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16 May
Call for Summer Volunteers

Become a Summer volunteer! It’s time for Summer and the Animal Defense League of Texas is looking for a group of diverse volunteers for the Paul Jolly Center for Pet . . .

2 May
Big Give SA – Phyllis

This sweet girl is Phyllis, and she came to ADL weighing .07 pounds with a HUGE swollen front paw that looked like something had been wrapped around it. The paw . . .

27 Apr
Underdog of the Week – Champion

Champion was brought to the Animal Defense League by a Good Samaritan after he was hit by a car. At just a few months old, Champion was having difficulty breathing . . .

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  • We hope you are staying as cool as Callie is! Looking for something to do today? All dogs over six months of age and at least 30lbs or more are only $10 this weekend! #adoptadl #adoptadog #bigdogs #muttsofinstagram #dogsofinstagram #dogsofinsta #dogsoftexas #dogsofsanantonio #dogsofadl #waterdog
  • What?! $10 dog adoption fees? Yes, you read that correctly! Adult dogs that are 6 months or older and 30 lbs. or over are only $10 to adopt during Memorial Day weekend (May 27th - 29th). Puppies and adopt-me-now dogs do not qualify but there are so many dogs that do! Visit both ADL locations to meet all the wonderful and cute pets. #satx #sanantonio #adoptdontshop #savealife #shelterpetsrock #thingstodoinsantonio #adoptadl
  • Here is the curious and lovable Gemma! She's wondering when she'll find her forever home and person. Do you think you can be the perfect person for her? Then visit the Paul Jolly Center for Pet Adoptions located at 210 Tuleta drive to meet her! #catsofinstagram #adoptadl #sheltercatsrock #blackandwhitecats #satx #adoptdontshop #AdoptMe #catsofsanantonio #catstagram
  • This summer could be the BEST SUMMER EVER! It’s time for Summer and the Animal Defense League of Texas is looking for diverse volunteers to make a difference this summer. Donate your time and help abandoned, neglected, abused, and homeless pets find forever homes. You can save lives this summer with the Animal Defense League of Texas! Orientation classes start soon, so sign up now! (Link in our bio)
  • It's #wetnosewednesday ! If you are looking for a river buddy this summer, Bonnie might just be the girl for you! Her favorite thing in the world is her kiddie pool! She is available for adoption at our main campus! #adoptdontshop #adoptadl #muttsofinstagram #dogstagram #dogsofinstagram #dogsoftexas #dogsofsanantonio #rivertime #floattheriver
  • It's almost #tongueouttuesday and as you can see, Gary has fully embraced the occasion! Gary is available for adoption and is eagerly waiting for that person who wants him to be the star of their #instagram page! #adoptadl #terriersofinstagram #dogstagram #dogsofinstagram #dogsoftexas #dogsofsanantonio #adoptme
  • Colorado is all dressed up with nowhere to go! He enjoys cuddling, being held and being the center of attention. Not to mention, he looks dapper as can be in his bow tie! #adoptadl #catsofinstagram #catlove #fivcatsofinstagram #catoftheday
  • Calamity says "it's hard work being a foster puppy!" Luckily, it's really easy to become a foster pup (or kitten) parent! Everything that you might need for your foster is provided, all you need to do is give them a roof and some love for usually just a few short weeks! If you're interested you can find out more information at!  #dogsofsanantonio #dogstagram #puppiesofinstagram #puppiesofig #fosterpuppy #fosteringsaveslives #adoptadl
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