Animal Shelter Tour and Construction

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Take a Tour with DSHS

Take a tour of an animal shelter to see what goes on behind the scenes. Included in the tour are snapshots of various shelters around the Lone Star State. Maybe you'll see your community's animal shelter!  

Ready to explore more? 

Begin tour

Our Space

The diagram below is for a very large facility. In smaller shelters, many of the separate rooms depicted may be combined into just a couple of rooms, each of which serves several functions. 

Drawing of the Floor Plan 

Resources for Constructing an Animal Shelter

Visit the Humane Society of the United States' Animal Sheltering Online Section to discover more on how to build animal shelters.