | December 11, 2023

Veterinarians nationwide have reported an uptick in cases of a mysterious respiratory illness affecting dogs. At the APA, we have no confirmed cases at either of our locations. We recommend…

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Walk Your Age: Celebrate and Feel Great!

By APA Adoption Center | December 5, 2023

Kim, the COO of APA, shares her personal story with you on walking 40 dogs for her 40th! Animal shelters across the nation are in crisis. So many are full…

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PAWsome Progress: Celebrating One Year of Success at APA Olivette with Heartwarming Alumni Stories

By APA Adoption Center | December 5, 2023

Join us as we continue the celebration of our one-year anniversary at APA Olivette! Over the past year, APA Olivette has witnessed a remarkable 2,093 adoptions. In the spirit of…

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