Animal Shelter Tour
Visit and Animal Shelter
People visit the animal shelter to either look for a missing pet, turn in an animal they can’t keep, or to adopt.
Many families adopt pets through an animal shelter. Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes?
2-1-1 Texas Hotline
Find animal shelters in your area. Learn how to report incidences of animal cruelty. Get information on low-cost vaccines and more.
Dial 2-1-1, or (877) 541-7905, and find information about resources in your local community, no matter where you live in Texas. Or visit 211texas.org.
2-1-1 Texas is a free, anonymous social service hotline available 24/7.
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What should I think about before I adopt a pet?
The main reason you want a pet
The type of breed you like best
The age of the animal you would like to take home
Your experience living with a pet
How you will afford routine and emergency medical care
The other occupants in your home or on your property
The time your pet will spend alone during the week and on weekends
Where the pet will be when people are home and when no one is home
How you’ll train, exercise, and keep your pet from getting bored while it is alone
If you want to adopt a pet, you may have to answer a