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2022 Was an Extraordinary Year at the APA

By Sarah Javier | January 5, 2023

In 2022, we celebrated 100 years of bringing people and pets together, made it possible for 5,322 pets to find wonderful homes, and opened a second location in Olivette. Our…

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Help Us Continue to Double Our Difference

By Sarah Javier | December 27, 2022

Every pet deserves a safe and loving home. This is our guiding belief, here at the Animal Protective Association of Missouri (APA). That’s why we never turn a pet in…

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APA of Missouri Urges Residents to Bring Pets Inside Due to Dangerously Cold Weather

By APA Adoption Center | December 20, 2022

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Watch and Winter Storm Watch starting Thursday, December 22. There is potential for wind gusts up to 50 mph. Just like humans, pets can develop hypothermia.

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APA Olivette Now Open to the Public 

By APA Adoption Center | December 6, 2022

As of December 5, the Animal Protective Association of Missouri (APA) has officially begun operations at the St. Louis County Pet Adoption Center facility located at 10521 Baur Blvd. in…

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Seeking Fosters for Pets at the APA’s Olivette Location

By APA Adoption Center | December 2, 2022

On Monday, December 5, the APA team will begin operations at the St. Louis County Pet Adoption Center at what will now be known as APA Olivette. The APA was…

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Give the Gift of Care, Play and Comfort

By APA Adoption Center | November 28, 2022

Each year the APA Adoption Center helps nearly 5,000 pets find loving homes. We know these animals deserve the chance to find families of their own, so from the minute…

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How the APA Pet Partners Program Addresses Pet Food Insecurity

By APA Adoption Center | November 22, 2022

The APA brings pets and people together, and we also have programs that help keep pets and people together. Since 2018, our Pet Partners Program has provided pet guardians in…

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Six Winter Weather Tips to Keep Your Pets Safe

By KT Stuckenschneider | November 14, 2022

The Farmers Almanac is predicting winter will come earlier than last year. There is also a good chance we will receive a lot of snow this winter. Take a look at these handy tips from the American Veterinary Medical Foundation experts to help protect your pets during the colder months.

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The Mental Health Benefits of Pets

By KT Stuckenschneider | October 25, 2022

As a result of the tragic shooting at Central Visual Performing Arts /Collegiate High School this week, we would like to provide resources to help the St. Louis community during…

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APA Adoption Center to Operate Pet Adoption Services for St. Louis County 

By Sarah Javier | October 12, 2022
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Beginning Dec. 5, 2022, the Animal Protective Adoption Center (APA) will manage the St. Louis County Pet Adoption Center facility at 10521 Baur Blvd. in Olivette. The APA was selected…

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