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The Facts about FeLV

ADL would like to say a big thank you to Austin Pets Alive for being the leader and innovator of lifesaving programs to assist FELV positive cats and kittens along . . .

Ireland needs a special surgery

Ireland is an incredibly sweet 2-year-old, lab mix who loves people. Unfortunately, he has cranial cruciate rupture of both knees which causes him to struggle with walking. The cranial cruciate . . .

Lattie’s Medical Case

Meet Lattie, he’s a 6-year-old, male cat who we transferred into our care through our partnership with Animal Care Services. Lattie came to ADL with an unknown medical history and . . .

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  • Today is your last chance! Sign up for our Doggy Dash fundraiser online at Submissions start tomorrow morning at 9am. Happy dashing! 🐶🐱🐾
  • We need cat litter! Can you help?🐱🐾 Our hospital and adoption kennels are running low on both clumping, and non-clumping litter. You can donate at home using our amazon urgent needs wish list ( or at our donation station located in the parking lot of our main campus at 11300 Nacogdoches Road, San Antonio, TX 78217. We are open 11am - 7pm daily.  Thank you all for helping our little ones in this time of need❤️ #adltexas #adoptdontshop
  • To our community, donors, volunteers, and supporters.  THANK YOU ❤️ ADL mentioned our canines were low on enrichment dog toys and in the few short days that have passed we received several packages from our Amazon Wishlist, in-person donations, and other vendors filled with enrichment dog toys. 
We also want to give a huge shoutout to @archpointgroup for their enormous donation. This photo does no justice but our entire organization is overjoyed with your group's contribution to our canine friends.  Thank you from all of us at ADL! ❤️🐾 #adoptdontshop #animaldefenseleague
  • Do y’all remember the tiny kittens that were in our Facebook stream for Giving Tuesday Now? 🐱 
Well, they are now available for adoption!! 💕💕💕
#adoptdontshop #animaldefenseleague
  • Oh no! We are running low on dog toys!! 🐶  We have put suggestions on our Amazon Doy Toys & Enrichment List ( ) but we welcome all donations to help us restock these items. 
Our donation station is also open every day from 11 am to 7 pm on our Main Campus at 11300 Nacogdoches Rd, San Antonio, TX 78217.  Thank you again and again to all our ongoing supporters, donators, and volunteers who continue to help us.
❤️🐾 #adltexas #adoptdontshop
  • We noticed Empanada this afternoon enjoying her perched bed atop the rafters in Cattery. She may look grumpy but she’s in fact super sweet and enjoys cuddling. 🐱
  • Our recently adopted, and fostered, pets from the Paul Jolly Center wanted to show their support to those that have served our country in the Armed Forces for #MemorialDay. 
From our pets to our staff, we at ADL Thank You all for your service!
  • Happy Memorial Day Weekend! 
Aladdin here wants to also remind you that this is the last weekend to sign up for our Doggy Dash Virtual Race Fundraiser! Looking to help out a good cause while getting a good workout in? Sign up with the link below 🐾
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