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San Antonio Humane Society

4804 Fredericksburg Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78229
(210) 226-7461

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.

Pets at Our Shelter:

Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:

Bexar County and its surrounding areas

About Our Shelter:

Our mission is to protect and improve the lives of dogs and cats by providing shelter, care, adoption, rescue, spay and neuter programs, and community education.

Company Overview
The San Antonio Humane Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, no kill shelter that has served Bexar County and its surrounding areas since 1952. Every year, the SAHS shelters, medically treats, and rehabilitates approximately 5,000 animals that have been injured, abused, owner surrendered, or found as strays until ready for adoption. As a no kill, adoption guarantee organization, SAHS saves both heal...thy and treatable dogs and cats with euthanasia reserved only for unhealthy and untreatable animals. Through our Volunteer, Foster Care, and Humane Education Programs such as Camp Humane, we educate the public on the importance of responsible pet ownership, micro-chipping and spaying/neutering. We offer adoptions and support the community’s No Kill Plan by transferring animals from the San Antonio and Bexar County government shelters. In the near future, we plan to expand our facility with a shelter medicine hospital for spay/neuter and treatment wards.

The San Antonio Humane Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit no kill organization that relies entirely on donations, grants and self generated revenue to operate. We are not affiliated with the Humane Society of the United States or ASPCA and does not receive support from the county, state or federal agencies

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San Antonio Humane Society
4804 Fredericksburg Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78229
Open: Every day 12pm - 7pm

Our Adoption Process:

What is the process for adopting a pet?
After you’ve found the pet you would like to adopt, we ask you spend 20-30 minutes with the pet to make sure he/she is your perfect companion. When you’re sure this is the pet for you, let the kennel staff know. They will place an “adoption pending” tag on the pet’s kennel and give you a paper with the pet’s name and ID number to take to the front desk. After presenting the paper to the front desk Adoption Counselors, they will give you an application to complete and return to them. A counselor will sit down with you as soon as possible to review your application and talk with you about the pet you’ve chosen to adopt.

What is the adoption fee?
For dogs 25lbs or less the adoption fee is $99*. For dogs more than 25lbs the adoption fee is $65*. For kittens 4 months and younger the adoption fee is $50*. For cats older than 4 months the adoption fee is $30*.
*Adoption fees are subject to change.

This adoption fee includes: spay/neuter surgery, first set of vaccinations, microchip, fiv/felv test (cats only), de-wormer, flea prevention, heartworm prevention (dogs only), collar, tag, complimentary wellness exam within the first 5 days of adoption, 14 day complimentary follow up care at any VCA animal hospital, 30 days 24PetWatch Pet Insurance, and a starter bag of Hill's Science Diet pet food. For more information, visit or call (210) 226-7461.

Our Adopted Pets:

We have helped lots of pets connect with loving and caring owners. Check out our adopted pets list!

Why should you adopt?

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a dog, adopting a cat, adopting a kitten or adopting a puppy versus getting dogs for sale, cats for sale, puppies for sale or kittens for sale from a dog breeder or a cat breeder? When someone is breeding puppies or breeding kittens, they are creating new dogs and cats who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog, cat, puppy or kitten and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale or buy a cat for sale from a puppy breeder or a kitten breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs and cats who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder or buying a cat or kitten for sale from a cat breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog, adopt a cat, adopt a puppy or adopt a kitten at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.