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Pet Care

Find resources to care and pamper that special member of the family, your pet.

Animal Care Services

911: For Emergencies dealing with dangerous or unhealthy animals

311: For other animal related issues such as animals at risk, homeless or dead animals on streets 

Animal Care Services

4710 State Highway 151, San Antonio, TX  78227

Phone: (210) 207-4PET

Hours of Operation:

Adoption Center:

Tues–Fri 11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday and Monday CLOSED

Drop off stray animals or owner surrendered animals

Mon-Fri 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday 11:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.

Animal Care Services Events

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Welcome to SAPL's Pet Care Guide

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Explore this guide to find practical information, such as where to adopt a pet, discover local pet groups and more. 


How to Select the Best Pet for You

Cesar Millan: How to Pick the Best Shelter Pet for You 

Renown pet expert, Cesar Millan offers suggestions about adopting animals from pet shelters. Cesar emphasizes that potential pet owners need to assess the animal, and not necessarily the animal's story that is given by the shelter. The key observance is not the animal's history, but how the animal acts both inside and outside of the shelter crate.


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