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Meet Adorable Molly

Categories: Featured StoryNews ReleasePet SpotlightWays to help ADL

Molly is a loving young pup who came to ADL on June 9, 2018. She had horrible wounds across her back with fur missing and raw skin exposed. Our staff at the hospital have been treating her wounds and have been providing lots of love to help Erin heal as soon as possible. During her bandage changes, the hospital team uses this tasty treat toy to keep her distracted. As you can see in the video below, she remains incredibly…

Help Hercules

Categories: Featured StoryNews ReleasePet SpotlightWays to help ADL

Thank You for Helping ADL to Fund Hercules’ Surgery! Through our partnership with Animal Care Services (ACS) we immediately transferred Hercules into our shelter. Hercules is a gentle and calm 7 year-old Mastiff mix. Unfortunately, Hercules was surrendered to ACS with a noticeable hole below his left eye. Our hospital vet team sedated him for a more complete exam and discovered a very large defect in his palate. The hole goes through his hard palate (top of the back of his…

2018 Fur Ball Fundraiser

Categories: Community Events

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our 2018 Fur Ball! It was amazing seeing so many of our supporters coming together to raise funds for the homeless pets in our care! Thank you to our auction donors and sponsors! A special thank you to Gunnarson Outdoor Advertising Inc, Tinka Rote and family, Valero Energy, Missy Finck, Alan & Elizabeth Hepp, McCombs Family Foundation, the Youngblood Family, Rosemary's Catering, Angel Fire Vodka, Eskimo Hut, and Freetail Brewing Co. for making our event possible! Event…

Carlton’s Story

Categories: Pet SpotlightWays to help ADL

Carlton was brought to the Animal Defense League through our partnership with Animal Care Services (ACS) on Jan 25th. Carlton is only one years old and he had one of the worst facial injuries our hospital staff had seen in a while. It was heartbreaking and shocking to see him in the condition he arrived in. The skin on the left side of his face was completely gone, exposing his facial muscles and even some bone. Carlton’s eye was severely…

ADL Official 2018 Fiesta Medal

Our 2018 Fiesta Medal

Categories: Community EventsNews Release

Our fiesta 2018 medal is here! For only $10 you can snag one at our main campus, the Paul Jolly Center, or the ADL Hospital. Help represent ADL by adding it to your collection today! Vote for ADL's medal for the San Antonio Business Journal's Medal Swap! We have been nominated in the non-profit category and the winner will be featured in the Business Journal's 13th issue. This exposure could really help us to spread the word about our mission!…

Tom Tom’s Story

Categories: Animal Defense League BlogsPet SpotlightWays to help ADL

Meet Tom Tom! Through our partnership with the City of San Antonio Animal Care Services (ACS), we transferred Tom Tom into our shelter to find out what exactly was wrong with his leg. Our veterinarian team took x-rays and discovered that Tom Tom's leg was so badly broken that it unfortunately needed to be amputated. Tom Tom did well through the surgery and had a successful recovery! Tom Tom is a sweet-natured kitty who loves attention and chin rubs. Within…

Rose - Before & After

Rose – Before & After

Categories: Animal Defense League BlogsPet Spotlight

When Rose first arrived at ADL she was so emaciated that she could barely walk. Thanks to the help and support of our veterinarian team, Rose gained her weight and energy back. She is a healthy and sweet girl! We're happy to announce that Rose can now put the past behind her and is ready to begin her bright future with her family! Congratulations, Rose! We're so happy that you found your home!

Noodle - puppy with carpal laxity syndrome

Meet Noodle!

Categories: Animal Defense League BlogsFeatured StoryPet Spotlight

Noodle is just a small little puppy and has been diagnosed with carpal laxity syndrome, a deformity of the legs that primarily affects puppies. Puppies have fast growing bodies and go through growth spurts. When they have improper nutrients or are crated in a small area with little room to move their growing legs, they can develop this condition. With proper care and exercise, puppies can recover from this. Noodle is currently in foster care and we're working with her…

First Ask A Veterinarian Facebook Live

Categories: News ReleasePet Tips

Matt Elmore and Dr. Rodriguez discuss a variety of topics from questions sent through our info email as well as questions being asked during the facebook live video on Giving Tuesday (11/28/2017).  

Paul Jolly Center for Pet Adoptions

One Year at the Paul Jolly Center for Pet Adoptions

Categories: Featured StoryNews Release

So many amazing pets found their forever home this year at our Paul Jolly location! It's a great feeling to see their happy furry faces as they go to their new family. Come to our Paul Jolly location to meet your new four-legged pal!

Goose – Before & After

Categories: Animal Defense League BlogsPet Spotlight

Can you believe this was Goose when he first came to our shelter? We took Goose into our care in September of 2017 when he was 6 months old. Poor Goose had severe hair-loss and was in obvious discomfort. He tested positive for demodex and sarcoptic mange. He also tested highly positive for hookworms which can be fatal for young growing puppies like him. After a month of treatment that he received from the ADL veterinarian team, this strong little…

Memorial Gazebo

Categories: Featured Story

Thank you to all who made a memorial donation during Remember Me August. The plaques have been placed in honor of your loved ones in our memorial gazebo. You can visit the gazebo in our ADL main campus dog park located at 11300 Nacogdoches RD. between the hours of 11 am - 7 pm. Your donations will go towards the care of the homeless pets in our shelter. Thank you!  

Our First Artsy Barksy

Categories: Community Events

Thank you everyone who came out to Artsy Barksy. It was great to have so many talented artists attend the event! Everyone was inspired by all the incredible art. Special thanks to Copa Wine Bar, Alamo Distilling Company, Pedernales Brewing Company for the whiskey, wine, and beer tasting.

Thank You for Your Support During the Aftermath of Harvey

Categories: Featured Story

We would like to thank everyone who helped The Animal Defense League of Texas assist displaced animals during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

Buttermilk’s Story

Categories: Animal Defense League BlogsPet Spotlight

When Buttermilk arrived at ADL, she was emaciated, heartworm positive, and had a severely broken leg. There was a large mass on her chest and another on her hind leg. She also had pyometra, a potentially fatal infection of the uterus that occurs in unspayed females. Surgery was immediately performed to spay and remove the infected uterus along with the mass on her chest. Another surgery was completed to amputate her front left leg as it was too broken to…

North Park Subaru Pet Stars – Share The Love

Bruiser, Theodore, Nora, and Ronald need your help to find their forever homes! We're giving our past pet stars another chance at being North Park Subaru pet stars of the week! Please consider giving one of these wonderful pets a chance to be part of your family or spread the word to help them out! Thanks to our partners at North Park Subaru, their adoption fees are covered! #sharethelove#adoptdontshop Subaru's #ShareTheLove Event has begun! From now until January 2, 2018. North Park…

First Cat from Rockport Adopted

Categories: Animal Defense League BlogsWays to help ADL

Our first cat from the Rockport trip was adopted yesterday! This little kitty was one of 48 cats that was already looking for a home at Humane Society and Adoption Center of Rockport-Fulton​ before Hurricane Harvey hit. After Harvey, we transferred her to ADL and she has already found her home! Congrats to these two! One of the biggest ways to help ADL make room for pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey is to adopt a furry friend already in our…

Gulliver Beanie

Categories: Animal Defense League BlogsPet Spotlight

Meet Gulliver Beanie! He is a 3-year-old sweet, friendly beagle mix. He is an incredibly kind and loving dog who enjoys to wonder and play with his toys. Sadly, this poor little guy came to us with a custom ear cropping job and other injuries around his neck. We at ADL strongly discourage these practices. Gulliver now doing great and has now found his forever home! You can meet other loving animals, like Gulliver, at our 11300 Nacogdoches Road location!…

Sebastian - Before and After transformation story

Sebastian – Before & After

Categories: Animal Defense League BlogsPet Spotlight

Sebastian is a 5 month old pup transferred from Animal Care Services to our shelter. We wanted to share his amazing before and after photos! When this little guy arrived he was severely infested with ticks and fleas. This could have easily been prevented with monthly tick/flea preventatives. He had ticks scattered all over his body along with clusters of them under his legs, ears and feet. His hair was thinning and he was in obvious discomfort. Our veterinarian team…

Early Bird Pet Adoption Fees San Antonio

Early Bird “Beat the Heat” August Adoption Special

Categories: Adoption Event

We want to help you beat the heat while searching for a new furry family member! For the entire month of August, adoption fees for many of our pets will be reduced or waived with a donation from 11 am – 2 pm. At our main campus only! Come early to meet all our amazing pets! EARLY BIRD FEES FROM 11AM-2PM DURING AUGUST ONLY: Waived adoption fees with a donation for heartworm positive dogs and FIV positive cats. $20 for…

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