KHOU 11 reporter, Janelle Bludau, and photographer, Michael Barbagallo, found the dog on May 30, as they arrived at the shelter to report on overcrowding.
"We had one on May 30th that was found close to the Intercontinental Airport. The second one was June 1st and that was in the Southeast Gulf Gate area, and the third was on June 7th and in North of Downtown,” said Director of Mosquito and Vector Control Mustapha Debboun.
Last May, the Centers for Disease Control (C.D.C.) reported the number of people getting infections from the insects has tripled since 2004, with Texas being one of the worst states, landing in the top 20 percent for mosquito infections.
Our executive director Dr. Umair Shah testified before congress this week on the importance of public health and the Reauthorization of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act. Watch the testimony.
Expertos de la salud buscan explicar a los dueños de establecimientos que manipulan alimentos, cuáles son las reglas para su sano consumo. Durante el huracán Harvey en 2017, cerca de 9,000 libras de comida tuvieron que ser desechadas por no estar aptas para la salud. El Centro para el Control de Enfermedades estableció que uno de cada seis estadounidenses ha sufrido de enfermedades por comida en mal estado.
The Harris County Animal Shelter is waiving adoption fees for all cats and large dogs. That's right, that means these animals are free!
Several Houston-area animal shelters are once again overcapacity. Officials blame a lack of spay and neutering and registration. What are the rules for registering dogs and cats across Texas?
Harris County Animal Shelter has an urgent need for fosters and adopters for nearly 400 animals. During the Memorial Day weekend, the shelter received its largest intake - nearly 200 animals - this year. It was posted on the facility's Facebook page.
Big cities including Los Angeles, Dallas and Las Vegas have all passed ordinances requiring owners to spay and neuter their pets. But spay and neuter experts in Houston say those ordinances have not worked.
Workers at the Harris County Animal Shelter say they need help after receiving its highest intake of animals so far this year.