Animal Care Services
Published on Monday, December 17, 2012
Four legged Christmas presents?
Residents urged to make an informed decision on giving pets as gifts
With the holidays quickly approaching, many people decide a new puppy or kitten would make the perfect Christmas gift. Animal Care Services does not discourage holiday pet adoptions, but does strongly encourage residents to make an informed decision when adopting a pet at any time of the year. Following are some considerations when pondering pets as gifts:
All potential adopters at Animal Care Services meet with the shelter’s adoptions counselors who help them complete a questionnaire aimed at matching potential adopters with the perfect pet for their family and lifestyle. We strongly encourage people to give gift cards to loved ones as an alternative to an actual pet. Gift cards are available at Animal Care Services for the adoption of dogs, cats, puppies and kittens. Animal Care Services will be hosting an ongoing Meowy Christmas and Happy Howlidays Adoption Party to encourage the continued placement of shelter dogs and cats. Companion animals adopted from ACS leave sterilized, vaccinated, de-wormed, licensed and micro-chipped and all new adopters receive a voucher for a bag of premium pet food as well as two tickets to Sea World. Animal Care Services will offer $25 dog/puppy adoptions and $10 cat/kitten adoptions on the following dates:
Animal Care Services will be closed Tuesday, December 25th (Christmas Day) and Tuesday, January 1st (New Year’s Day) to allow staff to enjoy the holidays.
Animal Care Services Department
Phone: 210.207.4PET (4738)
Address: 4710 State Highway 151
San Antonio, TX 78227
Adoption Center Hours:
By appointment only
(Last Adoption 30 minutes prior to closing)
Stray Intake: Call 311
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