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ADL’s 85th Birthday Petstravaganza

Categories: Community Events

We had a fantastic time at our 85th Birthday Petsravaganza! Thank you to all our supporters, vendors, and partners who came out to celebrate with us! A special thank you to H-E-B for the cake and Pawderosa Ranch Doggie Play and Stay for hosting the talent show and agility course. We hope everyone enjoyed the paw-ty as much as we did! 🐾

Our 2019 Fiesta Medal

Categories: Community EventsNews ReleaseWays to help ADL

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

Categories: Animal Defense League BlogsWays to help ADL

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…

Our first-ever Smooches for Pooches

Categories: Community Events

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…

Pet Stars of the Week!

Categories: Pet Spotlight

We have two pet stars that are still looking for their forever homes! Their names are Nicolette and Cormac. We'd love for these two lovable pooches to find their forever homes this week that's why they're getting a second chance at being our North Park Subaru pet stars of the week! Meet Cormac! Cormac is a fun loving and energetic boy. He’s always smiling around people and loves to give kisses! Cormac is a 3 year old, Labrador Retriever mix.…

Share the Love 2018 North Park Subaru Pet Stars

Categories: Pet Spotlight

Nelson, Nicolette, and Shiner need your help to find their forever homes! We're giving our past pet stars from this year another chance at being North Park Subaru pet stars of the week! Please consider giving these three pet stars 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! Subaru's #ShareTheLove Event has begun! From now until January 2, 2019. North…

Bubbles’ Medical Case

Categories: Animal Defense League BlogsPet SpotlightPet Tips

Bubbles is a 1 year old, female, Terrier mix who is currently being treated in the Animal Defense League Veterinary Hospital. ADL has confirmed with Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine that Bubbles’ has Transmissible Venereal Tumors—or TVTs. We highlighted Bubbles’ case to bring awareness to this disease. It’s likely that most of the public is unaware of TVT, and the fact that it exists in the surrounding area. This canine tumor has increased prevalence in the southern U.S. largely due…

Señor – Before & After

Categories: Featured StoryPet Spotlight

Señor was found as a stray by a good Samaritan who brought him to ADL. When Señor came to our shelter, he could hardly open his eyes, was missing lots of fur, had irritated skin, and was obviously not feeling well. After receiving an examination from our veterinarian team, it turned out Señor had severe dermatitis, ear mites,  fleas, a broken tooth, and hair loss from sarcoptic mange. He also tested positive for Feline Immunodefiency Virus (FIV). Señor spent many…

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