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:

Look at that tongue!

Skye the dog received a spay/neuter subsidy from Shelter Pet Safety Net, and she’s happy she did! Look at that tongue!

Shelter Pet Safety Net helps with transports

This summer, Shelter Pet Safety Net helped out with a transport of 30 kittens to adopters out of state by funding health certificates, which are required for travel.   Here are just some of the fuzzy little recipients.

Shelter Pet Safety Net teamed with the City of Bastrop 

Shelter Pet Safety Net teamed with the City of Bastrop to post a sign at the dog park that reminds dog owners of our spay/neuter subsidy program for financially disadvantaged pet owners. Thanks to former Mayor Connie Schroeder (shown in photo with SPSN board member...

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