The Reason We Do What We Do

We were moved to tears when we received this letter about beautiful Dora. “In August of 2002, I adopted a black lab mix puppy from SSAS. The foster mom explained to me that the puppy I picked had followed her dogs all around all the time. I knew the spunky girl...

Our Past Adopters Shared Their Joy With Us

As some of you may know, Southside Animal Shelter is in the midst of strategic planning and other activities to refurbish and renew the shelter. Operating at our current site since 1994, we’ve have been able to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home tens of thousands of...

A Rosier Name & A New Logo

If you’ve visited the shelter recently you know we’ve been undergoing a bit of renovation. With funding provided largely by a grant from Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust in combination with generous donations of volunteers and supporting organizations, we’re...

Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust

The Southside Animal Shelter is happy to announce the award of $140,000 from Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust for strategic and facilities planning and urgent facilities needs. The Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust was established upon the death of Nina Mason...

Petco Foundation

Thanks to a generous grant from the Petco Foundation, we are thrilled to introduce our animal behaviorist, Deanna Hunnewell. Deanna has a degree in animal sciences with a focus on behavior and is implementing our “Polite Paws” program for our shelter dogs. With proper...