Veterinary Public Health


HCPH Veterinary Public Health protects the health and safety of the residents and pets of unincorporated Harris County.
Working in partnership with the community to create a safe, healthy and caring environment for animals and people.


Saturday, October 1, 2016
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Petco River Oaks
2110 South Shepherd, 77019

Saturday, October 15, 2016
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Strut Your Mutt
Stude Park
1031 Stude Street, Houston, 77007
To join visit:  Friends of CountyPets Strut Your Mutt Team

Friday, October 28, 2016
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Harris County Federal Credit Union
1401 Franklin St., 77002

Find your Furrever Friend and tour our wonderful new Adoption Bus!

Remember to check our current events calendar to find out what’s going on!

Pictures of Animals in our Shelter

Please Donate

We are in urgent need of newspaper. Please drop it off at the shelter Monday – Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. or Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

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For more information, contact: 

Harris County Public Health
Veterinary Public Health:
612 Canino Road 
Houston, TX 77076
Phone: (281) 999-3191
Fax: (281) 847-1911

Driving Directions to HCPH Veterinary Public Health (Google Maps)
Services Provided by HCPH Veterinary Public Health

Regular Lobby Shelter Hours:
Monday - Friday 1:00 pm - 5:50 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Regular Phone Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Adoption hours:
Please note adoption hours end earlier than regular lobby hours
Monday - Friday 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm