BARC Animal Shelter & Adoptions - City of Houston

Red Collar Rescue has dogs, puppies, cats, and kittens for adoption. Adopt a pet in Houston, Texas.
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Here’s the truth: you absolutely can find a Rottweiler, even a Rottweiler puppy, for adoption in an animal shelter or rescue group. And they don’t end up there because they’re bad dogs. In fact, often the only difference between the dog in the shelter and the one on your couch is a bit of bad luck. Think about it: let’s say you buy a Rottweiler puppy for sale by a breeder. Your new dog is great; you immediately enroll the two of you in obedience classes, and soon your best pal is housebroken and well trained. But what would happen to your wonderful Rottweiler if, tragically, something happened to you? What if he escaped from your home and ran away? Your best pal would very likely end up in an animal shelter. The lucky person who adopts your Rottweiler would be getting a great dog! Animal shelters are filled with wonderful, healthy, well-behaved dogs who have been in homes before, but whose owners have fallen on hard times. Many of them are housebroken and trained. Rottweiler rescue organizations often care for their adoptable dogs in foster homes, which means their foster families will be able to tell you if the Rottweiler you want to adopt is good with other animals or kids, and if he or she is housebroken and knows any basic commands. As you can see, adopting from a rescue organization is likely the very safest way for people with children to add a new Rottweiler to their family!
Houston Boxer Rescue has dogs and puppies for adoption. Adopt a pet in Houston, Texas.
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CAP has many wonderful dogs and puppies available for adoption. Also, new animals arrive every day at the shelter, so our site features only a portion of our residents. For a real canine caper, stop by the shelter, located at 17555 Katy Freeway in Houston, Texas. Houston Labrador Retriever Rescue has dogs and puppies for adoption. Adopt a pet in Houston, Texas.
Photo provided by FlickrWest Houston Animal Rescue has dogs and puppies for adoption. Adopt a pet in Houston, Texas.
Photo provided by FlickrK-9 Angels Rescue has dogs, puppies, cats, and kittens for adoption. Adopt a pet in Houston, Texas.
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COLLAR RESCUE is an all volunteer 501 (3)(C) animal welfare charity dedicated to providing rescue services, medical care, foster care, training and adoptive placement to stray and abandoned dogs and cats in Houston and surrounding areas. We hope you'll find all you're looking for if you're ready to , interested in to a worthy cause, think you might be able to temporarily help a dog or cat by providing a home, or would like to assist us by your time.Greater Houston German Shepherd Dog Rescue (GHGSDR) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We are a breed-specific group dedicated to the rescue of German Shepherd Dogs (GSDs); and do not knowingly accept mixed-breed dogs into our program. Our GSDs are obtained from public shelters where they are scheduled to be euthanized or they are given to us directly by their owners. All dogs receive the necessary health care, including spaying/neutering and are micro-chipped and then are placed in a foster home until they are adopted. Our dogs are guaranteed a place in our organization throughout their life. We provide information and education to the community with emphasis on the importance of spaying/neutering and heart-worm prevention, and we work with transporters, animal shelters and other rescue organizations to develop a better life for all GSDs.Visit our own website with more information about our organization, about adoption, and of course, more about beagles in general. Go check it out: We are a small group of friends who are committed to rescuing needy Beagles and occasionally other Hounds from shelters, abandonment, neglect, and other dangerous situations. We attempt to find loving rescue-friendly homes for these dogs at risk. We have no shelter facility so the dogs are fostered in private homes, mostly in the Houston area. We are a non-profit corporation in the state of Texas. We are always looking for great foster homes. Also, we would love for you to volunteer to help with some of the driving (we do a lot of driving, picking dogs up from shelters, shuttling to vets, and sometimes even taking dogs to their new homes.) We also appreciate donations of any size, which helps us to rescue more needy dogs! See our Paypal link for sending monetary donations or email us for instructions on mailing a check. On the other hand, an adult dog's bladder is already fully developed. Shelter dogs are often already housetrained and Havanese rescue groups can tell you if their adult dogs for adoption are housebroken before they go into your home. You also have the advantage of knowing that your dog is physically able to "hold it" for several hours at a stretch. In most cases, adult dogs are by far easier to housebreak than puppies. You can teach an old dog new tricks!