Animal Care Services has several locations throughout San Antonio to provide various pet resources for the community.
Opened in the Fall of 2007, our 20-acre campus is the center of operations for the City of San Antonio Animal Care Services Department. Services available include adoptions, owner reclaim, City license and permit purchasing, pet microchipping, stray pet drop-off, mandated rabies observation, and volunteer opportunities. Our campus contains 2 buildings for stray and adoptable dogs, a cattery for stray and adoptable cats, an annex building housing our training rooms (available for rent) and volunteer offices – all open to the public.
One of our partners, San Antonio Pets Alive!, operates Building 1 on our campus with pets also available for adoption. You will also find representatives from San Antonio Humane Society and Animal Defense League on our campus as they assist with finding live outcomes for those pets brought to this facility.
In addition, the 151 location also hosts weekly low-cost vaccination clinics, pet trainings, volunteer opportunities, and other community events. Check out our calendar for a list of events!
Animal Care Services 151 Main Campus is located at 4710 State Highway 151 off of Highway 151 and Old Highway 90 Road. We are located right next door to the San Antonio Food Bank. We are open 7 days a week, please see our hours of operation listed at the bottom of this page for exact information.
The Paul Jolly Center for Pet Adoptions, which opened in the Fall of 2013, is a city-owned facility managed and operated by one of our partners, San Antonio Pets Alive!. Shaded by a centuries old Heritage oak tree, the 8,200 square foot Adoption Center features indoor/outdoor kennels, "get acquainted" areas, puppy housing, and a cattery for feline adoptions.
The Paul Jolly Center Center for Pet Adoptions is located in Brackenridge Park at 210 Tuleta Drive, just across the street from the San Antonio Zoo. The Adoption Center is open 7 days a week: Monday-Friday from 11am – 7pm and Saturday/Sunday from 11am – 6pm.
For more information, please visit San Antonio Pets Alive’s website or call (210) 651-2559.
As part of the Brackenridge Pet Center, the Petco Pavilion is a City-owned facility managed and operated by our partner, San Antonio Pets Alive!. The campus’ open-air, covered pavilion is perfect for special events like adopt-a-thons, obedience training classes, training opportunities for pet owners, and is available for public reservation. Interested parties can contact San Antonio Pets Alive via their website or by calling (210) 651-2559.
The Petco Spay + Neuter Clinic, which is part of the Brackenridge Pet Center, is a City-owned facility managed and operated by our partner, Pet Shotz. The 2,400 square foot clinic offers low-cost wellness exams, vaccinations, as well as spay/neuter services for both dogs and cats. The Spay + Neuter Clinic is open Monday-Saturday from 9am – 5pm (Saturdays 1pm – 5pm is by appointment only) and are located at 210 Tuleta Drive, Building 3, in Brackenridge Park, just across the street from the San Antonio Zoo. For more information, please visit Pet Shotz’s website or call (210) 735-1004.
Part of the 2012-2017 Capital Bond Program, ACS will be building additional kennel facilities at the location of one of our partners, the Animal Defense League. These kennel will hold pets solely rescued from ACS and expect to rescue a maximum capacity of 3,000 pets per year. Construction has begun and is expected to be completed by Winter 2014.