$20 Spay/Neuter Vouchers for Durham Cats & Dogs

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Save Lives! Spay/Neuter your cats and dogs! APS will offer SPAY/NEUTER VOUCHERS for a donation of ONLY $20. Redeemable at a one of our reserved SNAP NC clinics and participating veterinary hospital. Offer available while resources last. APS staff will make the appointment for you. Click here to see information on our next SNAP NC … Continued

Hamilton: An American Musical

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Enter to Win 2 Tickets to Hamilton Thanks to the generosity of a DPAC season ticket holder and loyal donor, APS has 2 highly coveted tickets to Hamilton on December 2nd at 7 PM. We are offering only 200 raffle tickets! Each raffle ticket is $100. We expect these ticket to sell out quickly, so … Continued

Adopt A Shelter Dog Month

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In honor of October being National Adopt A Shelter Dog Month, all dog adoption fees are reduced to $75, and cat adoption fees are $50! Triangle-based Two Men and a Truck locations are assisting APS with the adoption fee reduction, and also collecting monetary and shelter donations during the entire month of October during their … Continued

Tuna (adopted November 2017)

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They say when you meet the right person (or, in this case, the right canine) life happens as it’s supposed to, then the rest is history. That’s exactly how it happened in this adoption story for a sweet beagle mix known as Blake…at least until Charlie, Blake’s future human, came along. Shortly thereafter, Blake became … Continued

Clear the Shelters

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Help us CLEAR the SHELTER this Saturday, August 18th! From 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., APS will waive adoption fees for all animals – cats, dogs & small animals! WRAL-TV and MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM, in partnership with the Humane Society of the U.S., have teamed up with APS and 11 other local animal shelters to host Clear the … Continued

Winston (adopted July 2018)

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When Winston came to APS, he was a little beat up and soon there after, he was diagnosed as FIV positive. Even with this, he carried his chipper and happy spirit. We quickly learned that he LOVES scratches under his chin and on the top of his head. Winston began to heal. With the love … Continued

Pints Thank You

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Were you at Pints for Paws, APS of Durham’s first ever Craft Beverage Festival? If your answer is yes – THANK YOU! You made our day. It was a beautiful day in Durham and we all had such a great time.  Thank you to our Pints for Paws Sponsors! Thank You to our Durham Beverage … Continued

Voyager Academy First Graders Visit APS

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Around 100 first graders from Voyager Academy visited APS in January, and we loved having them here! As their community project, their goal was to find out, “How can we help support our local animal shelter?” They also wanted to learn the difference between fostering an animal and adopting an animal, and their culminating project … Continued

Placement Partners Share Our Vision

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Written by Annika Hugosson, APS Volunteer, Rescue & Foster Manager Not every dog or cat is ready for her forever home upon entering our shelter. With thousands of animals coming through our doors each year, we may encounter unique behavioral quirks and perplexing medical diagnoses that are difficult to remedy in a shelter environment. And … Continued