Adoption Responsibilities

We provide our dogs with vaccinations and microchips, we test for heartworms, treat for fleas/ticks, and spay/neuter prior to adoption. Some animals require additional veterinary care such as surgeries and heartworm treatments. We do everything we can to ensure that the animals we place for adoption are free and clear of all disease.

Unfortunately, even though every attempt has been made to ensure that the adoptable animals we have are healthy, it is impossible to guarantee an animal’s health. Many diseases may not show any signs for days or even weeks. If signs of illness are not shown while the animal is in our custody, we may not be aware of any illnesses. Furthermore, we cannot predict if an animal may develop health conditions in the future. Because of that, we want to make sure that you are willing to accept the responsibility to take care and treat any illness or health condition that the dog you adopt may have after it has been adopted.

Is Adopting a Pet Right for You?

Before completing the adoption application, you should consider the following requirements:

  • Be 21 years old
  • Have the time to provide proper care and training
  • Have financial means to provide essential care such as quality food, bedding, toys, treats, vet care, monthly heartworm and flea/tick preventatives, as well as possible emergency care
  • Know what you would you do if the animal got sick or injured.

If you live outside our area, you must be available to come to San Antonio, or make transportation arrangements. We do not have a transport company, but will help facilitate in any way we can.

And most importantly: Are you willing and able to make this serious commitment to love and care for this pet, for the rest of its life?

Contract & Application

In an effort to maintain proper social distancing measures, we have made our adoption contract and spay/neuter contract available online. Adoption and spay/neuter contracts and online payment is accepted only for adopters who have a scheduled meet and greet with the animal and have been given approval by our adoption coordinator. View Adoption Contract.

Once your application has been approved, you will be contacted to set up a meet and greet. Fill out an application here.

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❤️🐶🐱 It's Thankful Thursday and we want to give a HUGE shoutout to Natalie Pinette (teacher) with Paws Cause from Reagan High School! She led a donation drive to gather items for our SNIPSA rescues! She and her students collected toys, cleaning products, treats, and more! Thank you SO much to Natalie and her students with Paws Cause!
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❣️ 🐶🐱 CALL FOR DONATIONS! We desperately need the following donations! If you can help, please drop off at our office location or direct message us for our office address! Thank you SO much for your constant support! ❤️

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Happy Hump Day! Here's a cute video of some of our newest puppy intakes waiting for their bath with their foster to help get you through the week! ❤🙃🐶

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Update: transport found! Thank you! Transport Needed to pick up 2 poodles in Austin anytime today or tomorrow! If you can help, please direct message us! Thank you!

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If you're looking to adopt a puppy, look no further! We just got intakes of puppies galore! Apply for any puppy you see by filling out an application at SNIPSA.org and notating which puppy you are interested in that is in this video!

We are also looking for fosters for these adorable puppies! If you are interested in fostering, Call/Text 210-372-5995 or email snipsafoster@gmail.com!

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⛱ Sal, our office cat, is ready for summer weather!
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SNIPSA has our very own Goldilocks... we will call him "Billy-locks"! He found the smallest bed in the office and decided to try it out! 😅 This adorable boy is still up for adoption!
Apply for him at SNIPSA.org!

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Ready for the weekend?! These pups are!

Some of us still need fosters!
If you are interested in fostering us, please call or text us at Call/Text 210-372-5995 or email snipsafoster@gmail.com.

We are also up for adoption! Apply for us at SNIPSA.org!

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Tami, our vet tech has her very own maternity ward here at SNIPSA... by her desk. She's massaging Heidi, our newest intake while she is getting ready to give birth to her puppies!

Coming up next... Puppies!

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SNIPSA got an unexpected “return” today! After being in a home for a year, Thin Mint was left at our door. He seems to know a few commands like sit, stay, and shake. Intelligent and playful , this boy does well with other dogs but go slowly with cats. He tends to chase them 🙂 He is a LOVER and quite the people dog. Just check out the video of Thin Mint lounging on the floor! He enjoys walks and appears leash trained. So help us spread the word to any and everyone that might be interested in one year old Labrador Rhodesian mix. Thin Mint deserves a permanent and committed family. 
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