To promote and provide the resources, education and programs needed to eliminate the killing of companion animals in Austin.
Programs: APA! pulls dogs and cats from the 24-hour euthanasia list of the municipal animal shelter of Austin, Texas. It sends them into the care of foster volunteers, and adopts them out to permanent homes from the several daily adoption sites it runs. The largest expense of this program is routine medical care (including spay/neuter surgery, microchipping, vaccinations and a veterinarian's exam for every dog or cat) and medical treatment for sick and injured animals.