Shannon R. Espy, DVM

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Dr. Espy serves as the Executive Director of SNIPSA which was founded in 2006 with the help of her husband and a group of caring individuals committed to creating change for the pets of San Antonio. She received her DVM from Texas A&M University in 1999 and moved to Kentucky where she embarked on her first mobile spay/neuter clinics sterilizing dogs/cats in tobacco warehouses.

With a passion for saving the homeless, she returned to Texas with her husband and worked in the private veterinary sector until SNIPSA grew to the organization it is today. She is active in all aspects of the non-profit providing veterinary care for animals in its adoption program and facilitating its Big Fix spay/neuter outreach clinics.

Dr. Espy is the mother of four children and houses a variety of injured and sick animals in her home. Having fostered hundreds of animals through the years- her husband doesn’t even ask the names of the animals in the morning knowing they may very well be different by the afternoon. She couldn’t do what she does without the endless support of her family and devoted SNIPSA staff.

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Meet our Rescue of the Week- Braveheart! 🐶❤️

I came from Karnes County to SNIPSA a few weeks ago and though I am a little shy at first and unsure of what lies ahead, I sure do have a big heart! I’m looking for a family that will provide the love, snuggles and security of being a beloved pet – something I have never had. I am confident that with time, my glowing personality will shine through! I am happy to be an only dog or willing to take on a new best friend. Cats don’t bother me and while children are new to me, they sure seem like a lot of fun! Give me a chance and I’ll be your best buddy for life!

Apply for me today and let me show you just how awesome I am! Apply at SNIPSA.org!

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Lazy Sunday! Oh so thankful for the sunshine! 💕 ...

When you wake up from surgery arm n arm with your bestie. Spay and neuter days! #spay&neutersaveslives #rescuepups #youcanstillhavefunwithouttheresposibility ...

❤️🐶🐱 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!
Who else is ready for summer?! 🐱

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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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