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.


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
Sunday 11:00 am – 4:00 pm (No Animal Intake)

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 & Sunday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm