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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.…

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