At AvenueDogs.com we provide information on all things dogs. Whether you’re looking to improve your dog’s health or buy an adorable gift for your furry friend, we’ve got you covered. In this latest series, we’re exploring some dog rescues and organizations in Mexico that are doing some pretty amazing things! Let’s check it out.

Today we’re going to feature a rescue that is near and dear to our hearts – Alianza por los Derechos de los Animales de Coahuila AC (ADAC):

When you donate to a foster or rescue in Mexico, your dollar goes further. If you’d like to volunteer or donate to Alianza por los Derechos de los Animales de Coahuila AC, you can contact them directly via Facebook, Instagram, or email (preferred). We’ll leave that information below;

Alianza por los Derechos de los Animales de Coahuila AC is based out of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico. This non-profit organization is well-known for providing community education and support. Among other things the ADAC, promotes sterilization of street dogs to prevent overpopulation in the area. Check out their reviews on Google here.


We got a chance to talk to Alma Salinas From Alianza por los Derechos de los Animales de Coahuila AC. Alma is the CEO of ADAC and took the time to talk to us a little more about what the non-profit organization is doing in the state of Coahuila, Mexico.

Avenue Dogs (AD): Hi Alma! Can You Give Us A Quick Rundown of What Your Organization Does?

Alma: We rescue animals from neglect and abuse and place them in beautiful homes.

We promote massive and permanent sterilization campaigns. We also raise awareness about sterilization and responsible ownership, and encourage the reporting of animal abuse.

We have an adoption protocol that include:

  • A written interview
  • We request video and photos of the home
  • We investigate the family
  • We visit the home and sign the adoption contract

We also educate people to combat animal abandonment. Promote the rescue, sterilization, and adoption of rescued animals. We also encourage others to speak out about abuse in regards to animals.


Working comprehensively in massive sterilization campaigns as the only effective, ethical and cruelty-free method to deal with the street population. We promote educational work that involves society and we establish alliances with the different institutions aimed at this same end, always framed under these principles that govern us.

Our goal is to:

  • Rescue from abandonment and place pets homes.
  • Massive and permanent sterilization journeys. 
  • Education to raise awareness about sterilization and responsible pet ownership.
  • Encourage animal abuse complaints.

Reduce the overpopulation of abandoned animals to avoid health problems by educating the public, making them aware of their ability to act favorably about their environment and their collective responsibility to the community in general.

Our Vision

Become a pioneer organization in the conceptualization and development of citizen networks and support groups that in collaboration with national institutions take actions regarding the promotion of;

  • Aadoptions
  • Sterilizations
  • Protection
  • Respect
  • & Compliance with laws in defense of animals.

Creating a culture of respect and values ​​in favor of life through the active participation of the entire society. Together, public health problems such as zoonosis and the projection of violence against our animals would be avoided.

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AD: How Can People Help/Donate to Alianza por los Derechos de los Animales de Coahuila AC (ACAD)?

Alma: We are always in need of volunteers, donations (animal-related items and/or money). We can use help with transporting dogs as well as people willing to foster. And, of course, if you are looking to adopt one of our pets, we encourage you to do so. Choosing a rescue dog will give you more enjoyment than you can imagine!

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AD: Do You Have Any Advice for People Wanting to Adopt Dogs in Mexico?

Alma: You should go into adoption with an open conscience about what the rescue of street animals mean and their behaviors of need for protection, training, and education. You should also have experience in dog behavior and have a training background. Also, a high tolerance and patience is needed for rescued puppies.

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Alianza por los Derechos de los Animales de Coahuila AC – An Avenue Dogs Featured Rescue

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Alianza por los Derechos de los Animales de Coahuila AC is an AvenueDog.com Featured Rescue. This non-profit rescue has a mission to uphold compassion and respect for life. They’re also dedicated to improving man-animal relationships through social responsibility. They can always use help with volunteers and donations to support their community goals!

Know of an organization that should be featured next? Drop a comment below and let us know too!

Have a dog foster or rescue success story? We’d love to hear that too! Tell us your pup’s heartwarming tale of how you met, the challenges you faced, and of course what your furry friend is up to now! Success stories are a great way to encourage others to choose to rescue!

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