Tag Archive for: Harris County Animal Shelter Volunteers

Just Zeus and his teddy bear in Texas shelter after landlord said ‘they had to go’

At the Harris County Pets Resource Center in Houston, Texas, Zeus and his teddy bear were surrendered to the shelter when his owner’s landlord decided the friendly dog was no longer welcome. Sadly, Zeus is
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Gorgeous 2-year-old Labrador retriever at grave risk of dying

At the Harris County Animal Shelter in Texas, a two-year-old Labrador retriever’s life is at a grave risk of dying. The shelter is full; there are just not enough rescue organizations or adopters available.

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Stray Lab retriever hides in the corner and shakes at busy Texas shelter


In a short heartbreaking video, a stray Labrador retriever is shown trying his best to make himself invisible. The barking, the clanking of bowls, the laughter of children and all the strange people have … Read More

Xena was surrendered for being ‘too old’

At 13-years-old Xena’s family didn’t think she was entitled to a soft retirement; instead on Tuesday they hoisted the German shepherd into their car for a “ride” and surrendered her to the Harris County Animal … Read More

Terrified four-month-old puppies: Their humans far from kind

Two terrified four-month-old puppies huddle on top of each other; they are so frightened and barely want to move. What had their humans done to them to cause some utter fright? Puppies like to play, … Read More

Terrified at shelter, young dog holds onto volunteer for comfort

A terrified stray arrived at the Harris County Animal Shelter on November 1. No one knows what happened, but she was found in the 77039 zip code. Terrified at the shelter, she timidly jumps up … Read More

Help: Saddest boy has no light in his eyes nor has ever known kindness

At the Harris County Animal Shelter in Houston, Texas, perhaps the saddest dog with no light in his eyes arrived as a stray. Absolutely filthy, he appears as if he lived in a barn.


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Kittens surrendered after neighbor’s dog killed mother cat

In Harris County, Texas, five kittens were surrendered to the Harris County Animal Shelter because their mother was killed by the neighbor’s dog. The kittens are barely three-weeks-old and need to be bottle fed. Volunteers … Read More

Tragic update on Dove: In the end this dog’s life mattered

At the Harris County Animal Shelter, we met ‘Dove,’ on Thursday, and her story hurt our hearts. Volunteers said she had been giving up right before our eyes.


“…She hardly resembles a dog anymore.

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Little Lola left at shelter because owners had ‘too many’

Little Lola isn’t to blame for her owners having “too many” dogs, yet she’s being punished after having been surrendered to the Harris County Animal Shelter.

A volunteer helping to promote her plight in order … Read More