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Our 2019 Fiesta Medal

This year the Animal Defense League of Texas celebrates its 85th anniversary as the oldest, true no-kill animal shelter in the state of Texas. We are celebrating our big “Diamond . . .

Henry’s Story

Meet Henry—a 7-year-old Akita mix, who came into ADL’s care on March 17, 2016. When Henry was brought to ADL by a good Samaritan he was noticeably ill, coughing and . . .

Aries’ Story

Aries is a 5 year old, Boxer mix who came to ADL on January 30, 2019. As you can see from his before photo, he was obviously emaciated. Our veterinary . . .

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  • The @sarampage is gearing up for their 12th Annual Pucks & Paws game on Sunday, March 24th! Fans are encouraged to bring their pups with them to the game. We'll also be there with adoptable pets! The best part? Each dog ticket sold will benefit the pets at ADL! You can get your tickets on San Antonio Rampage's website at Sarampage.com/paws  #satx #sanantonio #sarampage #adoptdontshop #adoptADL
  • Meet adorable Taco. He's a friendly little doggo who loves to spend time with others and enjoys giving kisses and cuddles! Please help spread the word about him so that he can find his forever home soon! He qualifies for our seniors for seniors program since he is an oldie but goodie being 7 years old. You can meet him at our main campus, check out his pet profile for more info. adltexas.org/pets/taco-2/  You can learn more about our seniors for seniors program by checking out our website and looking under our adopt a pet tab.
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#adoptadl #dogsofsanantonio #dogsofinsta #doggos #chihuahuasofinstagram #chihuahua #adorableanimals #dogsofinstagram #rescuedog #rescuedogsofinstagram #littledog #littledogsrule #adoptdontshop
  • We're out at the 13th Annual Fest of Tails - Kite Festival and Dog Fair at McAllister Park! Keep an eye out for the ADL booth and come meet these adoptable pups that we have with us!
  • Meet Winchester! He’s our North Park Subaru Pet Star of the week! Winchester is a big lovable guy who loves people and attention! He’s a smart boy who knows how to sit and shake your hand for treats! Winchester is a 3 year old, Mastiff mix and he's available for adoption at our main campus! Check out his pet profile to learn more about him! adltexas.org/pets/winchester-2
@northparksubie is sponsoring Winchester and covering his adoption fee. #AdoptDontShop #ShareTheLove  #sanantonio #subarulovespets #subiedogs #adoptADL #mastiffmix #dogsofinstagram
  • Our "Spring Bark" special continues! Adult dogs 30 lbs. and over who are 6 months and older are only $30 to adopt! Going on now through Sunday, March 17th. All ADL pets are spayed/neutered, vaccinated, microchipped, and ready to go home with you! Visit either one of ADL's locations to meet our wonderful pets and kick-off Spring Break with a new furry best friend!
Pay-it-forward pets, puppies, and kittens do not qualify for the special but we have so many pets that do! 🐾🐾🐾🐾
Pictured here: Kadee Bear (left - 6 yr. old, F, Border Collie mix at main campus), Winchester (top right - 3 yr. old, M, Mastiff mix) & Winslow (Bottom right - 4 yr. old, M, German Pointer mix at Paul Jolly location)
#adoptADL #adoptdontshop #adoptadog #satx #sanantonio #animaldefenseleague #dogstagram #springbreak2019
  • Our official Animal Defense League of Texas 85th Anniversary 2019 Fiesta medal is now available for purchase! You can snag one at either one of ADL's locations for $10! 🐾🐾🐾🐾
We also have Fiesta medals from our partners @raisingcanes and @coconutandnutmeg that also benefit the pets at ADL! Come by and stock up on some lifesaving Fiesta gear! 
#animaldefenseleague #adoptdontshop #sanantonio #fiestamedals #vivafiesta #fiesta2019 #satx
  • Spring is coming at us fast! Tyson is ready to start his spring with a new forever friend! This active young pup is a 5 month old, Labrador Retriever mix. You can meet him at the Paul Jolly Center for Pet Adoptions at 210 Tuleta Drive!
#adoptadl #adoptdontshop #puppiesofinstagram #animaldefenseleague #sanantonio #satx #springforward #dogstagram
  • Our "Spring Bark" special begins today! All dogs 30 lbs. and over who are 6 months and older are only $30 to adopt! Starting Monday, March 11th, through Sunday, March 17th. All ADL pets are spayed/neutered, vaccinated, microchipped, and ready to go home with you! Visit either one of ADL's locations to meet our wonderful pets and kick-off Spring Break with a new furry best friend! 🐾
Pay-it-forward pets, puppies, and kittens do not qualify for the special but we have so many pets that do! Browse through pet profiles on our website at:adltexas.org/pets 
#adoptdontshop #adoptADL #sanantonio #satx #shelterdogsrock #animaldefenseleague #adoptadog
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