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Call for foster volunteers!

Categories: Ways to help ADL

 We urgently need foster volunteers! On average, these pets need fostering for 2-3 weeks and ADL provides all supplies, food and medical care that's needed while you foster a pet. If you're interested in fostering, then please email us at foster@adltexas.org or call 210.655.1481 EXT 123. Please, do not hesitate to ask any questions you may have. We're very tight on space and need to get these animals into foster care as soon as possible! You can learn more about…

Unconditional Love Adoption Special – 50% off adult pets June 9th, 10th, 11th

Categories: Adoption Event

The unconditional love between pets and their humans is priceless! We’d like to help you find your furry loving companion, so we’re reducing adoption fees for adult pets at our main campus. Adoption fees for adult cats and dogs are 50% off from June 9th – 11th. That means adult dogs are $30 and cats are $15 to adopt. Puppies, kittens, and adopt-me-now pets do not qualify but there are so many lovable pets that do! Adoption fee includes: Spay/neuter…

Call for Summer Volunteers

Categories: Volunteer Info

Become a Summer volunteer! It's time for Summer and the Animal Defense League of Texas is looking for a group of diverse volunteers for the Paul Jolly Center for Pet Adoptions, located at 210 Tuleta Drive (across from the San Antonio Zoo). You can make a difference this Summer by donating your time to help abandoned, neglected, abused, and homeless pets find forever homes. You can save lives this summer with the Animal Defense League of Texas! There will be…

Big Give SA – Phyllis

Categories: Animal Defense League BlogsCommunity EventsFosterPet SpotlightWays to help ADL

This sweet girl is Phyllis, and she came to ADL weighing .07 pounds with a HUGE swollen front paw that looked like something had been wrapped around it. The paw was cold and devitalized. Our amazing veterinarian team performed the operation and amputated her front leg. Phyllis is the smallest and youngest pet that has received an amputation in ADL's history. Phyllis is recovering in foster care and will be a wonderful pet for someone soon! Did you know that…

Underdog of the Week – Champion

Champion was brought to the Animal Defense League by a Good Samaritan after he was hit by a car. At just a few months old, Champion was having difficulty breathing and was in extreme distress. Our medical team quickly realized that Champion’s lungs had collapsed due to a build-up of air around his lungs and they couldn’t expand to allowing Champion to breathe properly. An emergency procedure was done, removing the air around Champion’s lungs by carefully drawing it out…

ADL Water Gun Fight 2017 - May 4th at 6:30 pm

ADL’s Water Gun Fight

Categories: Community EventsWays to help ADL

Want to be a legend? Want to be a part of history? Want to have fun and help out homeless pets in San Antonio? The Animal Defense League of Texas invites everyone to their Main Campus on May 4, 2017. This event will be an attempt at the Guinness World Record for the largest water gun fight in the WORLD! While having fun, you're also helping Texas' oldest no-kill shelter save more lives and reminding everyone to keep your pets…

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…

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