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Contact Us

General Inquiries

For inquires or concerns, contact or call 210-370-7612 (email preferred).

Please Note: San Antonio Pets Alive does not intake animals from the public. We rescue animals only from the City of San Antonio euthanasia list.



Please visit the Volunteer Tab for information about our Volunteer Program or contact us further assistance. email

If your group is interested in volunteering, please email


Foster Care Program

For general foster questions:

For medical questions of those ALREADY in foster care:



For general adoption questions:

To schedule a spay/neuter surgery for your “Pre-adopted” pet:

If your “Pre-adopted” pet is ill or you have general medical questions before your pets spay/neuter surgery:

To inquire about an animal listed on our Adoptable Dogs page, please email (include Animal ID# and your contact information):


If there is an animal in danger of euthanasia that you would like to adopt or foster, please email This includes all animals posted on the daily EBI pleas.



If you have not received an email to schedule your pets spay/neuter surgery within 1 week of your pets adoption, please send an email with the Animal ID in the subject line to


Happy Tales

If you have adopted from SAPA! and would like to share a picture or video of your new pet in their new home, please send your pictures or videos and update to We would love to see where they are now!


Media Inquiries

Press, media inquiries and requests for interviews should be directed to: *Please do not contact for direct animal care needs or other non-media related inquiries.



If you are having difficulty navigating the website or find an inactive link, please email



SAPA! Directory 

San Antonio Pets Alive! Directors

Maureen O’Nell – Executive Director 

Clare Callison – Operations Director

Krystal Mathis – Development Director

Carrie Collins  –  Community Engagement Director


San Antonio Pets Alive! Administrative Staff

Laura Heins – Office Manager

Jason Hernandez – Volunteer & Community Engagement Manager

Linka Bucknor-Smartt – Foster Manager

Sarah Faeth – Marketing & Events Manager

Steven Silver – Major Gifts & Planned Giving

San Antonio Pets Alive! Operations Staff

Amber Erikson – Live Release Manager

Paul Villarreal –  Live Release Manager

Gabriela Uresti – Clinic Manager

Kylie Brasher – Asst. Clinic Manager

Shelly Cady – Adoption Center Manager

Denise Trevino – Mobile Unit Manager

Raquel Lara – Adoption Center Lead

Gina Torres –  Adoption Center Lead

Alec Ojeda –  Adoption Center Lead

San Antonio Pets Alive! Support Staff

Kaleigh Burke – Rescue & Transport Coordinator

Lisa Kerpoe – Rescue & Transport Coordinator

Katie Rodgers – Foster Support Coordinator

Teri Appleby –  Foster Support Coordinator

Laurie Malchow – Foster Marketing/ Events Coordinator

Krystina Chandler – Data Manager

Olivia Tober – Bookkeeper



Mail-in your donation: P.O. Box 830006 San Antonio, TX 78283

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