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We have a no-kill mission to save the lives of homeless cats and dogs abandoned and/or placed in kill shelters, while also providing life-saving programs and services to keep pets and their people together. Through outreach, education and service, we provide cats and dogs with an opportunity to live their full lives. 

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Partners

Our partners are vital to our continued success in saving lives!

Our partners are truly amazing; they are an asset to our organization. Some donate food for the animals in our programs, while others provide space for our adoption events. A few sponsor and host fundraisers to support our continued growth, and some take photos of the events. Our partners support our goals and development toward saving more lives. We are fortunate to have the support of these groups and individuals. Their passion for serving the community and providing support for the animals is inspirational.


Abshier-Meuth Animal Hospital is a local, family-friendly veterinary group that is committed to providing the community with a reliable, professional and quality clinic to care for their household pets. "Each friendly face cares about your pet and will do their best to give it the treatment it deserves." In addition to providing essential care for the community's pets, Abshier-Meuth is also committed to saving the lives of homeless dogs and cats in our community. A partnership was established with Abshier-Meuth because of our shared love and passion for providing animals with the care and opportunity at life that they deserve. We truly admire the work that this team performs and greatly appreciate the level of care that they provide the animals in our program. 


In addition to a variety of fundraisers and events that A Life to Live holds throughout the year we have established partnerships to help fund rescuing and caring for the animals in our programs. AmazonSmile offers its shoppers an opportunity to give back through purchases. It's easy. Click on the link provided, start shopping, and AmazonSmile will donate a percentage to A Life to Live.


"Animal Medical Center of Baytown is a local, family-friendly veterinary hospital that is committed to providing the community with a reliable, professional and quality clinic to care for their household pets. We care about the community and offer the best care to our patients. A partnership was established between Animal Medical Center of Baytown and A Life to Live because of our shared love and passion towards providing animals with the care and opportunity at life that they deserve. We truly admire the work that this team performs and greatly appreciate the level of care that they provide the animals."
 


As a No More Homeless Pets Network Partner, we are committed to ending the killing of pets within our local municipal shelter, in line with Best Friends' mission and the goal of obtaining a no-kill nation by 2025. "The mission of Best Friends Animal Society is to bring about a time when there are No More Homeless Pets. We do this by helping end the killing in America's animal shelters through building community programs and partnerships all across the nation. We believe that by working together we can Save Them All. Through its No More Homeless Pets Network, Best Friends maintains lifesaving partnerships with more than 1,000 animal rescue organizations, spay/neuter groups and animal shelters throughout the country — all of them working to help homeless pets and create local no-kill communities." 


In 2003, Elite Dance Academy was founded in League City, Texas, offering a full schedule of dance classes for ages 3 to adult, from beginner to advanced levels. Under the direction of Lanette Cook, we are dedicated to providing quality instruction for all skill levels while maintaining a positive experience. Our highly qualified staff has pursued a higher education in dance, as well as successful professional performing careers. We strive to find a class for everyone interested in learning and offer classes from Ballet, Pointe, Tap and Jazz, to Contemporary and Hip-Hop. Educating young minds in dance is a top priority at Elite Dance Academy and we find it important to take talent to the next level.

“Saving the lives of all animals is something I committed to many years ago. I’ve always been a huge animal lover and, as a committed vegan, I believe in showing care and compassion for all types of creatures. They each deserve the right to a good life. I look forward to working with A Life to Live to help animals find the loving homes they deserve.” – Lanette Cook, owner


Found Animals Microchip Registry is a free nonprofit service dedicated to reuniting lost pets with their families. At Found Animals we’re for pets, not for profit. A 501(c)(3) founded by Dr. Gary Michelson, Found Animals believes that getting home should be free. We are pet owners and animal professionals ourselves, so we understand the fear and anxiety of losing a beloved furry family member and the frustration at the inability to get a pet home due to lack of identification. That’s why we have created a microchip system that works for both pet owners and animal professionals and offers lifetime registration for microchipped pets. We don’t think cost should be an obstacle to protecting pets, so our high quality microchips and scanners are affordable and access to the Found Animals Registry will always be 100% free. To learn more about providing your loved pet with a Found Animals microchip, contact us today, or view our #ChipToSave page to learn about free microchipping opportunities in our community.


"Working for my family throughout my time in college, I refined my passion for photography and design in order to market our restaurants and family business to the community. These businesses gave me the opportunity to specialize in restaurant branding and the flexibility to create other client pieces. It has also given me the chance to donate my skills to area animal shelters in order to promote their philanthropies, such as A Life to Live. Since I cannot adopt all of the dogs, as I would like to, I use my creative skills to donate effective and professional marketing material. This is my way of contributing in hopes of allowing them to spend their budget towards something else that will aid in their success rate of adoptions. My two dogs, Nala Bean (top right) and Sadie Jean (bottom left) have made such a positive impact in my life, they are without doubt part of the family. Every animal deserves to be loved unconditionally and spoiled, of course. I am proud to donate my time and services to A Life to Live to give every animal a chance to find their forever home." - Kayla Caddell, owner of Kay Creative Co


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"Kendra Scott is a fashion-lifestyle brand of big dreams, colorful confidence and inspired design. Founded on family, fashion and philanthropy, we believe that our employees and customers are the heart and soul of our brand and that giving back in a meaningful way is the truest form of success."
 


KONG

PETS ARE GOOD TO US — SO, LET’S RETURN THE FAVOR.

"Obviously, we’re all about animals and the people that share their lives. And as a global leader in the pet industry, operating in more than 80 countries, KONG recognizes the responsibility we have to our employees and the global communities we serve. We strive to maintain a spirit of giving back as a part of our culture and values. Since our first KONG Classics hit the market in 1976, KONG has donated toys and treats for charitable causes everywhere."


"The Kroger Family of Stores is committed to bringing hope and help to local communities. We do this through a variety of actives, including charitable givings, sponsorships and the unique Community Rewards Program. As your neighborhood food retailer, we deeply value our ability to support local organizations like yours." - Community Rewards staff

You can easily help us with fundraising by shopping at your local Kroger and swiping your Plus Card or entering your alternate ID at checkout. First, log in to your Kroger account online. Click on Community Rewards. Then select 'Enroll' or 'Edit'. Next, enter the name (A Life to Live Animal Shelter and Adoption Center) or NPO number (33036) that you wish to support. Click 'Save'. Now, when you shop at Kroger, you'll be helping us raise funds to continue our lifesaving work. Thank you.


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"Maggie's Paw-fection is a dog grooming salon located in Baytown, Texas that serves Baytown and the surrounding areas. We love to change a dogs' circumstance, whether they are severely matted, needing a trim, or just wanting a good ole' bath. Our passion at Maggie's Paw-fection is to make every animal of all shapes, sizes and breeds feel 'Paw-fect' when they leave our care. With being the pet lovers that we are, we love partnering with organizations like A Life to Live. Their desire to give all animals a chance at a loving home and their passion for providing an opportunity and better quality of life for homeless pets is an honor!" - Jessica Weber, owner of Maggie's Paw-fection, shown in the photo with her pup, Maggie. 


PetDoors.com

PetDoors.com has partnered with us through Flaps For Fido, its Rescue Benefit Program. Here's how our pets benefit. If you purchase an Endura Flap from PetDoors.com and indicate A Life to Live Animal Shelter and Adoption Center during checkout, PetDoors.com will give you 10% off your purchase and donate 10% of the original price to us. Yes, that means you get 10% off and we get 10% in a donation. Now that's a PetDoor worth flapping about. Click on the image below to learn more.


Preslie Cox is a native Baytonian of 25 years. She now attends Texas State University in San Marcos and is double majoring in Photography and Communication Design. Before moving to San Marcos, she started her own photography business in late 2010 - Preslie Cox Photography. She has developed a large clientele in Baytown, San Marcos and the surrounding areas. She specializes in high school senior portraits, but she also offers a variety of other sessions including family, children, pets, and engagements. Aside from managing her photography business, Preslie works as a photo journalist for the University Star Newspaper at Texas State. She has attended photography-related workshops and various seminars including her most recent hosted by National Geographic; Preslie is constantly trying to further her education in photography and design. After graduating, Preslie plans to open her own personal studio that will include photography and design services. On her days off, Preslie enjoys spending time with her horse, Stoney (shown in the photo). She also spends a lot of her time in nature, photographing the river, floral, and wildlife along the San Marcos River. Preslie's love for nature and animals is truly inspirational, and can easily be seen in the quality photography she produces. A variety of quality pet photos can be seen throughout our website, as Preslie kindly donated several photos to provide us with a beautiful website. We highly recommend Preslie for your future photography needs! Visit her website and let her know that A Life to Live referred you! 


Shelter Animals Count is a collaborative effort with broad representation from the animal welfare community. By creating standardized reporting and definitions for shelter statistics including intake, adoptions, return-to-owner, transfers, euthanasia and shelter deaths, we will increase live outcomes. The board is dedicated to furthering more transparency with anonymity through sharing of shelter data to increase lifesaving opportunities. A Life to Live is a proud participant of this collaborative effort to ensure consistent and accurate reporting to assist with life-saving efforts nationwide.


Locally owned and operated, Texas Mudbugs & Bones is a fast-growing favorite for anyone that enjoys delicious boiled crawfish, shrimp, crabs and BBQ ribs. Their Cajun spice and southern hospitality make for a great meal out with family and friends. During peak crawfish season, Texas Mudbugs hosts on-site fundraisers to assist our life-saving programs. Check our event calendar for upcoming fundraisers and join in.


The world is full of interesting people, each with a unique story to share. Since 2014, The Baytown Project has provided glimpses into the lives of those who live, work or play in the greater Baytown area, one person — one story — at a time. The goal is that by sharing their tales of struggle, triumph and hope, it creates a better understanding of who we are as a growing, diverse community.

“Important members of our community are the dogs and cats who count on us to provide them with safe and loving homes. We have one of each at our house. We adopted our dog, Freddie, from Baytown Animal Shelter. And our cat, simply named Kitty, was a neighborhood find. Through regular posts on The Baytown Project, I am happy to help A Life to Live find forever homes for many more animals.” — David Berkowitz, The Baytown Project

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Tickle Me Pink Boutique is a local family owned and operated online boutique that creates custom crafts, embroidery, vinyl decals and specialized personal designs. From team jerseys to pet-themed door hangers, they provide a variety of original crafts that are sure to add some creativity to your clothing and decor. As they create fashionable merchandise for the public, they also strive to give back to the community by donating profits from specialized personal products. "We believe in giving back to local nonprofits that strive to make a difference in our community. A Life to Live is one of those charities! They continue to make a difference in the lives of homeless animals in our community and we commend their efforts! In order to assist their efforts, we donate a percentage of proceeds from our pet related products, like personalized doggie door hangers! We also accompany them at some local events where we donate a percentage of all proceeds from that specific event. As a nonprofit, we know that every penny will help some pitty or kitty out there!" - Caprisa Lemoine, partner at Tickle Me Pink Boutique


The Vetary Foundation, Save a Bark™ program is a simple and automatic way for you to support 501(c)(3) animal shelters every time you schedule a visit with a veterinarian, at no cost to you. When you schedule a veterinarian appointment through Vetary.com, Vetary will donate a small dollar amount to a local animal shelter.

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Book a veterinary appointment with Vetary and give back to a pet shelter in need!

Walk for a Dog

WoofTrax, through the Walk for a Dog mobile app, creates fundraising opportunities for shelters and rescues while encouraging dogs and their humans to exercise together regularly. The more people actively walking with the free Walk for a Dog app, the greater the donation to our nonprofit organization and the more lives saved. Use the app each time you go grab for the leash. It’s healthy for you, your dog and your favorite shelter or rescue, us.


Become a Partner to help save lives

If you would like to partner with us to save more lives, fill out the form below and one of our directors will get back to you ASAP. 

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A Life to Live is an incorporated 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in Baytown, Texas.  © 2017 A Life to Live. All rights reserved.