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Houston SPCA Programs and Services Update

Adoptions are by appointment only. Visit our Adoption Page for more information.

Beginning, October 28, the Rehoming Center is open by appointment only. There is a $10 non-refundable, appointment fee and appointments are subject to availability. Please call (713) 869-7722 between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM for scheduling.

Cruelty investigations, our 24-hour injured animal rescue ambulance, and the Wildlife Center of Texas continue to operate as usual. To report cruelty, file an online report here: Online Animal Cruelty Report or call (713) 869-7722. To report an injured stray, please call (713) 880-HELP (4357). For more information on our Wildlife Center of Texas, visit


The Houston SPCA hosted Curbside Adoptions and Tele-Adoptions for the last seven months at the height of the pandemic and, after much anticipation, will welcome animal lovers inside the Adoption Center by appointment only on beginning Monday, November 2. Visitation appointments will be booked starting Saturday, October 31, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. by calling 713.869.7722 (SPCA). There is a $10 appointment fee that can be applied to the cost of the adoption. All visitors will need to make an appointment before they arrive on campus, and facemasks are required. Click here for more information on adopting from the Houston SPCA and to see our available animals.


Beginning, October 28, the Rehoming Center is open by appointment only seven days a week from 10 AM to 5 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.

Cruelty Investigations

If you believe animal cruelty is taking place in the Houston metro area, please complete the Online Animal Cruelty Report or call 713-869-7722. Please do not report cruelty or injured animals by email or on social media. We primarily investigate cases of animal cruelty in the Houston metro area, including Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, Waller, and San Jacinto counties.

24-Hour Injured Animal Rescue Ambulance

The Houston SPCA is the only agency in the Gulf Coast region providing an injured animal rescue ambulance service 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Call (713) 880-HELP (4357) to report injured strays.

Volunteering and Fostering

We hope you’ll join our team of dedicated and passionate people who help make a difference in the lives of animals. Volunteer Information. Foster Pet Parent Information.

Wildlife Center of Texas

The Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas is one of the largest wildlife rehabilitation centers in the nation. This unique facility cares for over 10,000 wild animals representing more than 380 different species in any given year. They are open to accepting injured, orphaned or ill native wildlife seven days a week from 10 am to 3 pm. Visit for more information.


We continue rescuing animals from cruelty and abuse and danger and distress during this difficult time and desperately need financial contributions. Thank you for stepping up again today to be the one who helps save local animals in need. To donate, please click here.

What’s Your Pet Plan?

We strongly encourage you to gather any members of your household and walk through the following steps to ensure your animals will be well cared for in the event of an emergency. Learn more now!

Wish List

We will continue to accept donated goods from our wish list through Amazon.


All on-campus activities are temporarily suspended because of COVID-19.

Raising Orphaned Kittens

Kitten season is here. Do you know what to do when you find a litter of kittens? Before COVID-19, you relied on us to bring these babies into our care and give them a second chance at life. Times are different now, and many organizations, including the Houston SPCA, are limiting intake because of the pandemic. We are asking you to help us save this year’s kittens! See our step-by-step guide to raising kittens from newborns to almost ready for adoption and learn how to get your FREE kitten starter kit.


Our Call Center is open from 8 am – 5:30 pm seven days a week to answer any questions you might have. Please call (713) 869-7722 or visit our contact page.