Q. What is Texas Pets Alive!?
A. We are are a 501(c)(4) organization, and therefore can act as a political voice for Austin Pets Alive! and other No Kill animal welfare organizations across Texas. We are able to engage in unlimited lobbying as it relates to ensuring the laws of the state allow us to end the killing of homeless pets. Please note, because we are a lobbying organization, contributions to Texas Pets Alive! are not tax deductible.
Q. What does Texas Pets Alive! do?
A. Our primary focus is to lobby at the Texas Legislature to ensure the laws of the state of Texas continue to allow the no kill efforts of Austin Pets Alive! and other No Kill nonprofit animal welfare organizations to continue so Texas can become the first No Kill state in the country.
Q. Does Texas Pets Alive have PAC?
A. Yes. The Texas Pets Alive! Political Action Committee (PAC) makes direct political contributions to candidates who support keeping the laws of the state of Texas in place to allow the No Kill efforts of Austin Pets Alive! and other No Kill animal welfare organization to continue so Texas can become the first No Kill state in the US. Please note, donations to the Texas Pets Alive! PAC are not tax deductible.
Q. Can TPA! Help at the local level in Texas?
A. Yes, we help local communities at citizen request to remove political impediments to saving animal lives.