Help for Pet Owners / Fosters

Spay / Neuter Programs

How You Can Help

Who We Are

Formerly known as Bastrop County Animal Shelter Helpers, we’ve changed our charity’s name to Shelter Pet Safety Net.  Everything else is exactly the same! We have the same mission, strategy, programs, and leadership.

We fund emergency medical care for sick and injured animals admitted to the Bastrop County Animal Shelter.

We help homeless dogs and cats in Bastrop County, Texas by reducing the need for sheltering,  aiding the animals in the county shelter, and helping sheltered animals get adopted.

Shelter Animals Received Medical Funding

Unwanted Pets Prevented by SPSN

Shelter Resources Funded by SPSN

Homeless Animals Rescued by SPSN

Foster and Pet Owner Support

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Shelter Pet Safety Net the same charity as Bastrop County Animal Shelter Helpers?

Yes. We changed our name, but everything else is the same.

Can you help with my pet's medical expenses?

Unfortunately, we do not have funding to assist pet owners with pet medical expenses – we can only assist with spay/neuter surgery cost.  There are many options for getting your pet vaccinated at low cost in Bastrop County, see our link here.   Many veterinarians offer credit to help pet owners pay for medical expenses. There is also a lot of variation in medical costs at different medical practices. SPSN often sends animals to Fayette County Veterinary Clinic for good care at lower cost.

Read how the Shelter Pet Safety Net charity is helping and giving back in our community News:

Thank You to Our Generous Supporters

Thank you to all who donated to our Giving Tuesday campaign on November 29…or anytime!  The holiday season is the time small charities like us count on getting the bulk of their income to support the activities of the coming year.  Whether you want to support...

Giving Tuesday 2022

Shelter Pet Safety Net will once again be participating in Giving Tuesday this year.  The Tuesday after Thanksgiving has been a recognized “giving day” for charities for many years now, and encourages people to think about those in need after enjoying their...

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Don’t forget you have the opportunity to do some holiday shopping that benefits Bastrop County animals with our fourth-quarter fundraiser. Visit BerdollPecanFarm.com or stop by their excellent store at 2626 State Highway 71 West in Cedar Creek….between Bastrop and...

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