Adopt: Information & Pet Search - The City of San Antonio

June 14th, 2017San Antonio Pets Alive! urges locals to adopt shelter pets
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You might see a cat or kitten for sale at a San Antonio pet store and assume that buying a cat is the only option. Or you might, as many people do, believe that a cat for sale from a store or a breeder in San Antonio is somehow “better” than one you might find for adoption in a San Antonio animal shelter. This is a common misconception, and it couldn’t be further from the truth. The cats and kittens available for adoption at your local shelters and rescue groups are wonderful, sweet, healthy companions who are homeless through no fault of their own. Many times, animals end up in shelters simply because their former owner encountered a financial hardship and could no longer afford to care for them, or perhaps even lost their own home. Whatever the reason, most cats and kittens in shelters are great former pets who have lived in homes, and are often already litterbox trained.
PetSmart Everyday Adoption Center: 8520 FourWinds Dr. San Antonio,Tx 78239
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Established in 2012, SAPA! is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization created specifically to work in partnership with to reduce the number of adoptable animals euthanized in San Antonio. We do that by providing and supporting programs that target at-risk shelter populations, such as neo-natal kittens and puppies, pets with treatable medical issues, and animals with behavior challenges. A no-kill community saves 90% of the animals that enter its shelter system, and SAPA! is proud to be part of San Antonio’s life-saving efforts. San Antonio Pets Alive will be holding adoption events EVERYDAY at PetSmart! Come join us each day from 12-5PM at
Photo provided by FlickrSan Antonio Pets Alive will waive adoption fees for our senior citizens wishing to adopt a senior pet!
Photo provided by FlickrTop image: A dog that is awaiting adoption or fostering at San Antonio Pets Alive! Photo by Scott Ball.
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Have you saved a life before? When you adopt from the Animal Defense League of Texas, you do not save just one life; you save two! How do you ask? You would be saving the pet that
you’ve decided to adopt, and that would open up a kennel for us to save another unwanted, neglected, abused or abandoned pet in San Antonio. By adopting from ADL, you are helping solve the problem.An adoption representative from the San Antonio Feral Cat Coalition is on site at the Petco-Fiesta Trails (DeZevala Rd.) and Petco-La Plaza del Norte (410/San Pedro) stores the second and fourth , . Check our Facebook page for possible updates and additional adoption events.Paul Jolly Center for Pet Adoptions
210 Tuleta Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78212
(across from the zoo)
Open daily: 11am – 7pmWe hope to raise awareness of the plight of companion canines in San Antonio and educate the public on responsible pet ownership one foster and adopter at a time.The Animal Defense League of Texas is the oldest nonprofit, no-kill shelter in San Antonio with a four-star rating from Charity Navigator. The Animal Defense League of Texas began operation of the Paul Jolly Center for Pet Adoptions this fall through a contract with the City of San Antonio.Cindy Cox of San Antonio, like many others, started out on the Facebook threads – she loves dogs, she became aware of our city’s issues with pet overpopulation and shelter situations, and in sharing a dog posted by a friend that was later adopted, she realized, “Wow, this is something I really can do to help.”