Primp Your Pit
Did you know that spaying (females) or neutering (males) your pet can prevent them from developing mammary tumors and certain cancers, such as testicular and ovarian?
For only $20, your Pit Bull or Pit Bull mix can be spayed or neutered at the SAHS during the month of August! If needed, a rabies vaccine and nail trim are included. To make an appointment, call (210) 424-7595 or visit SAhumane.org/spayneuter.
We hope to see you and your Pit Bull soon!
Do You Have PTSD?
The South Texas Veterans Health Care System and the SAHS are conducting a collaborative research study to explore whether adopting a dog from the SAHS might benefit Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
To be eligible for this 6-month study, Veterans need to have had a dog previously but not to have had a pet in the last 12 months. There are also other requirements, which study staff will be glad to discuss with potential participants. The adoption fee is waived and 8 weeks of obedience training are provided at no charge. Veterans are responsible for the other costs of caring for their pet, except for veterinary care, which is provided free of charge during the study. Participants will receive compensation for their time.
If you are a Veteran with PTSD or know one who might be interested in participating in this study, please contact Dr. Ana Allegretti, the study coordinator, at (210) 617-5300 ext. 16079. Visit SAhumane.org/PTSD for more info!
This loving pup is Chloe! Clearly, Chloe is not just your average puppy. When she was transferred from Animal Care Services to the SAHS in mid-May she was in need of a helping paw. After our Chief Veterinarian evaluated Chloe, the decision was made to remove both of her eyes for her overall health and wellbeing. At the early age of 4-months-old, Chloe hasn’t let anything hold her back. She is a normal, happy, playful puppy who would make a great addition to any loving and caring home. Because Chloe cannot see, she is looking for owners that can provide her with proper care and attention and allow her time to adjust to her new surroundings. Chloe loves to play with soft toys and give tons of puppy kisses! Of course, at this age this adorable Chihuahua mix is still learning so she hopes that her owners will be patient with her as she learns how to become a “grown up” dog. Has Chloe captured your heart? Adopt her today at the SAHS!