Volunteers are the
Heartbeat of SNIPSA

Why Volunteer?

Our SNIPSA volunteers dedicate their time giving to the animals in the community because they believe in what we do. Each year, we rescue over 1000 animals from dire situations off the streets and from local animal shelters. We spay/neuter, vaccinate, and microchip
1500 animals residing in low income areas of town that would otherwise continue to reproduce and contribute to San Antonio’s huge stray population. We do all of this because of YOU, our volunteers, and we can always use more hands on deck!

Volunteer Application
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Our adoption events are fast-paced
and fun! We need an average
of 10-20 volunteers per event. While we don't have any currently scheduled due to COVID, most events are schedule on the weekends.

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Canine Crew

We need help taking care of the dogs
at our office during the week! You’ll
help walk the dogs, clean out crates,
and set them up for their stay.

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General Support

We need help in our office during the
week! Our needs vary, so the ability
to “go with the flow” is required! This may
include organizing, cleaning, and filing.


Youth Volunteering &
Group Volunteer Programs

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Under 14 Years Old

We recognize that children under 14 years also want to be philanthropic and that not all parents may have the ability to volunteer with their children. As a result, we’ve created a few activities that kids can do at home or school to contribute to SNIPSA and earn volunteer hours.

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Ages 14 - 15

We always want to be supportive of kids with a giving heart. We have a few volunteer opportunities for children, but ask that both the child and parent/legal guardian complete a volunteer profile. The parent or guardian must accompany the child at all times.

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Group Volunteer Program

Our group volunteering opportunities allow for corporate or organizational groups to assist with events for SNIPSA. Volunteer groups are typically groups of 10-15 people that volunteer for 2-hour shifts or longer. Volunteer groups operate on a first come, first serve basis, and fill up quickly.


Follow Us On Social

Come join the pack! SNIPSA is looking for a talented Outreach Coordinator to help support our mission in the community. If you are interested in making a difference in a fun and dynamic organization, we want to meet you! Linktree to job description in bio. Resumes must be submitted to snipsahr@gmail.com for consideration. ...

Good Morning Sunshines...from all of our cute Chihuahua faces at SNIPSA.
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A little behind the scenes look at what it takes to get our puppy pictures 😂

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Watch Episode 1 - "CeCe's Cystotomy" on our new IGTV medical series.

We all take for granted being able to “pee” especially when you have a golf ball size crunchy stone in your bladder. Poor Cece was taken into our adoption program only to discover she was urinating blood, and lots of it. An ultrasound revealed a large bladder stone - so she was placed on antibiotics and scheduled for surgery. She is finally on the road to recovery but it will take months for her bladder to “quiet” down. We would appreciate any dollars you can send her way to help with the unforeseen medical expenses! Donation Linktree in bio!

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Got a couple of new intakes. Just a few more pups to go!


We have some amazing friends in need of help! Please let us know if you are willing or able!

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Bring your pup for a day of fun on the SA river! This Saturday, July 24th from 8-11am enjoy kayaking and complimentary water and treats with your best furry friend. Linktree in bio!

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Mark your calendars for July 24th!! SNIPSA is very excited to be teaming up with @txrivercompany for a day of fun in the sun with your favorite furry friend! Bring your pup for a rowing adventure on the San Antonio River and enjoy some complimentary pooch smooches from a few of our own! Water and treats for you and your pup will be provided. Linktree to event and booking in bio!

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Pooped after a long day of looking for a family! Huge thank you to all of our amazing volunteers and fosters, and to everyone who came out! We'll see you all again next month 🐾

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