H A D R
HOUSTON AREA DOG RESCUES

This webpage is a resouce for finding a dog to adopt in the Houston Area.  If you have any changes or additions please e-mail.
Last Updated:  7/23/12

ALL BREEDS
All Pets to be viewed on www.petfinder.com, www.pets911.com or www.adoptapet.com, and www.Pet-Ark.com
Abandoned Animals Rescue (Tomball) 281-290-0121, www.aarescue.com, aar@aarescue.com
Amazing Grace Animal Rescue (Spring), Listings at www.petfinder.com/shelters/TX835.html
Brazoria County Humane Society (Angelton), Shirley Tinnin 281-467-6300, www.brazoriacountyhumane.org, luvthatpet@aol.com
Bunny Buddies, Information and adoption services for pet rabbits – 713-686-0073
Charity’s Animal Rescue & Shelter (Sealy) 979-877-0980, www.cars.petfinder.com, cars04@gmail.com
Clear Lake All Breed Rescue (Clear Lake) clearlakeallbreedrescue.org, info@clearlakeallbreedrescue.org
Diane’s Darlings (Kingwood) 281-782-4033, Dianasdarlings@kingwoodcable.net
E-rescue, www.e-rescue-houston.org, JaBaca@sbcglobal.net
Furbaby Rescue - 936-264-3219, www.furbaby.petfinder.org, furbabyrescue@hotmail.com
Homeless Pet Placement League, P. O. Box 273027, Houston 713-862-7387, hppl@hppl.org
Homeless & Orphaned Pets Endeavor (HOPE) 713-622-HOPE (4673), hope@homelesspets.net
Lone Star Equine Rescue, P.O. Box 627, Haslet, TX 76052, www.lser.org
Low Cost Spay Neuter Program 713-ANIMALS
N.A.B.S. Inc. – Cty Rd 210 Austin Bayou, Liverpool, Tx 281-330-5238
Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary, 18430 K-Z Rd., info@noahsarksanctuary.org, www.noahsarksanctuary.org, Cypress 281-351-6624
Pals for Pooches PalsforPooches.com, e-mail palsforpooches@aol.com 281-548-7166
Paws Animal Rescue (Dickinson) 281-337-7297 Paws1999tx@hotmail.com
Pearland Animal Control, 2002 Old Alvin Road Pearland 77581, 281-652-1970, Shari Coleman, director
Pet Patrol Care and adoption of pets belonging to AIDS patients. 713-522-1594
Recycled Canines www.recycledcanines.org dalrescue123@hotmail.com or a_dal_lover@hotmail.com
S.A.F.E. House Rescue and Adoption (Spring) 281-370-0133, Safehouse74@hotmail.com
San Jacinto County Animal Angels, (Coldspring) 936-628-3451
Scout's Honor www.scoutshonor.org
Second Chance Pets (Clear Lake) Foster, no kill organization. 281-286-3535, pets2adopt@yahoo.com, www.secondchancepets.org
Simian Society of America for Better Monkey Care - 281-351-5408 or 281-354-2642
Small Dog Rescue of Greater Houston www.petfinder.com/shelters/yorkieand-small-dog-rescue.html
Southern Brazoria County Animal Shelter 141 Canna Lane, Lake Jackson TX 77566, 979-285-2340 x 100, 979-285-0975 fax, lobby@spcabc.org
Sunmart Animal Rescue Team PO Box 683167 Houston, TX 77268-3167 281-875-0100, www.smartpetz.com
South Texas Animal Adoption Resource (Katy) 281-392-0927, Staar_Pals@yahoo.com, www.staarnet.org
Special Pals Adoptions, Boarding and Clinic. 3830 Greenhouse Rd., Houston, TX 281-579-7387, www.specialpalsshelter.org, info@specialpals.org
South Texas Animal Adoption Resource (STAAR) (Katy) 281-392-0927
St. Judes Safe Haven for Little Paws (Humble) BobbyeJoe@aol.com
Twyla's Friends - Canine Rescue and Adoption (Kingwood) 832-488-7937 or Twyla.Petfinder.org or www.twyla.org
Volunteers for Animal Protection (Kingwood) Mon/Wed/Fri. 281-358-9818 www.va-p.petfinder.com
BREED RESCUES

AFGHAN
Afghan Hound Club of Greater Houston (AHCGH), Amy Hoffman (281) 829-3518, meowsicat@sbcglobal.net, www.afghanhound.net

AKITA
www.lonestarakitaclub.org

AIREDALE
Airedale Rescue Network Ellana Livermore at 281-558-3230 or 281-759-3274 (work), ellana@earthlink.net, www.airedaleterriers.org/rescue

ALASKAN MALAMUTE
Texas Alaskan Malamute, tamr@texalmal.org, www.texalmal.org

AMERICAN ESKIMO
Houston Eskie Rescue, Mala Murthy at 281-797-9954 Mmurthy63@yahoo.com, www.Houston-Eskies.petfinder.org

ANATOLIAN
National Anatolian Shepherd Rescue Network www.NASRN.com

AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD
South Texas Aussie Rescue, Inc. (STAR) www.southtexasaussierescue.org

BASENJI
Country Hearts Hound & Basenji Rescue 713-723-9157 kateshounds@netzero.com, www.petfinder.org/shelters/TX507.html
BRAT - Arlene Robbins at ars-pet@swbell.net 972-494-3642, Greg Bond at roldanbond@yahoo.com, or gregory.a.bond@bhpbilliton.com, www.basenjirescue.org

BASSET
Lone Star Basset Hound Rescue Tammy Dennis or Debbie Glasser 281-579-7424 www.lonestarbassethound.com
Basset Buddies Rescue of Texas, Cindy Doyle, 281.303.5496, info@basset-buddies-rescue.org, www.basset-buddies-rescue.org

BEAGLE
Houston Beagle Rescue 713-987-2076 info@houstonbeaglerescue.org, www.houstonbeaglerescue.org

BELGIAN SHEEPDOG and BELGIAN TERVUREN
Margie Spalding, 713-461-6679, Mawrmyth@aol.com

BICHON FRISE
Small Paws Rescue Andra Heitzman sheitzman@sbcglobal.net, www.smallpawsrescue.org
South Texas Bichon Rescue Chelsey Edwards at 281- 996-7969 chelsey27@yahoo.com or chelsey@southtexasbichonrescue.com, www.bichonrescue.org

BLOODHOUND
www.southcentralbloodhounds.org Lisa Benner at 936-273-9331 serenadinghounds@yahoo.com
Tri-State Bloodhound Rescue Inc. tristatebloodhoundrescue.org Tamara Shelby 713-641-2992 tri-staterescue@sbcglobal.net

BLUETICK HOUND
Country Hearts Hound & Basenji Rescue 713-723-9157 kateshounds@netzero.com, www.petfinder.org/shelters/TX507.html

BORDER COLLIE 1-800-683-8703

BORDER TERRIER
Lyn Bolt at 713-680-2658 or 713-256-5727 (cell) foxbolt@sbcglobal.net or lynbolt@yahoo.com, www.borderterrierrescue.com

BOSTON TERRIER
Boston Terrier Rescue of Greater Houston, Inc. 832-797-9089 bostonrescue@aol.com; www.bostonterriers.petfinder.com, www.houstonbostonrescue.org

BOUVIER Das3901@comcast.net

BOXER
Lone Star Boxer Rescue 713-464-1381 info@lonestarboxerrescue.com, www.LoneStarBoxerRescue.com

BRITTANY
American Brittany Rescue Toll free: 866-BRIT911 Texas@americanbrittanyrescue.org, americanbrittanyrescue.org

BRUSSELS GRIFFON
Brussels Griffon Rescue Org - Marjorie Simon 713-783-8887 MarjorieSimon@hotmail.com www.brusselsgriffonrescue.org

BULL MASTIFF www.bullmastiffrescue.com

CAIRN TERRIER
Col. Potter Cairn Rescue Network www.cairnrescue.com
Cairns: Contact Westie Rescue – Houston Area: www.westierescuehouston.com

CATAHOULA DOG
Lone Star Catahoula Rescue 512.413.2901 info@lonestarcatahoularescue.org, www.lonestarcatahoularescue.org

CHIHUAHUA
Chihuahua Rescue & Transport www.chihuahua-rescue.org

CHINESE CRESTED 281-704-4481

CHOW CHOW
West Texas Chow Rescue 1850 State Road 2130, Lubbock, TX 79407 806-234-2230 806-234-2304 fax adoptachow@aol.com, www.westtexaschowrescue.homestead.com

CLUMBER SPANIEL
Lisa Benner at 936-273-9331 serenadinghounds@yahoo.com

COCKER SPANIEL
Cocker Spaniel Rescue of East Texas 713-208-1314 (Hotline) cockerinfo@swbell.net, www.cockerkids.org
Gulf Coast Cocker Spaniel Rescue, www.gulfcoastcockerspanielrescue.com

COLLIE
Houston Collie Rescue 281-564-6852 or 281-479-2167 houcollierescue@yahoo.com, www.houstoncollierescue.org

COONHOUND
Country Hearts Hounds and Basenji Rescue 713-723-9157 kateshounds@netzero.com, www.petfinder.org/shelters/TX507.html

CORGI
April Warchol at 281-360-0146 waltwarchol@kingwoodcable.com

DACHSHUND
Dachshund Rescue of Houston - All applications are online. www.dachshundrescueofhouston.org

DALMATIAN
Recycled Canines Dalmatian Rescue www.recycledcanines.org DalRescue123@hotmail.com - 281-554-9326
Loving Spots Dalmatian Rescue Dalmatian Rescue, K9 Behavior and Therapy, Obedience Training Jessica_Logan@msn.com 281-364-1484 www.LovingSpots.org

DOBERMAN PINSCHER
Doberman Rescue Group www.dobermanrescuegroup.org
Houston Area Doberman Rescue, Inc. www.hadr.org

ENGLISH BULLDOG
Lone Star Bulldog Rescue www.dfwbulldogrescue.org, Texasotts@yahoo.com

ENGLISH BULL TERRIER
Texas Gulf Coast Bull Terrier Club www.texasbullterrier.org, bullyrescue1@hughes.net

ENGLISH SPRINGER SPANIEL
English Springer Rescue America, Inc. Marie Devaney at 281-797-5107 texess@earthlink.net, www.springerrescue.org

FILABRASILEIRO
Fila Rescue Inc. - Lisa McAnelly Filafreak@sbcglobal.net, www.filarescue.org
Freedom Rings Working Dog Rescue - Lewisville, TX 75067, 214-668-6163, FRADogs@aol.com Tara Miller

FOX TERRIER
Wire and Smooth Fox Terrier Rescue Catherine Fambrini at 281-298-1273 cfambrini@earthlink.net, www.foxterrierrescue.net

FRENCH BULL DOG
www.frenchbulldogrescue.org
Boston Terrier Rescue of Greater Houston, Inc. 832-797-9089 bostonrescue@aol.com; www.bostonterriers.petfinder.com, www.houstonbostonrescue.org

GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG
Greater Houston German Shepherd Dog Rescue, (281)506-0400, www.ghgsdr.org, info@greaterhoustongsdrescue.org
East Texas German Shepherd Rescue, Inc. Serving the East Texas Area (including Houston) Kenzie Bond easttxgsdrescue.org, info@easttxgsdrescue.org
Echo Dogs White Shepherd Rescue – Nationwide White GSD Rescue info@whiteshepherdrescue.org, www.whiteshepherdrescue.org
German Shepherd Rescue of Austin, Adoptions@AustinGermanShepherdRescue.org, http://www.austingermanshepherdrescue.org

GERMAN SHORTHAIR POINTER
German Shorthaired Pointer Rescue of N. Texas (and Houston) gsp911tx@yahoo.com, www.texasgsp.org

GOLDEN RETRIEVER
Golden Beginnings Golden Retriever Rescue of Houston 281-480-4942 (Hotline) goldenresq@wcnet.net, www.GBGRR.org
Golden Retriever Rescue of Houston 713- 521-9019 (Hotline) goldens@grrh.org www.grrh.org

GREAT DANE
Animals 1st Equine& Great Dane Rescue 936-228-0434 www.animals1st.com
Great Dane Foundation, Cathy Mitchell - Rescue Coordinator, (281) 496-5130, CathyGDBCS@juno.com, www.GreatDaneFoundation.com

GREAT PYRENEES
Texas Great Pyrenees Rescue, Inc Houston: Cathy McCoy at 713 397 6996; Also: 713-291-0133 or txpyrs@yahoo.com txpyrs.org/main/Home/tabid/36/Default.aspx
Great Pyrenees Rescue Society info@gprescuesociety.org, www.gprescuesociety.org
Saving Pyrs In Need, Inc. (SPIN), www.spinrescue.org

GREYHOUND
Greyhound Pets of America 713-667-3804 (Hotline) Emergency: 713-866-4466 Greytadoptions@gpahouston.org, www.gpahouston.org Sheltered at The Pet Hotel - 5602 Royalton, Houston, TX 77081

HARRIER
Lisa Benner at 936-273-9331 serenadinghounds@yahoo.com

HOUND
All Major Hound Breeds Country Hearts Hound & Basenji Rescue 713-723-9157 kateshounds@netzero.com, www.petfinder.org/shelters/TX507.html

HUSKY – see Siberian Husky

IRISH SETTER
Irish Setter Rescue of Houston - Bill Rhodes wjrhodes@aol.com, 281-543-8921

ITALIAN GREYHOUND
IGCA (Italian Greyhound Club of America) Rescue 281-930-0168 IGrescuehouston@gmail.com, ig-rescue-texas.home.att.net Thelma Garcia - Houston rep

JAPANESE CHIN
sharoncotten@hotmail.com or cell phone 832-746-3522

KEESHOND
Tri-State Keeshond Rescue (formerly Texas Keeshond Rescue) Tink Boncler at 281-429-7441 or 808-298-7199 cell jboncler@embarqmail.com or jboncler@yahoo.com, www.petfinder.org/shelters/TX240.html

LABRADOR RETRIEVER
Southeast Labrador Retriever Rescue, P. O. Box 610, Magnolia, TX 77353 info@txlabrescue.org, www.txlabrescue.org
Houston Labrador Retriever Rescue (HLRR) PO Box 7464, Pasadena, TX 77508-7464 info@houstonlabrescue.com, www.HoustonLabRescue.com

LHASO APSO
Lone Star Shih Tzu and Lhaso Apso Rescue RESCUE@shihtzu-rescue.com www.shihtzu-rescue.com

MALAMUTE – See Alaskan Malamute

MALTESE
National Maltese and Small Dog Rescue Alliance (Maltese and Small dog rescue, 10 pounds and under) Marsha Harper maltese_rescue@webhometown.com, www.webhometown.com/mr/index.html

MASTIFF www.neomastiffrescue.com

MINIATURE PINCHER
Lone Star Miniature Pinscher Rescue Karen Collins at 214-747-9909 Lonestarminpins.petfinder.org
IMPS Internet Miniature Pincher Rescue Service, Katherine Harlan, Minpinity@yahoo.com, WWW.MINPINRESCUE.ORG

MINIATURE SCHNAUZER – see Schnauzer

OLD ENGLISH SHEEPDOG www.texasoesrescue.com

OTTERHOUND Lisa Benner at 936-273-9331 serenadinghounds@yahoo.com

PAPILLON
Papillon Rescue, Olive Paradise, Spring, TX, 713-384-5656, furradise@aol.com

PEKINESE
Houston Pekingese Rescue, Susan or Bill Wright at 281-890-1862, scwright_houston1@comcast.net, william_w10@yahoo.com

PITBULL
Guardian Pit Bull Rescue - guardianpitbullrescue.com, Facebook Page

POMERANIAN
979-297-7383 Rescue@secondchancepoms.org, www.secondchancepoms.org

POODLE
Poodle Rescue of Houston, 281-477-3297 lotsapoodlesinhouston@yahoo.com, www.poodlerescueofhouston.com

PUG
The DFW Pug Rescue Club Inc. (Tim Reynolds), PO BOX 2591 Grapevine Texas 76099, Hot Line 817-483-2004, Alt 817-483-9468, www.dfwpugs.com, pugrsq@sbcglobal.net, Yvette Dobbins ydobbins@sbcglobal.net, 469-231-8019 cell, 972-682-1736 home
PugHearts, www.pughearts.com, cindyr@pughearts.com

RAT TERRIER ratbonerescues@yahoo.com

RHODESIAN RIDGEBACK
Rhodesian Ridgeback Rescue, Inc., Celia Robinson: 903-984-5042 crobinson@ridgebackrescue.org, www.ridgebackrescue.org

ROTTWEILER www.rottsacrosstexas.com

SAINT BERNARD
Christine Banky missmanatee@hotmail.com, www.saintrescue.org/texas.htm

SAMOYED
Samoyed Rescue of South Texas, Cypress, 281-813-1805, www.samoyed.com

SCHNAUZER
Miniature Schnauzer Rescue of Houston, minischnauzerrescue@houston.rr.com (adoptions) smithsntexas@aol.com (rescue coordinator/volunteering) www.MSRH.org

SCHIPPERKE Revbitting@aol.com

SCOTTISH TERRIER
Scotties: Westie Rescue – Houston Area www.westierescuehouston.com
STC of Greater Houston - Brenda Kessler 3742 Elkins Rd. Sugar Land, TX 77479, 281-265-2288, 281-224-1316, FAX: 281-265-1646 bren6848@earthlink.net, http://clubs.akc.org/stca/rescue.htm

SHAR-PEI
North American Shar-Pei Rescue Debby Smith at 713-302-2912 (Regional Coordinator) trouvaille@prodigy.net, www.sharpeirescue.com

SHETLAND SHEEPDOG (SHELTIE)
Houston Sheltie Sanctuary, Inc. PO Box 840235, Houston, TX 77284-0235 www.houstonsheltiesanctuary.com 281-859-0146 281-859-0146
Houston Sheltie Rescue houstonsheltierescue.org

SHIH TZU
Lone Star Shih Tzu and Lhaso Apso Rescue www.shihtzu-rescue.com RESCUE@shihtzu-rescue.com

SIBERIAN HUSKY
Husky Haven Inc -- Siberian Husky Rescue 281-469-1230 (Hotline) pat@huskyhaven.org, www.huskyhaven.org

SPRINGER SPANIEL – see English Springer

VIZSLA tgcvcrescue@aol.com

WEIMARANER
Weimaraner Rescue of North Texas Voicemail: 972 994 3572 bark@weimrescuetexas.org eFax 512-857-1335 www.WeimRescueTexas.org

WELSH TERRIER
Welsh Terrier Rescue, Houston, Cindy Camp 832-358-9842 ccamp@pdq.net

WEST HIGHLAND WHITE TERRIER (Westie)
Westie Rescue – Houston Area www.westierescuehouston.com

WHITE GERMAN SHEPHERD – see German Shepherd Dog

WIREHAIRED POINTING GRIFFONS
Lisa Benner at 936-273-9331 serenade@ev1.net Twyla’s Friends 281-319-1488

YORKSHIRE TERRIER
Yorkie Haven, YorkieHavenRescue06@yahoo.com, www.yorkiehavenrescue.com
Yorkie and Small Dog Rescue of Houston, Linda Eiswirth at 832-515-1336 yorkierescue@sbcglobal.net, www.yorkieandsmalldogrescue.com
Yorkshire Terrier National Rescue www.ytnr.com

PET ASSISTANCE AGENCIES
Lost Pets:
www.petharbor.com (shelter lists), www.missingpet.net/texas/, www.petfinder.com

Adoption:

www.petfinder.com. www.1-800-save-a-pet.com, www.Pet-Ark.com, pets911.com

24 hr. Injured Animal service – Houston SPCA – 713-880-HELP (4357)

Animal Cruelty, Neglect, & Abuse Reports:

(Please give your name and phone, type of complaint, and animal’s street address for reports)

Houston SPCA – 713-869-7722
Houston Humane Society – 713 433-6421 ext. 396 or raider@houstonhumane.org

LOW COST SPAY & NEUTER CLINIC - Open to the public, vaccinations:

SNAP Inc. – Spay/Neuter, vaccinations. Low income assistance available. Located at: 1001 West Loop South, Suite 603, Houston, Texas 77027 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 70286, Houston, Texas 77270 713.862.3863 or 800.762.7762 Fax: 713.880.3172 www.snapus.org

HOUSTON SPAY & NEUTER CLINIC 1603 Shepherd Drive Houston, Texas 77007 713.863.0010

Houston Humane Society – spay/neuter, vaccination, wellness clinic 14700 Alameda, Houston, TX, 713-433-6421 ext 404 www.houstonhumane.org/spay.aspx

The Greater Good – spay/neuter, vaccinations 11915 Katy Freeway Houston, TX 77079 281-496-5983 Dr. Dallas Kuehl

ANIMAL SHELTERS & HUMANE SOCIETIES:
* Many also use www.petharbor.com, www.petfinder.com, www.1-800-Save-A-Pet.com, www.Pet-Ark.com, and www/pets911.com

Alvin Animal Control and Adoption tdouglas@apd.cityofalvin.com, Tonya Douglas

Angleton Animal Control - www.geocities.com/kmsharma

Bay Area SPCA – 3000 Avenue R, San Leon, Tx 77539 - 281-339-2068 Bayareaspca.org

Baytown Humane Society – www.baytownhumanesociety.org www.iGive.com/BHS

Brazoria County Humane Society – 281-467-6300 – Shirley Tinnin www.brazoriacountyhumane.org

CAP - Citizens for Animal Protection Shelter 17555 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77094 281-497-0591 www.cap4pets.org

Galveston County Animal Services – Texas City, TX - 409-948-2485 www.friendsoftheshelter.org or www.gcas.petfinder.com

Animal Shelter & Adoption Center of Galveston Island – 409-740-1919 www.galvestonanimalshelter.org

City of Houston, (BARC) -- 713-238-9600

Harris County Animal Control – 281-999-3191

Houston Humane Society – 14700 Alameda, Houston, TX, 713-433-6421 www.houstonhumane.org/adoptions/index.aspx

Houston SPCA - 713-869-SPCA (7722) www.spcahouston.org, www.Pet-Ark.com, hspca@houstonspca.org or hspca@hspca.org

La Porte Animal Control – 281-471-3811 ext 739 Mike

Montgomery County Animal Services – 281-442-7738

Montgomery Humane Society – 936-756-3914

Pasadena Animal Control and Adoption – 281-991-0602

Rita B. Huff Animal Shelter 530 Bear kat Blvd, Huntsville Tx77340 - 936-295-4666.

Sugar Land Animal Services - 281-275-2842