Action Programs for Animals (APA) is an organization meant for improvement of the life of companion animals and decrease the unwanted animals impounded under the municipal shelter. APA is located in Las Cruces, NM and serves whole Dona Ana County region.
The associates of this organization work in a dedicated way for progressive animal welfare services. They have a vision of creating efforts for transformation of community of animals for improving the work quality for companion animals. It also works in reduction in number of homeless animals, which are abandoned and killed by municipalities.
There are many services provided for pet food bank program. There is veterinary care provided to the clients for neutering and spaying to control population of animals. APA recognizes the needy dogs and provides extra support for giving them a new hope and life. Post-adoption training is required for companies willing to give a new home to these homes for getting rid of neglect or abusive problems.
Objectives of APA are:
- Assistance of pets and guidance to their guardians when they need it
- Rescuing the animals and initiating adoption processes for giving shelter to homeless animals
- Developing a long-term strategy for sustainability and growth of organization
- Partnership and association with other pet organizations for carrying out No Kill Programs
- Educate people for No Animal Killing campaigns
- Meeting community needs with the help of donations
- Peace of mind programs for taking care of the animals whose guardians are no more
APA initiated DAPA campaign in 2012 with the purpose of pulling many dogs and cats under risk to foster homes and finding people who can adopt them and take care of these creatures. There are approximately 1700 animals rescued since May 2012, which is an achievement itself for No Kill Project.