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Kitten rescued from dumpster gets happily ever after

Last week, our Animal Care Officers sprung into action after getting dispatched to a call for a trapped kitten! The kitten was stuck by a dumpster and desperately crying out for help. Our officers dug to the bottom of the dumpster to see if the kitten was possibly under all of the trash, but no luck. Upon further inspection, the kitten was spotted under the dumpster, but out of reach.  




Keep Pets Safe This Howl-O-Ween

ACS offers pet safety tips during trick-or-treating season

Halloween is fast approaching and ongoing COVID related cautions will likely change some traditional activities like door to door trick-or-treating. Despite this “new normal,” Halloween is still considered a family-oriented holiday and many people like to include their pets in the festivities. Animal Care Services offers these tips to keep your entire family safe--whether they have two legs or four!




Animal Care Services seeks clues in kitten cruelty case

Investigators seeking information on individual who drowned kitten in San Antonio river

CONTACT: Lisa Norwood, 210.207.6665 210.315.3130
Alfonso Rios, 210.207.6589 956.961.5782




San Antonio Animal Care Services - New Campus Hours Effective Monday, July 20

The ongoing pandemic has led the way to changes everywhere in our world – and how we work at San Antonio Animal Care Services is no exception. In the last few months, we’ve shifted how we operate at the shelter to be able to continue to serve our community.  




8 Ways You Can Be Prepared on Pet Fire Safety Day

If an emergency were to happen right now, would you be able to keep you and your pets safe? 

The thought alone is stressful, sad, and feels so unlikely that we just end up trying not to think of it at all. Although we can never completely prevent fires from happening, we can have peace of mind by being as prepared as possible to keep us and our pets safe in case they do. The key is to keep our pets in mind and be ready to act at any given time.