Our story hasn't necessarily been for the faint of heart. Austin Pets Alive! began when vulnerable, homeless pets truly needed us the most. When we were first imagined, Austin had a kill-rate of 87% - today, we have a save-rate of 97%. Through hardships, we have found inspiration; and through this inspiration, we have saved lives. Learn more about our journey to becoming - and maintaining our status as - the largest No Kill city in the country below.