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Texas Shelter to Roll Out Tiny Houses for Dogs

They’ll function as housing for dogs and workspaces for people.




Tiny-home trend is taking hold at a Texas animal shelter.

Austin Pets Alive! is building cottages that “will double as comfortable and quiet housing for the most in-need dogs and workspaces for staff and volunteers,” according to a post on its Facebook page.

“The cottages will each have their own yard and be outfitted with dog-friendly seating and work spaces, as well as heat and a/c,” according to the post.


Austin Pets Alive! (APA!) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping to “Keep Austin No Kill.” On its Facebook page, the group states that its programs save more than 10,000 animals from euthanasia each year.



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