Welcoming all species of native wildlife in need.
The Wildlife Center of Texas is a subsidiary of the Houston SPCA and one of the largest wildlife rehabilitation centers in the nation. This unique facility cares for over 10,000 wild animals representing more than 350 different species in any given year.
In addition to direct animal care, the Wildlife Center of Texas specialists provide environmental education for over 20,000 adults and children each year, as well as oiled-wildlife-response training workshops for industry personnel, veterinarians, wildlife rehabilitators and the general public.
The mission is to care for all injured, orphaned, ill and oiled native wildlife through rehabilitation, public education and oiled wildlife response.
What should I do if I find a wild animal?
How do I schedule an environmental education presentation?
Oil spill and emergency response
Want to volunteer?
The Wildlife Center of Texas is located at 7007 Katy Road, Houston, TX 77024. Experienced staff members are available to assist you at 713-861-WILD (9453), every day except New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
Hours of Operation
September 1 - February 29, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., seven days a week.
March 1 - August 31, Monday through Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday/Sunday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Learn more at http://www.wildlifecenteroftexas.org or call us at (713) 861-WILD (9453).
What can you do if you find an injured or orphaned wild animal?
We offer a wide variety of experiences and presentations to enhance and promote awareness of and respect for our wild heritage.
One of our most active programs is the Oiled Wildlife Response program, which treats native wildlife affected by oil spills and trains volunteer teams and industry personnel through hands-on workshops.