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 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, and 2019 ADL Annual Report are available for download. Please be sure to also view our 2019 Audited Financial Statements. To request a copy of ADL’s 2019 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 main campus and another inside the Paul Jolly Center for Pet Adoptions. 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! We update this list weekly.
View our Amazon.com Wish List.

Our H-E-B Wish List

We have an H-E-B wish list! Donate pet-related items and cleaning supplies online and H-E-B will deliver them directly to our shelter!
View our H-E-B wish list.

Help ADL “Change Lives”

Animal Defense League of Texas announces its partnership with Coin Up, a revolutionary mobile donation app that rounds up donor credit/debit card transactions to the nearest dollar, and donates the “spare change” directly to Animal Defense League of Texas each month.