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Thanksgiving Food Tips for Pets

By APA Adoption Center | November 18, 2021

Thanksgiving will be here before you know it! Here is a handy list of Thanksgiving foods not to feed your pets, as well as some foods that they can enjoy…

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Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

By APA Adoption Center | October 22, 2021

Halloween should be a fun, exciting and safe event for all, including our furry friends. Please keep the following safety tips in mind for your pets as you celebrate: Repeated…

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Clear the Shelters Starts August 23rd!

By APA Adoption Center | August 16, 2021

We’re excited to announce that we are once again participating in Clear the Shelters! From August 23rd to September 19th, Tito’s Handmade Vodka will be covering half of the adoption fee for…

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Will you help our puppies and kittens get started on the right paw?

By Sarah Javier | August 10, 2021

Dear Friends, Spring and summer are by far the busiest seasons at the APA. It is when puppies and kittens are plentiful! If you visit us, you will see (and hear) them everywhere. These tiny beings are purrfectly adorable, but the reality is that…

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Flora’s Story

By APA Adoption Center | April 19, 2021

Lost, cold, and confused, Flora was found running as a stray in Spanish Lake in December. Thankfully, a kind networking partner reached out to us here at the APA Adoption Center and asked if we could help. Of course we said yes, and Flora was on her way! Upon arrival it appeared that Flora had lived quite a life before coming to the APA, she was most definitely a mama dog in the past and had several health issues we needed to resolve.

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Rocky the Cat

By APA Adoption Center | April 19, 2021

Rocky was brought to the APA Adoption Center in November by a local transfer partner – just in time for Thanksgiving. Rocky was certainly thankful to be somewhere safe! Upon his arrival our animal care team observed that he was suffering with some eye issues, most likely the result of past trauma.

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Portion Control for Pets

By Savannah Rigley | February 3, 2021

While we at the APA don’t believe in #dietculture, we do know that your pet’s food intake is an important part of keeping them healthy. I know this from personal…

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Kids Can Help Animals, Too!

By APA Adoption Center | January 26, 2021

Animals and children have a special connection.  They teach each other about trust, communication, safety, and caring for others.   Children are naturally drawn to animals and animals often form quick…

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2020 Bright Spots

By APA Adoption Center | January 4, 2021

Dear Friends, While 2020 was a year with challenges, it was a great year for the pets at the APA. In addition to finding over 3,500 pets safe, loving homes,…

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Thanks to our Partners

By APA Adoption Center | January 1, 2021

Thank you to our Partners Our partners make a difference — their support makes it possible to do the important work of helping pets in need. We are grateful for…

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