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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Animal Protection & Welfare, Animal-Related, Animals

Mission: Mission: To protect and improve the lives of dogs and cats by providing shelter, care, adoption, rescue, spay and neuter programs, and community education. Vision: To create a community where every dog and cat is treated with respect and compassion, and has a permanent and loving home. To end pet overpopulation through spay and neuter programs and education.

Results: The San Antonio Humane Society is the number one animal adoption agency in the San Antonio area.

Target demographics: People who are passionate about dogs and cats, living in San Antonio and the surrounding area

Direct beneficiaries per year: By adopting out approximately a little more than 5,000 animals a year, our shelter gives stray animals an opportunity to be adopted into forever, loving homes

Programs: Adoption, Spay/Neuter, Wellness Clinics, Microchipping, Disaster Relief, Pet Guardianships, Transfer Program and Medical Rescue

Community Stories

4 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Board Member

Rating: 5

SA Humane Society is a wonderful organization that provides a much needed and outstanding service to the community. The staff and volunteers are friendly and helpful. The facility is clean and welcoming. The grounds are lovely and relaxing. When I have a challenging day, I make it my business to stop by and just walk through the complex-always new fur babies as the adoption rate is high-and maybe take one for a little walk. Always feel better afterwards. A great place!

Board Member

Rating: 5

The San Antonio Humane Society is a great place with it's dedicated staff and volunteers ! The mission to educate the community and improve the lives of our pets through adoption and medical services is an important one. I'm excited to be able to support and help with this mission. Keep up the great work!!

Board Member

Rating: 5

The San Antonio Humane Society is a phenomenal organization that truly cares for the pets and animals in San Antonio. The shelter is run and staffed with incredible, loving, and hardworking individuals that are doing their part everyday to meet the demands of our SA animal needs.

thank you!

Irene H.

Board Member

Rating: 5

The San Antonio Humane Society is a shining example of a non-profit organization living their mission day-in and day-out. Our results are continuously monitored and reported, in an effort to keep all of us focused on specific goals and objectives, as well as holding everyone accountable for our results.

I have found serving on the Board to be a wonderful experience . We are a diverse group that bring a wide array of experience. Our time together in Board and Committee meetings is always well-organized, highly productive and efficient.

The last comment I would like to make is about our staff and volunteers. You are hard-pressed to find a team of employees and volunteers that are more proud of the facility they support and the service they provide. Visitors are always taken by the wonderful environment within which the San Antonio Humane Society connects friends for life.