Why donate to the Animal Defense League of Texas?

Your donation to the Animal Defense League of Texas will immediately impact the lives of the thousands of abandoned, abused, or neglected dogs and cats by providing needed medical care, food, shelter, and safety. With a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, you can donate in confidence that every dollar is utilized responsibly. As San Antonio’s oldest and largest no-kill shelter, we continue to lead the city towards its live-release goals. Please, help us save more homeless pets by making a donation today!

All donations are tax deductible and our 501c3 LetterADL W-9 form, are available for download. To request a copy of ADL’s 990, please send your request to Joel McLellan, ADL Executive Director.

The Animal Defense League of Texas will never share or sell a donor’s personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.

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Ways to give

Sponsor a pet

Enjoy a wonderful connection with our pets through ADL’s Sponsorship Program! Your donation will go towards the care of your chosen sponsored pet.
Sponsor a pet today!

Tributes & Bequests

There are numerous ways in which tributes and bequests can benefit the animals at ADL. Make a donation in honor of a loved one or make a bequest.
Learn more about tributes & bequests.

Fundraising & Events

Have a great idea or fundraising event that'll support the pets at ADL? Then please contact us with your idea. We'd love to hear from you!
Tell us about your fundraising idea.

Donation Station Needs

We have two donation stations! One in our Adoption Center parking lot of our Nacogdoches Campus and another inside the Paul Jolly Campus. Open daily from 11am-7pm.
Check out our wish list.

Our Amazon Wish List

Shop from our Amazon Wishlist and your donations will be shipped directly to our shelter! Did you know you can also donate more to ADL by using Amazon Smile? Simply choose the Animal Defense League of Texas as your receiving charity at smile.amazon.com and a portion of your purchases will be donated to ADL. It has the same products as amazon.com and you can help support while you shop!
View our Amazon.com Wish List.

Chewy Gives Back

Shop our chewy.com Wish List to directly donate to the pets at ADL!
View our Chewy Wish List.

eBay for Charity

Increase Sales by Supporting ADL! Donate 10% or more and your item will feature an attention-grabbing charity ribbon. Plus, you reduce your seller fees and enjoy tax savings!
View our Charity Shop.

Donate through PayPal Giving Fund

Through our PayPal Charity Profile, you can easily donate and set it as your favorite to easily give $1 at checkout! 100% of donations go to ADL - no deductions, no fees.
View our PayPal Charity Profile.