Citizens For Animal Protection
Citizens for Animal Protection is a Houston area private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides shelter, adoption, foster care, rescue and other valuable services. CAP also provides humane education and community outreach programs to encourage love and respect for animals. Houston, TX.
SMART Rescue serves North Harris and Montgomery Counties with rescue, foster, and adoption of both cats and dogs. Smart is dedicated to the prevention of animal cruelty, the relief of animal suffering, and the promotion of education on the humane treatment of animals.
Adopt A Cat
Adopt A Cat's mission (Houston) is to rescue, rehabilitate and provide shelter/sanctuary for homeless felines until safe and caring permanent homes are found. Adopt A Cat maintains a NO KILL policy. Adopt A Cat also works to lessen the problem of pet overpopulation by spaying and neutering its rescues, by educating the public about the importance of sterilizing companion animals, and by providing information on low cost spay/neuter programs.
No Kill Houston
Advocates for non kill sheltering in Houston. In the United States, shelters are killing 3 to 4 million pets every year. In Houston, there are five kill shelters that are killing approximately 80,000 dogs and cats every single year.
Spay Neuter Assistance Program
SNAP operates spay/neuter and wellness clinics in Houston and San Antonio, Texas. To help prevent the suffering and death of dogs and cats due to overpopulation and preventable diseases, especially in low-income areas.
Alley Cat Allies
Alley Cat Allies is the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats. An engine for social change, Alley Cat Allies was the first organization to introduce and advocate for humane methods of feral cat care, particularly Trap-Neuter-Return, in the American animal protection community. By establishing and promoting standards of care, our organization has brought humane treatment of cats into the national spotlight, now embraced by major cities and animal protection organizations coast to coast. In 20 short years, we’ve changed America to better understand and respect the lives of cats.
Lone Star Animal Welfare League
The mission of Lone Star Animal Welfare League (Montgomery County, TX) is to support local rescue groups and foster healthy bonds between pets and owners through education and dog friendly socialization. Additionally, LSAWL provides low-cost spay/neuter vouchers for pet owners throughout Montgomery County, Texas.
Houston Area Dog Rescues
A web page that serves as a resource to help find adoptable pets in the Houston area.
Best Friends Network
Best Friends (Utah) works with people and humane groups all across the country to bring about a time when homeless, unwanted animals are no longer being destroyed in shelters, and when every healthy dog or cat can be guaranteed a good life in a caring home.
Friends For Life
Friends for Life is the fastest growing No Kill animal adoption and rescue organization in Houston, dedicated to offering No Kill solutions to the animals of Houston and the people who want to help them. Their programs include rescue, rehabilitation, adoption, humane education and animal food/supply support. They are a dynamic non-profit committed to offering Houston a real alternative to shelters that kill homeless animals.
The Feral Cat Assistance Program (FCAP)
FCAP (Houston) is a dedicated volunteer group that provides education to the public on non-lethal ways of controlling the feral cat population. They provide Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) assistance and education to caregivers of feral cat colonies all over the Houston area. Every month, FCAP schedules a surgery day dedicated to only spaying and neutering feral cats at the CAP surgery clinic.
Homeless Pet Placement League
The Homeless Pet Placement League (HPPL) is a nonprofit animal welfare organization that provides for the rehabiliation and adoption of stray and abandoned dogs and cats. The HPPL does not operate a shelter; animals are cared for in the homes of those who rescue them. The rescuer serves as the foster parent until the animal is adopted into a permanent home. This cooperative effort between HPPL and the foster home helps animals that would not fit the criteria allowing them to be placed for adoption at an animal shelter; these include animals with skin problems such as mange or ringworm, heartworm positive dogs, and injured or seriously malnourished strays.
Since 1987 Tru-Catch Traps has provided humane, reliable live-animal traps that are made in the USA. Humane societies, animal shelters, wildlife professionals and animal control officers use these traps worldwide.
Links to Partners
Our partners offer a variety of methods for donating to CECS. Help us by supporting our partners!
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