APA's 6th Annual Fast and the Furriest 

Dust off those sneakers and start stretching – the 6th Annual Fast and the Furriest 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk is coming,
Sunday, April 27th!
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PAWdon Our Dust!

For the next few months, the APA is renovating the front end of its building.
Click here for more information.

Give STL Day

The APA is participating in the first-ever Give STL Day on May 6! Help us make it a huge success!

     Success Stories


For this small kitten, turning 1 year old was cause for big celebration! Read more about Wally.

Adoptable Pet Spotlight

Patches is an energetic, happy dog. He loves to play with humans and other dogs. Come meet this handsome boy today.

To see more adoptable pets,

Sponsorship Opportunities


Trivia PAWsuit



Website photography courtesy of blueShadow Photography.



Adopt A Friend For Life

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Find Us Around Town!

Donate a Bed
Our dogs love to sleep on Kuranda Dog beds, but we don't have enough for everyone. If you would like to donate a bed at a special wholesale price for a another dog to sleep in comfort, please donate a Kuranda dog bed.

 Purina ONE® Shelter Pet Program