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Tracks & Tails

Category: Rescue & Cruelty

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

Rescue & Cruelty
Owner Cruelly Beats Boxers with Belt

Houston SPCA rescued two Boxers from a Southeast Houston apartment complex after the owner was caught on video whipping both dogs with a bel...

Houston SPCA rescued two Boxers from a Southeast Houston apartment complex after the owner was caught on video whipping both dogs with a bel...

Adoption
Kitten adopted after harrowing freeway rescue

Houston SPCA rescued a kitten trapped under the freeway 30 feet above the ground, giving her another chance at a happy life with her new fam...

Houston SPCA rescued a kitten trapped under the freeway 30 feet above the ground, giving her another chance at a happy life with her new fam...

Rescue & Cruelty
Mastiff reunited with family after ravine rescue

120-pound, 10-year-old Mastiff Rocky had been trapped in a ravine with no way out for two days when Houston SPCA got the call for help. Than...

120-pound, 10-year-old Mastiff Rocky had been trapped in a ravine with no way out for two days when Houston SPCA got the call for help. Than...

Cat rests on toilet in a room filled with debris on a hoarding case
Rescue & Cruelty
21 cats seized from hoarding case by Houston SPCA

Houston SPCA rescued 21 cats and one kitten on a hoarding case from a property in southeast Houston with a warrant from Harris County Precin...

Houston SPCA rescued 21 cats and one kitten on a hoarding case from a property in southeast Houston with a warrant from Harris County Precin...

Veterinary nurse evaluates abandoned Husky
Rescue & Cruelty
Abandoned husky chained to playground rescued by Houston SPCA

Houston SPCA received a report of an abandoned Husky at an elementary school. When our cruelty investigator arrived, they found her chained ...

Houston SPCA received a report of an abandoned Husky at an elementary school. When our cruelty investigator arrived, they found her chained ...

Investigator comforts emaciated Doberman
Rescue & Cruelty
Emaciated Doberman weighs 50 Pounds when rescued

This emaciated Doberman was rescued by a Houston SPCA investigator, weighing just half of his ideal weight at 50 pounds.

This emaciated Doberman was rescued by a Houston SPCA investigator, weighing just half of his ideal weight at 50 pounds.

Pet Care & Health
‘Tis the Season: Keep Pets Safe & Jolly This Holiday

Dr. Roberta Westbrook, Chief Veterinarian at the Houston SPCA shares some mindful tips this holiday season to help keep pets safe.

Dr. Roberta Westbrook, Chief Veterinarian at the Houston SPCA shares some mindful tips this holiday season to help keep pets safe.