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Senior Howard left at shelter by owner at age 14 is giving up

At the Harris County Animal Shelter, Howard was left behind by his owner at the age of 14; he looks as if he is giving up.

A volunteer describes this senior’s plight, and it is … 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.

“We’re

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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

Stray pup defeated and scared hides in the corner and needs help

Just one-year-old, a German shepherd mix appears defeated and scared. With no hope in sight and with no understanding about what has happened to him, the young stray pup hides in the corner hoping to … Read More

Six day old puppies have ‘rescue hold’ while mom left behind

Friday update as per Harris County Animal Shelter Pets in Need:

“5400459 Mom (hold) and Puppies 541164 (hold) 541165 (hold) 54166 (died in kennel) 9/13 shelter staff confirmed that this puppy died in the kennel

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World in a shelter is a scary place for 6-month-old Lab Zahara

The world in an animal shelter is a scary place for a six-month-old puppy. Zahara was surrendered to the Harris County Animal Shelter last week because her owner became ill.

A volunteer tells her story.… Read More

Bonded kitten and pooch surrendered when owner left for college

At the Harris County Animal Shelter, a bonded kitten and her best friend – a Chihuahua were surrendered on Tuesday because their owner left for college.

Meet eight-week-old tabby kitten  Laura (A540116) and her bestie … Read More

Run free King: Dog tied to truck strangled in heat of day at shelter

In Houston, Texas, a dog owner left his dog tied to the back of his truck in the 100 degree heat while he waited in the air-conditioned lobby of the Harris County Animal Shelter. It … Read More

‘Maddie’ and ‘Addie’ falling apart at overcrowded Texas shelter

“Maddie” and “Addie” are emotionally falling apart at the Harris County Animal Shelter. Maddie has pushed her way into a corner and sits with her back towards everyone barely acknowledging the video-grapher working hard to … Read More