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Tracks & Tails

Category: Rescue & Cruelty

Houston SPCA rescues over 70 animals from Liberty County property

Houston SPCA rescued dozens of emaciated farm animals including two donkeys, two horses, 11 goats, a dog, and 58 birds, all roaming among de...

Houston SPCA rescued dozens of emaciated farm animals including two donkeys, two horses, 11 goats, a dog, and 58 birds, all roaming among de...

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Puppy pulled through fence and beaten

Three puppies have been rescued by the Houston SPCA after a video catches a pet owner beating one of them multiple times with a tree branch...

Three puppies have been rescued by the Houston SPCA after a video catches a pet owner beating one of them multiple times with a tree branch...

Five puppies found dead in Houston backyard

Five puppies were found dead while three more and their mother were rushed back to Houston SPCA by animal cruelty investigators.

Five puppies were found dead while three more and their mother were rushed back to Houston SPCA by animal cruelty investigators.

Dozens of injured great blue herons and great egrets released

The Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas released 28 rehabilitated juvenile birds after a rescue in May.

The Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas released 28 rehabilitated juvenile birds after a rescue in May.

Houston SPCA rescues 60 animals from blistering heat and feces-filled camper on Cleveland property

The Houston SPCA rescued 60 animals from deplorable conditions in Cleveland, Texas. Cats trapped in a 100-degree camper, a dog with embedded...

The Houston SPCA rescued 60 animals from deplorable conditions in Cleveland, Texas. Cats trapped in a 100-degree camper, a dog with embedded...

2 dogs die from heat distress in Houston area
Houston SPCA investigates 2 deaths from heat distress

The Houston SPCA and Harris County Constable Precinct 1 are investigating two separate cases of animal cruelty after two dogs died from heat...

The Houston SPCA and Harris County Constable Precinct 1 are investigating two separate cases of animal cruelty after two dogs died from heat...

Two dogs rescued after being seen strangled and beaten in separate physical abuse cases

The Houston SPCA has seized animals on two separate cases of physical abuse this month, both caught on video.

The Houston SPCA has seized animals on two separate cases of physical abuse this month, both caught on video.

71 injured, orphaned migratory birds rescued by Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas

The Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas team was called to a scene where scores of injured and/or orphaned migratory birds such as juv...

The Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas team was called to a scene where scores of injured and/or orphaned migratory birds such as juv...

Collaboration will help vulnerable
Advocacy
Collaboration Will Help Harris County’s Most Vulnerable Adults and Animals in Need

Letter of Cooperation Signed Today Will Create Efficiencies in the Reporting, Rescue and Care of Adults and Animals with Urgent Needs HOUSTO...

Letter of Cooperation Signed Today Will Create Efficiencies in the Reporting, Rescue and Care of Adults and Animals with Urgent Needs HOUSTO...

136 cats rescue
Rescue & Cruelty
More than 130 Abandoned Felines Rescued From Horrific Living Conditions

136 Felines Left Behind in Feces and Urine-Filled Home at Grimes County Property

136 Felines Left Behind in Feces and Urine-Filled Home at Grimes County Property