About HHS

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How can I make a donation to help the animals at the Houston Humane Society?

A.  You may make an online donation by clicking here. You can also mail checks to:

Houston Humane Society

14700 Almeda Rd.
Houston, TX 77053

Q. How do I find you and when are you open?

A. For hours and directions please click here.
Q. I can no longer keep my pet.  Will the Houston Humane Society accept him/her?

A. Houston Humane Society will not euthanize a healthy/adoptable animal to make space for another animal.  

If space is not available, you are welcome to check back in a few days.  You are also invited to click here for other resources and rescues around our area. 
We accept pets Monday through Thursday - 11:00 am to 3:00 pm (as space is available)
There is a $35.00 fee for all animals accepted into our adoption program.
There is a $15.00 fee for each puppy or kitten in a litter with a maximum fee of $50.00.
At this time, Houston Humane Society is unable to accept stray animals.


For more information please click here.
Q. What if I change my mind and want my pet back?

A. Unfortunately once your animal has begun the intake process all information is kept confidential.
Q. Do you have a certain type of cat or dog?

A. To view what animals we currently have available for adoption, please go to our Dog Adoptions page or our Cat Adoptions page.
Q. How do I become a Houston Humane Society Volunteer?

A. For all information about becoming a volunteer please view our Becoming a Volunteer page.
Q. Is the Houston Humane Society currently hiring?

A.  For currently available positions please go to our Employment page.
Q. How do I file a cruelty report?

A. You can file a confidential cruelty report online at our Report Cruelty page.  You may also contact our Animal Crimes Unit at (713) 433-6421 Ext. 396.
Q. Does the Houston Humane Society pick up stray animals?

A. We are not allowed to pick up animals that are considered strays.  Please click here for a list of Animal Control agencies around the Greater Houston area.

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14700 ALMEDA RD., HOUSTON, TX 77053


Monday-Friday 11:00am-6:00pm


Saturday - Sunday 11:00am-5:30pm




Monday - Saturday

By Appointment Only




By Appointment ONLY





Monday - Sunday

Exams 10:00am-1:30pm

(By Appointment)



Vaccinations 9:00am-2:30pm

(Please arrive by 

2:00 PM for walk-ins)