When you adopt a pet from a shelter or other rescue organization, you save a life.
When you adopt from San Antonio Pets Alive! you open up a kennel for another dog or cat.

*** UPDATE!  Due to COVID-19, all locations are appointment only.  To meet a dog or cat at one of our locations, please schedule an appointment.


To schedule an appointment at Building One @ Animal Care Services, please email   To schedule an appointment at our Medical Clinic, please email Thank you!

Adoption Application Disclaimer: Filling out the adoption application does NOT guarantee a hold or confirmation of adoption on the pet you applied for. All applications are reviewed and must be accepted by our trained counselors before a pet is adopted. Please allow 24-48 hours for our adoption team to contact you in regards to your application.

Adoption Prices

  • $150 puppies, under 6 months
  • $60 dogs, over 6 months
  • $75 kittens, under 6 months
  • $35 cats, over 6 months
  • $25 urgent dogs (dogs on euthanasia list)

Each SAPA! pet adopted includes:

  • Spay / Neuter surgery
  • Up-to-date on vaccinations
  • Microchip
  • Up-to-date on heartworm and flea preventatives

Our adoption goals:

  • To find responsible individuals to adopt
  • To raise awareness on the importance of adopting and not shopping
  • To decrease euthanasia rates in shelters
  • To raise awareness about the importance of spay/neuter for pet population control

Adoption requirements

  • You must spend at least 30 minutes with the dog or cat you want to adopt
  • You must fill out our application and meet with an adoption counselor
  • You must be at least 18 years of age
  • You must show a picture ID with your current address. If this isn’t available, we will accept a picture ID with a current utility bill
  • A SAPA! conducted “meet and greet” with current household dogs or cats is generally recommended for all adult dogs