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Jul

2020

7 Tips for Keeping Your Pets Safe Before and During Fireworks

Every year, shelters around the country see an increase in lost pets around the 4th of July holiday. At San Antonio Animal Care Services, we see a large increase in 311 calls for roaming pets, and crowds of  pet parents visiting our shelter to look for their lost pets.  

The best way to prepare yourself and your pet for fireworks season is to be proactive and mindful of their feelings during this time. To make it easier, we've put together helpful tips to make this holiday less stressful for you and your pet! 

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Jun

2020

4 Top Dog-friendly Hiking Spots in the San Antonio Area

Are you and your pup itching for an adventure together? Rushing rivers, impressive hikes, and amazing views await! There are plenty of opportunities to bond with your pet as you hike a trail or splash into a river right here in Central Texas.

To share the top four hiking grounds near San Antonio, we bring you Crystal, @crystall_pistol – who also happens to be one of our San Antonio Animal Care Officers! When she’s not rescuing pets in SA, she spends her time researching and exploring the many parks San Antonio has to offer.

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Jun

2020

Happy Tails: May 25,2020 – May 31,2020

426 pets found a home this past week!
  • 127 pets were adopted
  • 19 pets left with foster families
  • 153 pets left with our rescue partners
  • 127 pets were reunited with their families!

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Jun

2020

Two simple ways you can help us save TWICE as many pet lives!

During the COVID-19 crisis many organizations, including ACS, have had to adjust and explore new methods to continue providing essential services. San Antonio Animal Care Services has recently gone through many changes to continue serving the pets and people in our community – and we are seeking to do even more.

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May

2020

Animal Care Services to receive up to $20,000 in matching grant from Petco Foundation

Investment will help save more pets in San Antonio through the COVID-19 crisis

CONTACT: Lisa Norwood, 210.207.6665; 210.315.3130
Lisa.norwood@sanantonio.gov
Alfonso Rios, 210.207.6589; 956.961.5782
Alfonso.rios@sanantonio.gov

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Apr

2020

How to Help Homeless Pets in Need during the COVID-19 crisis.

How can you help animal shelters and pets in need during this time? We've created a mini-guide that lists ways you and your family can get involved.

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Apr

2020

What to do if You Find Kittens During the Covid-19 Crisis

Step-by-Step guide on what to do if you find kittens during the pandemic.

During the Covid-19 crisis, we will be limiting our public intake in practice of safe social distancing. For San Antonio residents, if you find kittens that appear sick or injured, please contact 3-1-1...

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