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Austin marks four years as No-Kill City; will host free vaccination clinic Saturday

2:00 am Feb. 19, 2015

FROM THE CITY OF AUSTIN

Since February 2011 the Austin Animal Center has sustained its status as the nation’s largest “no-kill city,” saving 90 percent or more of the homeless pets that enter the City’s municipal shelter.

Almost 30,000 pets have been saved since the City became no-kill in 2011 and in January 2015 the City achieved a 95 percent live animal outcome rate, the highest since 2011.

The Center has also experienced