Pet Resource Center Services

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Pet Resource Center Services

Harris County Pets, a part of Harris County Public Health, offers a number of resources and services to residents of unincorporated Harris County. Visit the Harris County Pets website for more information. 

Harris County Pets Resource Center Services

Adoption Hours: Go to Adopt A Pet or the Harris County Pets website for more information.

For more information, visit our Harris County Pets Resource Center website at

Clinic Services and Pricing Guide

Pet Wellness Clinic Services

Our Pet Wellness Clinic services are offered by the Veterinary Public Health (VPH) Division of Harris County Public Health as a low-cost option for pet owners who may not have the resources to provide essential veterinary care.

For current operating hours, please visit the County Pets website.

To make an appointment or for any questions, please contact the call center at (281) 999-3191.

A few of the services we offer are:
  • Vaccinations (including rabies)
  • Testing
  • Health certificates
  • Heart worm treatment
  • Flea/Tick and heart worm preventative medications

CLICK HERE for a complete list of services, packages, and prices.

Field Services

The Veterinary Public Health (VPH) Division of Harris County Public Health and its animal control officers respond to various animal related requests for service including:

To report any issue, call the Harris County Pets Resource Center at (281) 999-3191.

For complaints inside an incorporated city or outside of Harris County, please refer to the list of Harris County Area Animal Control Agencies.

Dead Animal Pickup

  • If the animal is located in the City of Houston on a curb or a maintained street, call 3-1-1 or go to the City of Houston Dead Animal Collection information page
  • If the animal is located on freeways and feeder roads, submit a request to TxDOT. For the Contact Reason, select the drop down: "Road debris/litter/dead animal" or call TXDOT directly at (713) 802 - 5000. Select Option 1.

In unincorporated Harris County (outside the City of Houston), call the County Operator at (713) 755 - 5000

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Find us at:

Harris County Pets
612 Canino Road
Houston, TX 77076
Phone: 281.999.3191
Fax: 281.847.1911

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Operating Hours

Adoption Hours*:

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

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

Pet Wellness Clinic Hours:
Monday - Friday | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Animal Surrender Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday* | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
*No animal surrenders on Sunday, Wednesday, or Friday

Call Center Hours (phone):
Monday - Friday | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm* , 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday | 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
*Call center is closed from 12 pm to 1 pm for lunch.

Dates and times are subject to change. Please call ahead or visit the Harris County Pets website to confirm hours - especially for animal surrenders.