Ways to give

Sponsor a pet

We understand you might not be able to take one of our furry residents home, but you can still enjoy a wonderful connection through ADL’s Sponsorship Program! Your donation will go towards the care of your sponsored pet.

Sponsor a pet today!

Tributes & Bequests

There are numerous ways in which tributes and bequests can benefit the animals at ADL. Consider making a donation in honor of a loved one or making a bequest.

Learn more about tributes & bequests.

Fundraising & Events

Do you have a great idea or fundraising event that will support homeless pets at the Animal Defense League? Then please contact us with your event or idea. We'd love to hear from you! Tell us about your fundraising idea.

Donation Station

You can drop off pet related items that help us care for our resident animals at two of our donation stations. We have one located in the adoption center parking lot of our main campus and one inside the Paul Jolly Center for Pet Adoptions. Drop off daily from 11am-7pm.

Check out our list of what we can use.

Amazon Wish List

We are always in need of pet and cleaning supplies. If you would like to help the animals at the shelter but are short on time, then consider shopping from our Amazon Wishlist. Your donations will be shipped directly to the shelter. We keep this list updated weekly.
View our Wish List.

H-E-B Wishlist

We now have an H-E-B wish list! You can purchase pet-related items and cleaning supplies online. There's no need to worry about dropping off your gifts because H-E-B will deliver them directly to our shelter!
Start shopping from our H-E-B wish list today.

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 2016 ADL Annual Report are available for download. Please be sure to also view our 2016 Audited Financial Statements. To request a copy of ADL’s 2016 990, please send your request to Janice Darling, 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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