Adoptions

Click below to see all of the animals waiting for adoption in our shelter.

Cats & Kittens
Dogs & Puppies
Small Mammals and Birds
Horses
Farm Animals

Visit us at 7007 Old Katy Road, Houston, Texas 77024. We are open seven days a week Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. With your support, we can give even more animals a second chance at life.

What do I need to know?

To adopt one of our animals, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Bring current photo identification
  • Have the knowledge and consent of all adults living in your household—we encourage you to bring the entire family!
  • Bring a credit card or cash to pay for the adoption fee.

What does it cost?

Your Pet Adoption Helps Us Care for More Animals in Need

Your adoption fee at the Houston SPCA helps offset the cost of medical care for animals rescued by our injured animal ambulance or from animal cruelty situations before placing them in loving homes. Even with our healthiest pets, there is a significant cost to prepare an animal for adoption.  Pets adopted from the Houston SPCA receive the following inclusive Adoption Package valued at over $400:

Spay/Neuter Surgery
Microchip with Lifetime Registration
Age-appropriate Vaccinations
Free Wellness Exam at VCA Animal Hospital
Hill’s Science Diet Pet Food
Treatment for Heartworm-Positive Dogs

Adoption fees vary according to the animals’ type, size and age:

Dogs and Cats

Puppies (under 6 months old) $295 and up
Kittens (under 6 months old) $125 and up

Large dogs (6 months to 7 years old) $55 and up
Small dogs (6 months to 7 years old) $145 and up

Cats (6 months to 7 years old) $45 and up

Senior Dogs and Cats

Golden Paws Cats (over 7 years old) $25
Golden Paws Large Dogs (over 7 years old) $45
Golden Paws Small Dogs (over 7 years old) $75

Small Mammals and Birds

Rabbits $25
Guinea Pigs $25
Ferrets $115
Chinchillas $115
Rats, mice, hamsters & gerbils $5
Parakeets $15
Pigeons and doves $5
Cockatiels $35

Horses and Other Farm Animals

Equine and farm animal adoption fees vary by species based on age, overall health and level of training. Please fill out an Farm Animal and Equine Adoption Application and our team will contact you!

Senior Discount

Seniors age 65 and older will receive a 20% discount on all services, not to be combined with other promotions.

What do you get with every adoption?

  • A best friend happy to provide a lifetime of unconditional love
  • A health evaluation, age-appropriate vaccinations and rabies vaccinations for felines and canines three months and older
  • Spay/neuter surgery
  • Deworming
  • Heartworm testing for dogs six months of age and older
  • One adoption gift courtesy of Hill’s Science Diet
  • A complimentary overall wellness examination from a VCA Animal Hospital
  • A toy or treat courtesy of PetSafe
  • A HomeAgain microchip with free lifetime registration

Golden Paws

The Houston SPCA has animals of all sizes, breeds, colors and ages who need permanent, loving homes. Many senior animals find their way to the shelter for a number of reasons. The truth is that age is just a number. Senior animals who are seven years or older are loyal, affectionate, require moderate exercise and are usually settled in their behavior.

Golden Paws animals receive the same adoption package.

  • A health evaluation, age-appropriate vaccinations and rabies vaccinations for felines and canines three months and older
  • Spay/neuter surgery
  • Deworming
  • Heartworm testing for dogs six months of age and older
  • One adoption gift courtesy of Hill’s Science Diet
  • A complimentary overall wellness examination from a VCA Animal Hospital
  • A Home Again microchip with free lifetime registration

See all the animals available for adoption

Benefits of adopting a senior animal
Companion animals can help lower blood pressure and reduce stress.
Animal provide unconditional love and friendship.
The company of a beloved pet has been proven to reduce depression.
Dogs encourage social interactions and activities.
Pets help ease the feeling of isolation and loneliness.

Support the Houston SPCA

Intervening on behalf of nearly 50,000 animals in need each year is an expensive endeavor, and your generous donation today will help further our mission. Donating to the Houston SPCA is an investment in your community because your entire donation is used locally to benefit the animals of our area.

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Thank you to our sponsors and donors.

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