Rehoming Center

The Rehoming Center is open by appointment only from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week. There is a $10 non-refundable appointment fee, and appointments are subject to availability. Appointments cannot be made online. Please call (713) 869-7722 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. for scheduling.

Rehoming Center FAQ

No, the  Houston SPCA is a private non-profit charity.  We do not receive any tax dollars or funding from the government, the United Way or other animal protection organizations.

Before you leave the Rehoming Center, you will be required to sign a contract relinquishing ownership and all rights to that animal. There is no remorse period and we will not contact you regarding final disposition.

We encourage people to take stray animals to the appropriate animal control agency for their area.  We do rescue injured stray animals through our 24-hour injured animal rescue ambulance service.  If you see an injured, trapped, distressed or orphaned animal, please call 713-880-HELP.

There is no fee for owner-requested euthanasia. The service is donation-based for dogs, cats and small pets.  There is a $100 fee for horses, and the owner is responsible for pick up once services are rendered.

Beginning, October 28, the Rehoming Center is open by appointment only seven days a week from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. There is a $10 non-refundable, appointment fee and appointments are subject to availability. Please note, we do not humanely euthanize animals for space or at the end of a certain time period. Appointments cannot be made online, so please call (713) 869-7722 between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM for scheduling. If you require immediate assistance, please contact the tax-funded, municipal animal control agency for your area.

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Appointments can only be made by phone and is subject to availability: