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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…

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