​Information for Animal Rescue Organizations

Animal Rescue groups interested in pulling animals from our shelter must be pre-approved and agree to abide by the requirements outlined in the Rescue Policies. For approval, please complete and sign the documents below and scan the .pdf version to rescueme@countypets.com along with the following:
  • A copy of your adoption contract
  • A copy of your adoption application
  • A reference from your treating veterinarian
Rescue Policies
Rescue Application 
Rescue Agreement

Please note: Animals may only be rescued by approved rescue groups. We do not reserve shelter animals for pending rescue applications.

Temporary Custody Agreement (Medical Rescue)

Complete and sign the Temporary Custody Agreement. Mail the original, signed form to:

Temporary Custody Agreements
HCPH Veterinary Public Health
612 Canino Rd.
Houston, TX 77076

The process for Temporary Custody Agreement (Medical Rescue) can take up to 30 days. If you have any questions about this process please call our main line, 281.999.3191 or email us at: rescueme@countypets.com.

Phone Hours: (281) 999-3191
9 am - 6 pm Monday – Friday (closed 12 pm – 1 pm) & 8:30 am – 4:00 pm Saturday - Sunday
612 Canino Rd. Houston, TX 77076
Animal Surrender Hours:
1 pm - 4:00 pm Monday - Friday & 11 am - 2 pm Saturday
No animal surrenders on Sunday or Wednesday. Dates are subject to change based on special events/circumstances. Please call ahead to confirm.
Shelter Hours:
1 pm - 5:50 pm Monday - Friday & 11 am - 4 pm Saturday - Sunday
Adoption Hours:
1 pm - 5:30 pm Monday - Friday & 11 am - 3:30 pm Saturday - Sunday
Pet Wellness Clinic Hours:
8 am - 5 pm Monday – Friday(last walk-in at 4:30pm)
9 am - 4 pm Saturday (last walk-in at 3:30pm)
Closed Sunday