Veterinary Public Health Division

The Veterinary Public Health (VPH) Division works with the community to create a safe, healthy, and caring environment for residents and animals of unincorporated Harris County. VPH operates the Harris County Pets Resource Center, which consists of an open-admission animal shelter, animal control and safety section, adoption, and foster programs. VPH also manages the Harris County Pets Clinic, which provides basic low-cost veterinary services for owned pets. VPH strives to provide a safe loving home for all animals.

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