32 Ways San Antonians Are Kicking Ass During the Coronavirus Pandemic

It looks like San Antonio may be sheltering in place for the rest of the month — if not longer — to…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The San Antonio Food Bank leading the charge to keep local families fed.
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20 Adoptable Animals in San Antonio That Would Make a Great Roommate

Over at the Animal Defense League, there are plenty of animals that just want some loving. Stop by and choose which you…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Colt
"Hi, I’m Colt! I’m a bashful boy with cute scraggly Benji-like hair. I’m currently looking for a special person who’ll understand that I’m a bit of a nervous guy. However, I can be playful and enjoy having fun! You’ll just need to go slow with me when we meet. I’m trying my best to build up courage and I’m sure with the right person in a loving home, my personality will blossom! If you’re willing to give me a chance at a forever home, then please come spend some quality time with me!"
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20 Adoptable Animals in San Antonio That Would Look Great Next to a Christmas Tree

No, we're not encouraging gifting an animal since that doesn't always result in responsible pet ownership. But we are saying that these…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Gonzo
"Hi, I’m Gonzo! Oooo got a treat? I love treats! I know how to sit for treats too and I’m sure I can learn more because I’m a smart boy. I am a nice dog with an elegant fur-coat and a big heart. Don’t I have a beautiful smile too? I’m very much ready to find my forever home and I hope that it can be a home with you!"
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20 Adoptable Dogs That Want to Be Your Best Friend

There's plenty of pups that need a warm home and loving family. Get to the Animal Defense League of Texas to find…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Virginia
"You may not know which eye to look at since they are so different, but take your pick – they both work and they’re both looking adoringly at you. I’m an active girl, but that doesn’t mean I ignore you. In fact, I give the greatest hugs you’ve ever seen. I gently jump up and wrap my front legs around you, and when I do that you know you’re loved. I even love your children, and they love me because I’m so sweet and fun. I’m smart too – I’m great on the leash and I sit for treats. I just know that soon someone will say, “Yes Virginia, there is a forever home."
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20 Adoptable Animals That Want to Go Home With You Today

Skip the animal superstore and get your new furry loved one from the Animal Defense League of Texas! There are plenty of…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Big Boy"They don’t call me Big Boy for no reason! I have a big body with a big heart! I am a charming boy who just wants attention and TREATS! Yum! I’ll be ready to sit for a tasty treat and even shake your hand. I love food so much that I would prefer to be left alone with my food as I chow down on it. I do not share with anyone! I enjoy being around people but I prefer to go to a home with no children. I need someone strong enough to handle my strength on the leash because sometimes I forget how strong I can be. Come by and meet me! I’ll be ready to lean on you and love you! And I hope that you’ll love me right back. I can’t wait to meet you!"
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20 Adoptable Dogs That You Could Be Petting Right Now

The Animal Defense League of Texas, a no-kill shelter located 11300 Nacogdoches Road, has several dogs that are currently looking for a…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Maui
"Hello hello, Maui is my name, and I got to say it is great that you’re reading about me. I am as friendly as can be and as welcoming as can be! I love hugs but then again who doesn’t love snuggly hugs. It will be the best time ever to have you come over so we can meet and get to know each other!"
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20 Adoptable Animals That Need a Warm Home This Winter

It's cold out, and there's plenty of dogs and cats that could use a warm place to lay their head at night.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Lloyd"No, I am not a bear, I’m just Lloyd the handsome chow chow mix. I was brought to ADL due to Hurricane Harvey and now I’m ready to find a forever home! My handsome bear-ish looks get me a lot of attention. Most people have the urge to give me a big ol’ hug because I look like a big cuddly bear, but please, take it easy with me! I am deaf and don’t have the best eye sight, so it’s very easy to startle me. I also prefer to not have my neck touched. It’s just not my thing! Since children like to hug, I prefer a home with no children. Overall, I am a friendly old man. I also enjoy slow strolls in the park and I like treats. I’m looking for a calm home where I can relax and be loved. I would probably be okay with a little dog sibling too, one who is as calm as me. Do you think you can be that special person for me? Then come by and visit me!"
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20 Adoptable Cats and Dogs That Would Make the Perfect Roommate

Why adopt a new family member from a big pet retailer when you can shop local? All of these adorable pups and…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Echo"I must have been mistreated at some point in my life, because frankly, I have some behavior issues that I’m getting help resolving. I’m trying very hard because I want a new life in a forever home more than anything. I do what’s called “resource guarding” – I protect things like my food and toys and get angry when someone gets too close when I have them. I’m also uncomfortable being handled unless I’m the one who initiates it. I know good things wait on the other side, and with hard work on my part and patience and love on yours, I can be a wonderful dog again like I was before. Imagine how great it would be to be part of my journey!"
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20 Adoptable Animals That Want to Go Home With You Today

What is a home without a furry one to make you smile and keep you company? Incomplete, at least to us. Pay…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Biggs
“When you first visit me in my kennel I’m going to go wild. I’m sorry but I just can’t help it. When I first came to the Animal Defense League, I had demodex mange and after being cooped up for treatment for so long I’m wild for fun. I’m very energetic, playful and I love to jump. Once I calm down all I want to do is lean on my human’s legs. Are yours the legs I’m destined to lean on for the rest of my life? If so, come adopt me today!”
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16 Cute Cats That Need a Home for the Holidays

Is there something missing from your family's holiday cards this year? Probably an adorable pet! Complete your family with one of these…

By San Antonio Current Staff

DisneyHi, I’m Disney. I was brought to ADL from Best Friends Animal Society who was working with ADL to transfer Hurricane Harvey pets into the shelter. Now I’m here and ready to find my forever home. I am a nervous kitty! Please go slow with me when we meet. I’m waiting for a special person who’ll give a shy kitty like me a chance to be loved forever. If you think you can be that special person for me, then please consider giving me a chance!
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20 Adoptable Dogs Looking for a Family This Holiday Season

The Animal Defense League of Texas, a no-kill shelter here in San Antonio, has several dogs that are looking for a forever…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Ronald
I have a pretty unique look to me and I’m a sociable fella. In fact, I really like other dogs even if they don’t want anything to do with me! For that reason, I’d like to meet any potential fur-siblings to see how well we get along. I have tons of energy and I love to play but I also have a lover boy side where I’ll melt your heart cuddling. My cuddling can sometimes involve me resting my entire 50 pound body in your lap. I’m a well-rounded dog ready for my forever home especially if it has other dogs in it but no cats please!
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25 Adorable Dogs and Cats You Can Adopt Today in San Antonio

Why adopt a new family member from a big pet retailer when you can shop local? All of these adorable pups and…

By San Antonio Current Staff

BJ
"Hello! When I came to ADL they found out I had an ear infection, heartworms, and a chemical burn on my body.  The ADL veterinarian team treated me immediately and I’m now doing so much better! I am clear of my ear infection, I’m currently going through heartworm treatment and my burns are quickly healing.  Overall, I am a chill dog, especially when I’m in a car. I will sit patiently in the backseat and enjoy the ride. I like yummy treats and like most bulldogs will drool like mad for them. I even know how to sit for treats and I know I can learn more tricks. Nobody knows what I went through before I got here but I’m ready to leave the past behind me. I’m now looking forward to a bright future in a loving home of my own with someone who will love me forever."
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13 San Antonio Dogs That Are in the Market for a New Home

The Animal Defense League of Texas, a no-kill shelter located 11300 Nacogdoches Road, has several dogs that are currently looking for a…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Toberlone
    "If you think about it, I am kind of the color of a classic Toblerone bar, with its chocolate, nougat,  almonds and honey. About as sweet, too. I’ve got lots of pep in my step, but I’m settled enough that I have learned the sit and stay commands. I like kids and other dogs, and what I’d really like is a forever home with people who love me and who I can love right back. I’m waiting right here for you."
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15 Dogs at the ADL that Would Love to Move In With You

The Animal Defense League of Texas, a no-kill shelter located 11300 Nacogdoches Road, has several dogs that are currently looking for a…

By San Antonio Current Staff

 Odie
    "I am big and somewhat of a handful, but that’s just because I get so excited to see people when I’m in a kennel all day. I’m really a very sweet boy and I love people of all sizes a lot. I was a stray and a nice family took me in and kept me while they were waiting for an opening here, and they said lots of nice things about me. They say I know how to walk nicely on a leash but that I need a yard because I need a lot of exercise. I play well with children – I was very good with their 3-year-old and would kiss her when she hugged my neck and leaned all over me. I would lie quietly next to the girl’s mother while she worked or cooked. I’m a great family dog and I really want another family to love. Here I am – come get me!"
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25 Dogs at the ADL that are Available Right Now

The Animal Defense League of Texas, a no-kill shelter located 11300 Nacogdoches Road, has several pups that are currently looking for a…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Hercules
    Looking to bring home a hero from the Defense League? Hercules is your guy. This three-year-old terrier mix is a shy pup who needs a patient and loving person to take him home.
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10 Cats at the Animal Defense League that are Available Right Meow

The Animal Defense League of Texas, (11300 Nacogdoches Rd, 210-655-1481) a no-kill shelter located in San Antonio, is currently home to these 10…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Izzy"It takes me a moment to not feel timid around new people I meet. Please know that I will eventually warm up to you and you’ll see that I can be friendly. I just need to gain your trust first, so be gentle and approach me slowly when we first meet. I’m sometimes a little spicy but I promise that there is a sweet side to my spicy personality. I’d like to find a home where I’m the only feline in the household and where I can be loved forever."
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Adorable Dogs Available Right Now at the Animal Defense League

The Animal Defense League of Texas, a no-kill shelter located 11300 Nacogdoches Road, has several pups that are currently looking for a…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Serena
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