San Antonio Humane Society

El Rey Fido XVII

Ready to walk your dog down the road to royalty? The Fiesta® El Rey Fido fundraising competition begins Monday, October 1! You already treat your pooch like they’re descended from the crown, and now is your chance to make it official. Five dogs will earn the right to carry on the El Rey Fido legacy and walk the stage in royal and velvety attire—is your dog ready to raise the most funds for pets at the San Antonio Humane Society? Learn more and register at!

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El Rey Fido Coronation

The official crowning of El Rey Fido XVI and induction of the 2018 Royal Court will occur at the El Rey Fido Coronation, an official Fiesta® event on Saturday, April 21 at the Sheraton Gunter Hotel at 10:00 a.m. Viva El Rey Fido! Read more about El Rey Fido!

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The 2018 El Rey Fido & the Royal Court

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This year’s El Rey Fido fundraising competition was a close and exciting one! We are overjoyed by the involvement of all our canine contestants and their human companions. In total, all 2018 participants raised over $50,000 for the dogs and cats at the San Antonio Humane Society! Pictured here is our 2018 El Rey Fido XVI, Jerry Rosenthal (far right) and Royal Court: Princess of the Food Bowl, Alexandra Hamilton; Duchess of the Chew Toy, Ellie Wheeler; Duke of the Fire Hydrant, Sam; Knight of the Royal Court, Squish.


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