Save A Sato is a non-profit, all volunteer organization dedicated to easing the suffering of Puerto Rico's homeless and abused animals. "Sato" is slang for street dog. We rescue Satos from the streets and beaches, give them medical care, food and shelter, and plenty of love. When they are healthy, we send them to one of our shelter partners for adoption into loving homes. For more information, please read our Mission Statement.

Latest news from the shelter


During a Police intervention, the owner of this dog was arrested, without a possibility, to be out. A volunteer was called to take Marcus away, because the police did not wanted to give him to the local dog pound, to end up euthanized. Save A Sato is now taking care of Marcus, and after a vet visit, a bullet was found on his neck! Some neighbors told us that the owner shot him! Marcus is going to surgery now, we need help to pay for his operation. Visit our main page if you would like to help us!


Friends, a couple days ago Save a Sato was alerted about this poor boy. He was abused by his owner. Also other bad people hit him and was attacked by other dogs. Cruel people exploded a firecracker in his mouth and now he is hungry because he can't eat and his owner doesn't care about him. His jawbone was severely damaged, almost crushed. As you know, we can't turn our back to this angel. We name him Simon. And now he is under Dr. Rivera's care at Avian & Small Animals Clinic. Dr. Rivera performed surgery on Simon's jawbone in order to repair it. We will help Simon to recover his health and find the great home that he deserves

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Make this year a special one for the Satos at our shelter! and for the ones, that are about to come, in this 2016.


Save A Sato is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization


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