What do you do when you lose an animal?
Call all animal control agencies in your town and surrounding areas. Animal control officers work through the police department and pick up stray animals. Call them or check their shelters at least every two days. Check with local neighborhood groups on Nextdoor or Facebook.
How many stray dogs are in San Antonio?
As noted earlier, the stray and roaming dog population in San Antonio is estimated to be approximately 34,636 at any given time.
Why do dogs run away from home?
Maybe you left them alone for a long time and they are lonely. Or they may have lots of energy to use up because they don’t have toys or other dogs to play with. Or maybe they are having more fun somewhere else. They could be going to a neighbor’s house where there are other dogs or kids to play with.
How many pets are in San Antonio?
All total, there are 498,976 dogs and cats living in 279,713 households in Bexar County.
What is a live release rate?
The Annual Live Release Rate is calculated by dividing total live outcomes (adoptions, outgoing transfers, and return to owner/guardian) by total outcomes (total live outcomes plus euthanasia not including owner/guardian requested euthanasia or died/lost in shelter/care).
Is it illegal to feed stray cats in San Antonio?
This is not a ban on feeding feral cats, so please don’t stop if you are doing it. It is simply new requirements on how to feed them. Also, if you are feeding feral cats, please get them fixed. If you need more information or training on how to care for feral cats, contact SAFCC’s helpline at 210-877-9067.
How do I find a lost pet in San Antonio?
Nextdoor or Craigslist to advertise pet. City of San Antonio Residents bringing in a lost pet must provide identification and pets must be leashed or in an appropriate carrier. Animals will only be accepted at the shelter if space is available. IF YOU FIND A LITTER OF PUPPIES OR KITTENS… please make every effort to locate “Mom.”
Does the city of San Antonio have animal shelters?
The City of San Antonio Animal Care Services is the largest, open admission shelter in South Texas and annually cares for tens of thousands of animals. Because the City of San Antonio has an animal overpopulation issue and with the sometimes hundreds of pets that come into ACS every day, kennel capacity can be limited.
Where can I find a dog or cat in San Antonio?
Found a Dog or Cat in Your Neighborhood? (San Antonio Residents Only) The City of San Antonio Animal Care Services is the largest, open-admission shelter in South Texas and annually cares for tens of thousands of animals.
Where can I get my Dog microchipped in San Antonio?
The San Antonio Humane Society offers microchip implantation and registration for only $28.75. Second, putting up signs and flyers is a good way for people to be on the lookout and recognize your pet, should it wander past them. Please e-mail your flyer or bring it to the front desk, and a SAHS staff member will happily enter it in our database.