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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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UFO Eyewitness Mrs. Butters – Storm Area 51

Categories: Animal Defense League BlogsFeatured StoryNews ReleasePet SpotlightWays to help ADL

Happy World UFO Day, July 2nd! Can you believe that one of our long-term residents, Mrs. Butters, is actually a UFO eyewitness herself?! Check out this dramatic video re-enactment of the amazing story Mrs. Butters has to tell the world! If ya'll raid Area 51, find them alien doggos! If you don't then come and storm our shelter for some adorable doggos from earth.

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…

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