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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…

Remember Me August – Donate in memory of a loved one.

Categories: Ways to help ADL

Losing a loved one or family pet is never easy. During the month of August we would like to invite our supporters to commemorate the memory of those who have been lost. You can visit this link or text Remember to 91999 to make a minimum $25 donation that will place a permanent plaque in our dog park Memorial Gazebo. Whether it’s been two days or two decades, your loved ones deserves to be remembered. The best part: 100% of…

Be a Superhero! Find your sidekick! - Adoption Special

Be a Superhero! Find your sidekick! Adoption special now until July 23rd

Categories: Adoption Event

Be the superhero to a furry sidekick! There are many amazing potential sidekicks that are looking for superheroes to bring them home this weekend! We have a select group of lovable canines that have their capes ready so that they can fly home with their superheroes. Adoption fees for select dogs is any donation to ADL from July 14th-23rd. Visit them this weekend at our main location! Animal Defense League Main Campus 11300 Nacogdoches Rd San Antonio, TX 78217 210-655-1481…

Foster cats and dogs from the Animal Defense League | San Antonio

Call for foster volunteers!

Categories: Ways to help ADL

 We urgently need foster volunteers! On average, these pets need fostering for 2-3 weeks and ADL provides all supplies, food and medical care that's needed while you foster a pet. If you're interested in fostering, then please email us at foster@adltexas.org or call 210.655.1481 EXT 123. Please, do not hesitate to ask any questions you may have. We're very tight on space and need to get these animals into foster care as soon as possible! You can learn more about…

Unconditional Love Adoption Special – 50% off adult pets June 9th, 10th, 11th

Categories: Adoption Event

The unconditional love between pets and their humans is priceless! We’d like to help you find your furry loving companion, so we’re reducing adoption fees for adult pets at our main campus. Adoption fees for adult cats and dogs are 50% off from June 9th – 11th. That means adult dogs are $30 and cats are $15 to adopt. Puppies, kittens, and adopt-me-now pets do not qualify but there are so many lovable pets that do! Adoption fee includes: Spay/neuter…

Call for Summer Volunteers

Categories: Volunteer Info

Become a Summer volunteer! It's time for Summer and the Animal Defense League of Texas is looking for a group of diverse volunteers for the Paul Jolly Center for Pet Adoptions, located at 210 Tuleta Drive (across from the San Antonio Zoo). You can make a difference this Summer by donating your time to help abandoned, neglected, abused, and homeless pets find forever homes. You can save lives this summer with the Animal Defense League of Texas! There will be…

Big Give SA – Phyllis

Categories: Animal Defense League BlogsCommunity EventsFosterPet SpotlightWays to help ADL

This sweet girl is Phyllis, and she came to ADL weighing .07 pounds with a HUGE swollen front paw that looked like something had been wrapped around it. The paw was cold and devitalized. Our amazing veterinarian team performed the operation and amputated her front leg. Phyllis is the smallest and youngest pet that has received an amputation in ADL's history. Phyllis is recovering in foster care and will be a wonderful pet for someone soon! Did you know that…

Underdog of the Week – Champion

Champion was brought to the Animal Defense League by a Good Samaritan after he was hit by a car. At just a few months old, Champion was having difficulty breathing and was in extreme distress. Our medical team quickly realized that Champion’s lungs had collapsed due to a build-up of air around his lungs and they couldn’t expand to allowing Champion to breathe properly. An emergency procedure was done, removing the air around Champion’s lungs by carefully drawing it out…

ADL Water Gun Fight 2017 - May 4th at 6:30 pm

ADL’s Water Gun Fight

Categories: Community EventsWays to help ADL

Want to be a legend? Want to be a part of history? Want to have fun and help out homeless pets in San Antonio? The Animal Defense League of Texas invites everyone to their Main Campus on May 4, 2017. This event will be an attempt at the Guinness World Record for the largest water gun fight in the WORLD! While having fun, you're also helping Texas' oldest no-kill shelter save more lives and reminding everyone to keep your pets…

Underdog of the Week – Mr. Big

Categories: Animal Defense League BlogsFeatured StoryPet Spotlight

There are many pet injuries that we see at our hospital that make us unhappy, but Mr. Big's gunshot wound makes us happy that he's now with the Animal Defense League of Texas (ADL). We transferred in the American Staffordshire Terrier from the City of San Antonio's Animal Care Services to our shelter on Friday, April 7, 2017, with what looked to be two gunshot wounds. Our medical team jumped into action with x-rays and examinations, to see if there…

Underdog of the Week – Diana

Categories: Animal Defense League BlogsFeatured StoryPet SpotlightWays to help ADL

Meet Diana! Diana is a 4-year-old, female, pit bull mix that arrived at ADL from Animal Care Services. When she first arrived, our veterinary team noticed that she was warm. After looking closer, they noticed she had recently been nursing puppies, and her mammary glands were hot to the touch. Our medical team concluded that Diana had gangrene in her mammary glands. That night, Diana had a high fever and was too ill to eat. Her skin was starting to…

Cats vs. Dogs DipJars at Paul Jolly Center for Pet Adoptions

Cats vs. Dogs

Categories: Ways to help ADL

We’re having a cats vs. dogs challenge this week during Spring Break! Are you a dog person or cat person? Let us know by placing a vote! Visit the Animal Defense League of Texas Paul Jolly Center for Pet Adoptions to cast your vote by donating $1 or $5 to the animal of your choice using one of our DipJars. Let’s see who can raise the most funds during Spring Break! All proceeds will benefit the pets at the Animal…

Stimpy emaciated rescue dog

Stimpy – Underdog of the Week

Categories: Animal Defense League BlogsPet Spotlight

It is tough for us to see a pet that has only been on this earth for a short time be in this bad of shape. Meet Stimpy, a five-month-old Chihuahua puppy that's recovering here at the Animal Defense League of Texas. Stimpy was found wandering through a residential neighborhood by tourists who asked locals about the starving puppy, and the locals stated, "Yeah, he's been running around hungry for a couple of weeks." The visiting family knew that it…

Underdog of the Week – Sweetie

Categories: Pet Spotlight

Meet Sweetie! Sweetie came to us from the City of San Antonio's Animal Care Service with her four puppies. Happy, easy going and loving, Sweetie has an amazing temperament despite the fact she has severe Demodectic mange. Otherwise known as demodex, demodectic mange is caused by microscopic mites that live on most dogs skin. In most cases, a healthy dog is able to handle the small amount of mites that are on their skin but in some cases, like Sweetie’s,…

$25 for adult pets 1 year or older

$25 Weekend Adoption Special

Categories: Adoption Event

Date: Feb 22, 2017 Come by the Animal Defense League of Texas this weekend to find a furry friend who will lasso your heart! Adoption fees will only be $25 for select pets that are 1 years old or older. Starting tomorrow Feb 24th - 26th. We have many wonderful pets waiting to meet you at both locations! Adoption Fees: Adult pets (select pets 1 yr. or older) - $25 Adult dogs (under 1 year) - $60 Adult cats (under 1…

A colorful way to support ADL – Join the Color Vibe 5K

Categories: Community Events

The Color Vibe 5k is coming to San Antonio on February 25th and we don’t want you to miss out on any of the fun! Kids 12 and under run for FREE!!! The Color Vibe 5K proudly supports the Animal Defense League of Texas so your participation will support the animals! Use coupon code: ADL to save $4 on your ticket price. Invite your friends and family to this event so they won’t miss out on the fun!! REGISTER NOW: http://www.thecolorvibe.com/sanantonio.php

North Park Subaru Pet Star – Harriet!

Categories: Pet Spotlight

Meet Harriet! She’s North Park Subaru's Pet Star of the week! It doesn't take much to make sweet Harriet smile, especially if you have a yummy treat for her! She's energetic, playful and gets along well with everyone. She does great in a car and may even jump in your lap to get a closer look out the window. Harriet is an 8 yr. old, Jack Russell Terrier mix. She is heartworm positive and her treatment is covered by ADL.…

Help heal the hearts of heartworm positive dogs.

Categories: Ways to help ADL

At the Animal Defense League of Texas, we have seen a dramatic increase in heartworm positive homeless dogs. Medication alone can cost $200 - $600, depending on the size of the dog. If you would like to help, please consider making a donation today. Your donation will go directly towards the treatment needed to heal their hearts. Make a Donation or text Valentine to 91999

Give Love, Save them All Adoption Event: Feb. 3rd – 5th & 10th -12th

Categories: Adoption Event

We’ve partnered with Best Friends Animal Society to help you GIVE LOVE and SAVE THEM ALL! This weekend from Feb. 3rd – 5th & 10th -12th, select pets that are over 40 lbs. or over 4 years old will have a $14 adoption fee! You can find your furry new friend at both locations: Animal Defense League of Texas (Main Campus) 11300 Nacogdoches Rd. San Antonio Texas 78217 Open daily: 11:00 am to 7:00 pm Paul Jolly Center for Pet…

Bradie is our undercat of the week

Undercat of the Week – Bradie

Categories: Pet Spotlight

Meet Bradie! Bradie is one of the current residents of our hospital and our “Undercat of the week"! Bradie came into our facility in October after being hit by a car. We instantly knew she was in a lot of pain. Our veterinarian immediately worked on getting her stabilized to determine what exactly had been injured. X-rays were taken, and we discovered Bradie had been hit so badly that her abdominal wall was no longer intact. Her organs had been…

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