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Our 2019 Fiesta Medal

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This year the Animal Defense League of Texas celebrates its 85th anniversary as the oldest, true no-kill animal shelter in the state of Texas. We are celebrating our big “Diamond & Sapphire” 85th anniversary with a fabulous Fiesta 2019 commemorative medal! ADL’s 85th anniversary Fiesta 2019 medal is just $10. Order yours today! There is a limited supply of our special medals, so get them while you can. Order online by clicking on the button below, and you can pick up…

Henry’s Story

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Meet Henry—a 7-year-old Akita mix, who came into ADL’s care on March 17, 2016. When Henry was brought to ADL by a good Samaritan he was noticeably ill, coughing and wheezing. ADL veterinarians thoroughly examined Henry, and promptly diagnosed him with heart failure secondary to advanced heartworm disease. Henry was started on several medications to alleviate the fluid in his lungs and abdomen, help his heart function more efficiently, and decrease the hypertension in his pulmonary vessels. It took 7…

Aries’ Story

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Aries is a 5 year old, Boxer mix who came to ADL on January 30, 2019. As you can see from his before photo, he was obviously emaciated. Our veterinary team performed a variety of diagnostics to assess his overall health. Bloodwork (a complete blood count and chemistry panel) were within normal limits, and did not show any evidence of organ dysfunction. Abdominal and chest radiographs (x-rays) were performed and revealed marked distention of his small intestines, but were otherwise…

Our first-ever Smooches for Pooches

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We held our first-ever Valentine’s Day “Smooches for Pooches” donation campaign! The ADL team, along with a few of our loveable, adoptable dogs visited local businesses with doggies kissing booths in tow! We’re excited to announce that the total amount raised by Smooches for Pooches was $2,901.25! Thank you to all business who participated and to their generous staff for their donations! ALL “Smooches for Pooches” proceeds will go toward treating heartworm positive pets in the care of the Animal…

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