Spay & Neuter Programs
Houston Humane Society
Houston SPCA — Spay & Neuter Program
Prevent a Litter Coalition
Spay/Neuter Assistance Program
Spay USA
Animal Rescue & Adoption Organizations
Afghan Hound Rescue (e-mail:
Lone Star Airedale Rescue
Animal Trustees of Austin, TX (ATA)
American SPCA
South Texas Australian Shepherd (Aussie) Rescue
Lone Star Basset Hound Rescue
Houston Beagle & Hound Rescue
Bluebonnet Beagle Rescue
Bichon Frise, Small Paws Rescue (Tulsa, OK)
Border Collie Rescue Texas
Boston Terrier Rescue of Houston
Lone Star Boxer Rescue
American Brittany Rescue
Cairn Terrier Rescue (e-mail:
Cardigan Welch Corgis (e-mail: )
Cavalier King Charles Spaniels (e-mail:
Chesapeke Bay Retrievers (e-mail:
Chihuahua Rescue And Transport (CRT)
Houston Area Chow Rescue
Cocker Spaniel Rescue of East Texas
Houston Collie Rescue
Country Paws Rescue (Hempstead, TX)
Citizens for Animal Protection (CAP)
Dachshund Rescue of Houston
Houston Dachshund Rescue
Loving Spots Dalmatian Rescue
Recycled Canines Dalmatian Rescue
Houston Area Doberman Rescue
English Springer Rescue America
German Shepherd Dog Rescue Organization
Greyhound Adoption League of Texas
Gulf Coast Turtle and Tortoise Society
Homeless and Orphaned Pets Endeavor (HOPE)
Houston Bunny Buddies
Jack Russell Terrier Rescue Organization
Texas Lab Rescue
Lonestar Shih Tzu and Lhaso Apso Rescue
Friends of Rescued Mastiffs (FORM)
Lone Star Miniature Pinscher Rescue
Miniature Schnauzer Rescue of Houston
Humble/Kingwood Miniature Schnauzer and Small Breed Rescue
National Pet Rescue and Animal Shelter and Rescue List 
NetVet Animal Rescue Organization
Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary
Norwegian Elkhound Rescue
Texas Old English Sheepdog Rescue
Houston Pekingese Resuce
Pet Love Shack (Texas Animal Resource Links)
Pit Bull — Spindletop Refuge
Second Chance Pets
Second Chance Pomeranian Rescue (Lake Jackson, TX)
American Rat Terrier Rescue
Southern States Rescued Rottweilers
Rotts Across Texas Rottweiler Rescue
Scottish Terrier Rescue of America
Shar-Pei Rescue League (Abilene, TX)
Houston Sheltie Sanctuary
Lonestar Shih Tzu and Lhaso Apso Rescue
Special Pals 
English Springer Rescue America
Saint Bernard Rescue Organization (Texas Chapter)
Twyla’s Friends Canine Rescue and Adoptions
Weimaraner Rescue Texas
West Highland White Terrier (Westie) Rescue — Houston Area
Whippet Rescue America
Volunteers for Animal Protection (Kingwood, Texas)
Yorkshire Terrier National Rescue
Area City & County Animal Pounds
City of Houston (Bureau of Animal Regulation & Control)
Harris County (Veterinary Public Health Information)
Galveston County Animal Shelter
Ft. Bend County Animal Control
For Other City Shelters, click here. Note if you are looking for your lost pet, be aware that the small incorporated cities within Houston have animal control facilities of their own to temporarily house seized dogs and cats.
Sites of General Interest
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) “Care for Your Pets” Program
Animal Poison Control Center
Dog Infomat
Feral Cat Help In Houston
Guide to Online Pet Resources
Houston Chronicle Pets & Planet Listing
Texas “Animal Friendly” License Plate