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Code Red

Code Red

This year, we have had more Code Red days than in my four years at San Antonio Pets Alive! (SAPA!). SAPA! defines a Code Red when 25 or more dogs are being released to euthanasia by San Antonio Animal Care Services in one day. As soon as we learn from San Antonio Animal Care Services that 25 or…

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SAPA! Transition Kennels

SAPA! Transition Kennels

Day-after-day, our San Antonio Municipal Shelter (ACS) has been in what SAPA! defines as a Code Red situation. A Code Red means that 25 or more dogs and puppies are being released by ACS for possible euthanasia due to lack of space, and San Antonio Pets Alive! (SAPA!) has few or no…

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I'm Scared...

I'm Scared...

Dear Lifesaving Partner,  I've been with San Antonio Pets Alive! for four years and I can honestly say for the first time, I'm scared. There are so many puppies entering our municipal shelter right now and for the first time, it's more than we can save. We don't have…

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From the Desk of Rebecca Mayberry

From the Desk of Rebecca Mayberry

Dear Lifesaving Partner, As the Holidays are upon us, I hope you are safely gathering with family and friends, and surrounded by the people or the beautiful memories of those you love. While we’ve faced another year of uncertain times of stress and fear, there are…

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Check Out the REDFIN Article We Were Featured In...

Check Out the REDFIN Article We Were Featured In...

Experts Share Holiday Pet Safety Tips for a Happy and Healthy Festive Season The holiday season is upon us, and decking the halls with festive decor is one of the best parts of spreading holiday cheer. But with so many bright colors and tempting new scents, these delightful additions can pose a…

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A Message from the Desk of the Executive Director

A Message from the Desk of the Executive Director

July 20, 2021 - San Antonio Pets Alive! is under attack. We are learning that there is a huge misconception, and a lot of miscommunication by individuals who do not truly understand our lifesaving mission. Many people wrongly believe that San Antonio Pets Alive! is killing dogs, and that is 100%…

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17 gravely ill puppies and dogs need your help!

Once an animal is infected, the disease attacks their body within weeks. Symptoms of distemper include nasal/eye discharge, coughing, vomiting, lack of appetite and various neurological disorders (twitching, seizures, etc.). With a completely full unit, our medical staff is working diligently to…

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An Operations Update from our Executive Director

Dear SAPA! Supporter, I want to start by thanking everyone who has supported us this past month through donating, fostering, adopting and volunteering. We are so grateful for all you do for our homeless dogs and cats. COVID-19 has created unprecedented times, and I am in awe of the commitment to…

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