An Operations Update from our Executive Director

Dear SAPA! Supporter, I want to start by thanking everyone who has supported us this past month through donating, fostering, adopting and volunteering. We are so grateful for all you do for our homeless dogs and cats. COVID-19 has created unprecedented times, and I am in awe of the commitment to continue saving lives. My […]

Cuddle Shuttle: Foster pet and food delivery

Thank you for fostering a San Antonio Pets Alive! pet, we are so appreciative you opened up your home.  I know times are hard right now, and we are all trying to avoid leaving our homes, so to help out we have created a “Cuddle Shuttle” service. The “Cuddle Shuttle” delivers foster pets and dog/cat […]

Drive Thru Medical Clinic

San Antonio Pets Alive!’s medical clinic is now appointment only.  To limit person-to-person interaction, we are now only providing routine and preventative care through a drive thru system. You must book your appointment in advance (one animal per slot) using our Medical Clinic Drive Thru Appointment form HERE. *All appointment cancellations must done 24 hours ahead […]

COVID-19: Program Operations Changes

Dear fosters, volunteers and adopters, We have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and shifting to adhere to CDC guidelines.  To ensure the health of our staff and fosters, we are implementing the following changes until further notice to reduce person-to-person interaction: 1.  Foster Program We are in need of fosters opening up their home […]

Letter from the Executive Director: COVID-19

Dear SAPA! Supporters,   In light of COVID-19, San Antonio Pets Alive! needs your help more than ever.  With so much uncertainty in our community and world right now, we need emergency gifts to ensure we have critical operating funding so COVID-19 does not hurt or stop our lifesaving mission. Our goal is to raise […]

Tips to a happy and safe Thanksgiving with pets

Thanksgiving is the time for family, friends and feasts–but these celebrations come with some possibly dangerous situations for your furry family member.  Follow these tips to keep your holiday full of thanks! Bones can be dangerous for your pet! Keep turkey with bones in it away from your pet.  These bones can splinter, be brittle […]

Benefits of adopting an older pet

In honor of November being “Adopt a Senior Pet” month, we have reasons why older pets are THE BEST. There are so many different aspects to consider when it comes to adopting your new furry family member: size, gender, breed, age…Many older dogs and cats in the shelters find themselves waiting a long time for […]

Halloween Safety Tips

One of the most rewarding things on Halloween may be to dress up and go trick-or-treating especially if you have children. Do you typically take your pets too or do they stay at home? On this fun-filled night, be sure to follow these five easy safety tips so that your pets are included in your […]

Lifesaving is Hard Work: A letter from our ED

Dear Fosters, I’m surrounded by San Antonio Pets Alive! lifesavers.  You all are caring and motivated doers who are on a lifesaving mission.  We work around the clock managing our careers, family responsibilities and caring for our own animals.  We then spend the rest of our time fostering animals, passing each other as we wait […]

6 Ways to Make Crate Training Easier

Crate training is an invaluable skill that can make life with your dog feel like a walk in the park. However, the process of crate training is not always as easy as anyone would like. Here are six ways to make crate training a little easier for you and your dog. 1. Start Small In […]