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Austin Pets Alive! | Human of the Month

Jun 29, 2021

Drum Roll Please! Da-dum-da-dum-da-dum-da-dum-dum.

It’s time to kick off Austin Pets Alive’s Human of the Month sponsored by RightWorks’ social impression program, KindWorks. Our relationship with this beneficiant firm started after they made a donation throughout Winter Storm Uri. After we reached out to thank their staff, we had been thrilled that they needed to start an ongoing relationship. KindWorks was born quickly after the dialog and is permitting us the chance to spotlight our wonderful people and the work they put in at APA!. It’s our pleasure to launch this characteristic by introducing you to Patty Alexander, our PASS Program Supervisor, and On-line Adoption Supervisor.

There’s so much that goes on behind the scenes at APA! — progressive considering, a spectrum of feelings, and naturally, the lengthy hours that go into offering lifesaving care and a spotlight to each animal that walks by way of our doorways (or lands in our inboxes or social media channels in Patty’s case!).

Patty has been with APA! for almost eleven years and has been a unprecedented asset to our staff. Because the PASS Program Supervisor and On-line Adoptions Supervisor, Patty is answerable for supporting people who’re fighting holding their pet of their residence, and both serving to to find out an answer or serving to to discover a new loving residence all whereas supporting the combination of feelings that may floor throughout these delicate instances. These roles require lots of time and a spotlight to element, in addition to challenges alongside the best way, however APA! all the time cuts a brand new path. That is Patty’s favourite a part of being a member of the APA! household as a result of as she places it so nicely, “we’re artistic, outdoors the field, problem-solving, progressive staff.” Being part of serving to folks discover options is likely one of the finest elements of Patty’s workday.

Considered one of Patty’s prized recollections at APA! was when an excellent samaritan reached out asking for assist when he discovered a canine at his development web site, who had been shot. She helped elevate $5,000 by way of crowdsourcing to be able to assist save the canine. The development employee drove the canine to seek out assist and sadly misplaced his job due to his motion. Not solely did Patty fundraise to supply this candy pup a lifeline, however she additionally helped this hardworking, heroic man discover a new job. Patty encompasses our APA! motto — serving to folks assist pets.

Chances are you’ll be considering, “Wow! Patty have to be within the workplace 24/7!” Properly, type of… After turning into obsessive about blogs by individuals who offered the whole lot to journey the world, Patty adopted swimsuit in 2014. She offered her belongings, loaded up her four-legged associates, and set off to work remotely from totally different places. Speak about an journey!

We’re so thrilled to decide on Patty for our RightWorks’ KindWorks Human of APA! sponsorship. Our staff and all our pricey animals at APA! thanks to your laborious work and fixed help!

Be sure you comply with alongside all through the remainder of the yr to study extra about a few of the wonderful folks supporting the animals of APA!.

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