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 San Antonio Pets Alive! is not a shelter. We are a life-saving organization founded on the tenet: Killing is not a solution. It is our obligation to find lifesaving solutions. San Antonio Pets Alive! (SAPA!) began its life saving work as a reaction, a reaction to a devastating situation in our backyard where thousands (19,458 in 2011 to be exact) of dogs and cats were euthanized at the City’s shelter. In 2012 SAPA! launched its model of pulling animals at the city shelter who were kenneled, awaiting euthanasia, to save their lives. In our now six-year history, SAPA! has saved the lives of over 40,000 dogs and cats with no other hope. San Antonio now consistently realizes a save-rate in the eightieth percentile, some months at ninety percent. The model saves the lives of dogs and cats no one else will help; puppies with parvo, orphaned kittens too young to survive without a mother, dogs considered undesirable because of their size or physical characteristics as well as thousands more, hit by cars, heartworm positive or abandoned. SAPA!’s Mission Statement: We focus on saving the lives of the dogs and cats already on the euthanasia list at the city shelter.


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San Antonio Pets Alive! is a proud recipient of funding from Maddie's Fund ®, helping to achieve a no-kill nation #ThanksToMaddie.

Since 1999, the Petco Foundation has been guided by one single mission: to create a better world for animals and the people who love and need them. And it all begins with love. San Antonio Pets Alive! receives generous funding from the the Petco Foundation.




P.O. Box 830006 San Antonio, TX 78283 | 210-370-7612 | info@sanantoniopetsalive.org


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