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  • Hot Weather Tips

    Hot Weather Tips to avoid emergency situations and heatstroke in pets

    Puppies Drinking Water

    • If your dog is not used to exercise, go slow and ease into it. Just because your pet used to jog in the fall doesn’t mean he’s ready for summer. Make sure exercise becomes part of the daily routine to keep them healthy.

    • Exercise early in the morning and late evening when it is a bit cooler. Avoid the midday heat. It can be dangerous.

    • Be careful of pad burns on hot pavement and metal surfaces, this can make your pet uncomfortable and/or sensitive. If possible, try to walk on the grass or buy booties.

    • Offer small amounts of fresh cool (without ice) water frequently during the walk. Make sure plenty of water is available in an unspillable container throughout the day.

    • During the walk watch your pet for signs of tiring and too much panting. Panting with the tongue out of his mouth completely tells you it’s time for a break.

    • Try to walk in areas where there is shade.

    Car Temperatures Outside vs Inside

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  • Wellness Clinic

    Connecting Friends for LifeThe San Antonio Humane Society offers Low-Cost Wellness Clinics every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 8:00-noon. Clinics are held in the Curb Humane Education Center, and are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis.

    At these clinics, our veterinarians briefly examine your animal to determine if he/she is healthy enough to receive vaccinations. We also offer heartworm tests and prevention (if test is negative) for dogs, and flea/heartworm prevention for cats. Deworming is also available.  If our veterinarians feel your pet may be too sick for vaccines, they will refer you to your regular veterinarian or nearest emergency clinic immediately.

    Wellness Clinic Schedule
    Saturday, August 13, 8am - 12
    Saturday, August 27, 8am - 12
    Saturday, Sept. 10, 8am - 12
    Saturday, Sept. 24, 8am - 12

    Forms to fill out and bring
    Vaccination and Services Record, Vaccination and Microchipping, Texas Health and Safety Code Consent Form

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Featured Articles

  • 1 Hot Weather Tips
  • 2 Wellness Clinic
  • Hot Weather Tips

    Hot Weather Tips to avoid emergency situations and heatstroke in pets

    Puppies Drinking Water

    • If your dog is not used to exercise, go slow and ease into it. Just because your pet used to jog in the fall doesn’t mean he’s ready for summer. Make sure exercise becomes part of the daily routine to keep them healthy.

    • Exercise early in the morning and late evening when it is a bit cooler. Avoid the midday heat. It can be dangerous.

    • Be careful of pad burns on hot pavement and metal surfaces, this can make your pet uncomfortable and/or sensitive. If possible, try to walk on the grass or buy booties.

    • Offer small amounts of fresh cool (without ice) water frequently during the walk. Make sure plenty of water is available in an unspillable container throughout the day.

    • During the walk watch your pet for signs of tiring and too much panting. Panting with the tongue out of his mouth completely tells you it’s time for a break.

    • Try to walk in areas where there is shade.

    Car Temperatures Outside vs Inside

    Read More
  • Wellness Clinic

    Connecting Friends for LifeThe San Antonio Humane Society offers Low-Cost Wellness Clinics every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 8:00-noon. Clinics are held in the Curb Humane Education Center, and are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis.

    At these clinics, our veterinarians briefly examine your animal to determine if he/she is healthy enough to receive vaccinations. We also offer heartworm tests and prevention (if test is negative) for dogs, and flea/heartworm prevention for cats. Deworming is also available.  If our veterinarians feel your pet may be too sick for vaccines, they will refer you to your regular veterinarian or nearest emergency clinic immediately.

    Wellness Clinic Schedule
    Saturday, August 13, 8am - 12
    Saturday, August 27, 8am - 12
    Saturday, Sept. 10, 8am - 12
    Saturday, Sept. 24, 8am - 12

    Forms to fill out and bring
    Vaccination and Services Record, Vaccination and Microchipping, Texas Health and Safety Code Consent Form

    Read More

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  • Adoptable Dogs & Puppies +

    Adoption fees for Dogs:
    Puppies under 5 months - $130
    Dogs 5 months and older - $45
    Pit Bull/Pit Bull Mixes (over 4 months of age) - $25
    Fees vary for our Guardian Angel and Ambassador pets.

    This adoption fee includes: spay/neuter surgery, first set of vaccinations, microchip, de-wormer, flea and heartworm prevention, collar, tag, complimentary wellness exam within the first 5 days of adoption, 14 day complimentary follow up care at any VCA animal hospital , 30 days 24PetWatch Pet Insurance, and a free (after mail-in-rebate sent by SAHS staff) bag of Purina Pro Plan pet food.

    For more information, visit the San Antonio Humane Society at 4804 Fredericksburg Rd. or call (210) 226-7461.

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  • Adoptable Cats & Kittens +

    Adoption fees for Cats:
    Kittens under 5 months - $65
    Cats 5 months and older - $30
    Fees vary for our Guardian Angel and Ambassador pets.

    This adoption fee includes: spay/neuter surgery, first set of vaccinations, microchip, fiv/felv test, de-wormer, flea prevention, collar, tag, complimentary wellness exam within the first 5 days of adoption, 14 day complimentary follow up care at any VCA animal hospital , 30 days 24PetWatch Pet Insurance, and a free (after mail-in-rebate sent by SAHS staff) bag of Purina Pro Plan pet food.

    For more information, visit the San Antonio Humane Society at 4804 Fredericksburg Rd. or call (210) 226-7461.

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  • Adoption +

    Information & Applications
    Adoption Center Hours:
    - Monday through Sunday, 12-7pm
    - We are closed on all major holidays

    - We have Gift Certificates available!
    - For Adoption FAQ's!
    - Pet Resources
    - Pet Care Tips

    Fill out our online pet adoption application
    Download our pet adoption application

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    Adoption fees*:
    Dogs
    Puppies under 5 months = $130
    Dogs 5 months and older = $45
    Pit Bull/Pit Bull Mixes (over 4 months of age) - $25
    Special Pets for Special People - $25

    Cats
    Kittens under 5 months = $65
    Cats 5 months and older = $30

    This adoption fee includes: spay/neuter surgery, first set of vaccinations, microchip, fiv/felv test (cats only), de-wormer, flea prevention, heartworm prevention (dogs only), collar, tag, complimentary wellness exam within the first 5 days of adoption, 14 day complimentary follow up care at any VCA animal hospital, 30 days 24PetWatch Pet Insurance, and a free (after mail-in-rebate sent by SAHS staff) bag of Purina Pro Plan pet food. For more information, visit the San Antonio Humane Society at 4804 Fredericksburg Rd. or call (210) 226-7461.

    *Ask about our Ambassador Pets and pets with Guardian Angels (fees vary)!

    Ambassador Pets
    The San Antonio Humane Society is a no kill shelter that does not euthanize for space. As a result, any dog or cat can reside at the SAHS until they are adopted. Ambassador pets have a raised adoption fee that helps lend a paw to other pets looking for a forever home.  What makes an Ambassador pet? An Ambassador pet can include any highly adoptable dog or cat of any age or breed.

    Success stories
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    VCA Hostpitals
    Local San Antonio VCA Animal Hospitals are pleased to offer your new companion the following:
    (1) Complimentary overall wellness exam
    (2) Complimentary 14-day follow-up care
    For more information, please call (210) 226-7461.
    Find out more about VCA Animal Hospitals and their location!

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    Find out more about our 24PetWatch pet health insurance!

    Current Adoption Specials:
    Sea World's Happy Tails
    This is an animal adoption program that will provide pet lovers two free single-day admissions to SeaWorld when they adopt a dog or cat from a participating animal shelter.
    Sea World Happy Tails

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