Adopt a Friend

Greater Houston Area

Local Shelters and Animal Rescue Organizations

Animals First Horse and Great Dane Rescue, (936) 228-0434

Bay Area SPCA 3000 Ave R, San Leon, Texas. (281)-339-2086.

Bunny Buddies, Information and adoption services for pet rabbits.

Citizens for Animal Protection, 11925 Katy Fwy., Houston, TX (281)-497-0591.

Clear Lake All Breed Rescue

An adoption network of foster homes for dogs and cats.

Harris County Livestock - Cruelty and Stray (281)-452-7080

Feral Cat Connection

Gulf Coast Exotic Bird Sanctuary281/485-1900

Harris County Rabies Animal Control, 612 Canino, Houston, TX 77076. (281) 999-3191

Handles stray and lost dogs and cats in Harris County. "If someone living in or near Harris County is looking for a lost pet, they need to look here. We work with many rescue groups to place unclaimed animals; and we have a growing adoption program."

Homeless Pet Placement League, P. O. Box 273027, Houston, TX (713) 862-7387

Homeless & Orphaned Pets Endeavor (HOPE) 713-622-HOPE (4673) E-mail:

Houston Humane Society, 14700 Almeda Rd., Houston, TX (713)-433-6421

Houston SPCA, 900 Portway Dr. Houston, TX (713)-869-7722

Montgomery County Humane Society

South County Shelter, 8535 Highway 242, Conroe, TX 77385. Phone: (936)271-7600

Conroe Shelter, 1016 E. Dallas, Conroe, TX (936)-756-3914

Pals for Pooches (281)-548-7166

Pet Patrol Care and adoption of pets belonging to AIDS patients. (713)-522-1594

Save a Pet Helps sick and injured strays. (713)-622-5295

Second Chance Pets (League City) Foster, no kill organization. (281)-286-3535.

Simian Society of America for Better Monkey Care (281)-351-5408 or (281)-354-2642

Special Pals Shelter. No kill shelter. 3830 Greenhouse Rd., Houston, TX (281)-579-7387.

South Texas Animal Adoption Resource (STAAR) (Katy) Foster, no kill organizations. (281) 392-0927

Twyla's Friends - Canine Rescue and Adoption (Kingwood). (281) 319-1488

Volunteers for Animal Protection (Kingwood) (281) 358-9818

Zeke Fund Animal Rescue (Brookshire, Texas) -

Related Links

Adopt a Dog - Photos and descriptions of animals seeking adoptive homes

Animal Rescue Foundation - 25 acre canine sanctuary in Sherman, Texas

Pet Finder - Adopt a homeless pet.

Wildlife Rescue Societies and Rehabilitators - Local wildlife shelters and rehabilitators