Join us for "Homes for the Holidays"

Our 33rd annual adoption event hosted by Neiman Marcus starts Nov. 26

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We have zero tolerance when it comes to animal cruelty in the Houston metro area. Our teams are uniquely equipped to rescue many types of animals from all kinds of abuse and neglect.

If you need help, call 713-869-SPCA

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Help Save Wildlife

Support the Houston SPCA’s lifesaving programs and services by donating today.

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Kids can help save lives, too!

Your donations support our community programming, including our activities for the next generation of animal supporters.

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Your Donation Makes a Difference

Your gift helps an animal in our care right now! Without you we could not do the work we do – so please consider a gift today!

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Join Us!

There are so many ways to get involved and volunteer. Let’s find the right spot for you!

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Animal Rescue Ambulance

The Houston SPCA is the only agency in the Gulf Coast region answering the call to rescue animals 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

If you see an animal in danger or distress, contact our 24/7 Injured Animal Rescue Ambulance by calling 713-880-HELP (4357).

Frequently Asked Questions

Do we rescue animals that are trapped?
Yes, we rescue lost, unowned, or orphaned animals who are trapped.
Will the ambulance pick up a healthy unowned animal?
No. Our 24/7 injured animal rescue ambulance can only help unowned animals who are ill, injured or in distress. Both the city and county utilize tax dollars to pick up healthy unowned animals, while we operate on 100% donations.
How long before the rescue ambulance arrives?
Our 24/7 injured animal rescue ambulance responds to more than 7,000 calls for help annually throughout Harris County. The ambulance will arrive as soon as possible based on the nature of the call and the condition of the animal's injury.
What will happen to the animal?
The animal will be taken to the Houston SPCA where our veterinary team will provide an examination and determine the best course of treatment. We scan every animal who comes into our care for a microchip.
Can you give me updates or can I adopt the animal?
We respond to more than 7,000 calls for help and are unable to provide updates on individual animals. You can monitor our website here to see all available animals.