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How Far Would You Go to Find Your Missing Pet?

It’s one of every pet owner’s worst nightmares: your dog or cat goes missing. And in a city overwhelmed with cars, people and thousands of stray animals, losing a pet around Houston means the sooner you find them, the better. So what do you do if your pet goes missing? And, on the flip side, […]


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It's one of every pet owner's worst nightmares: your dog or cat goes missing. And in a city overwhelmed with cars, people and thousands of stray animals, losing a pet around Houston means the sooner you find them, the better.

So what do you do if your pet goes missing? And, on the flip side, what do you do when you find an animal? Houston Matters' Maggie Martin tell us more.

Lost & Found Animal Facebook Pages & Resources for Lost & Found Animals (Courtesy of Jodi O’Hara):

Houston and Surrounding Areas

Inside the Loop
Super Neighborhood #22 (bounded by downtown, Allen Parkway, White Oak and 610)
East of Downtown

North of 610 and inside 45N
Oak Forest
Sunset Heights
Timbergrove / Lazybrook
Timbergrove Manor
Garden Oaks
Montie Beach, Heights, Garden Oaks

Houston General
Harris County
West Houston
Greater Houston
North Houston

Spring Branch / Memorial
Spring Branch
Memorial Villages

Bellaire / Meyerland / Westbury
Westbury, Meyerland & Bellaire
Willowbend, Westbury, Bellaire

Clear Lake & South Houston
Friendswood & Surrounding Area
Clear Lake
Pearland, Alvin, Friendswood

Katy Lost & Found Pets
Lost or Found Pets in Katy
Lost & Found Pets in Estates of Highland Creek, Katy

Other Neighborhood Specific
Bear Creek
Cinco Ranch

Cypress Awareness L&F Pets
Cypress, Tomball, Spring

Deer Park, Pasadena, La Porte
Lost & Found Pets of Deer Park, La Porte & Pasadena TX
Lost and Found Pets-Cypress, TX
Cypress Awareness-Lost/Found Pets Edition, Cypress TX

Humble, Kingwood, Atascocita
Lost & Found Pets of Humble, Kingwood & Surrounding areas

Mission Bend
La Porte

Brazoria County
Pearland, Alvin, Friendswood
Lost Pets of Brazoria County
Brazoria County Lost & Found Pets
Brazoria County Pets & Animals
Lost & Found Pets Pearland, Alvin, Manvel
Lake, Jackson, Angleton, Clute
Pearland Pet Hub Animal Rescue

Fort Bend County
Sugar Land
Missouri City
Friends of Missouri City Shelter Pets

Galveston County
League City & Surrounding Area
Texas City
Texas City / La Marque
Dickinson & League City
Galveston County

Montgomery County
Woodlands, Spring, Tomball

Spring Texas Lost and found pets
Lost and Found Pets in Spring, TX
SPRING and MORE-Lost and Found Animals

Tomball Pet Lost and Found
Lost or Found pets – around Houston or Tomball, Tx

Cyfair, Spring, Tomball

Humble, Kingwood, Atascocita

Montgomery County
Montgomery County Texas Lost Dog Alert
Lost Pets in Montgomery County Texas

Magnolia, Pinehurst & Stagecoach
Conroe, Cut n Shoot, Willis

Other Popular Pages:
Scruffy, Fluffy & Shaggy Dogs

Houston Breed Specific Pages (not rescues)

Lost & Found Huskies of Houston and Surrounding Areas
Lost/found Huskies In Houston
Pit Bulls

Cat Rescues
Dog Rescues (general) and by Breed. Includes Pet Assistance Agencies, Shelters & Humane Societies
Texas Cat Rescue Groups Directory
Rescue Shelter Network
By Breed – Rescues in Texas
By Non-Breed

Other Helpful Resources
Create free flyers.They also distribute the flyers to shelters & area vets. These flyers are widely shared on Facebook.
Houston Animal Network

Pet Amber Alert

Lost Cat Tips & Resources, Flyer Creation & Cat Detective
Lost Cat Finder Texas Pet Detective

Poster tips
Pet Detective Directory
Recovery Tips including lost dog & cat behaviors

Helping Lost Pets – flyer creation and other resources
Lost Cats of Texas
FidoFinder – database of lost dogs
Microchip Guide
Lost Dogs of America
Breed specific rescues

City of Houston Animal Control "BARC"
Harris County Shelter
Houston Humane Society
Houston SPCA
Fort Bend County
Galveston County
Galveston County Humane Society
Montgomery County
Sugar Land
Missouri City
Pasadena Animal Shelter
Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA
Deer Park
League City
Nassau Bay

Listing of 8 shelters in or near Fort Bend County
South Houston
Angleton Animal Control
Brazoria County SPCA

Databases of Shelter Animals
Houston – searches shelters & some rescues
Fort Bend County

Report Animal Cruelty
• Report animal cruelty with the Houston Humane Society online or by phone R.A.I.D.E.R. – 713-433-6421, ext. 396.
• You can also file an animal cruelty complaint with the Houston SPCA online or over the phone by calling 713-869-SPCA (7722). 24/7 Injured Animal Ambulance & Rescue
• The Houston SPCA is the only agency providing an injured animal ambulance and rescue service 24-
hours a day, every day of the year. Call 713-869-SPCA (7722) seven days a week between 9 a.m. and
5 p.m. After hours and holidays, please call 713-880-HELP (4357).

Dog Fighting & Puppy Mills – $5000 REWARD for any information
**Callers remain anonymous. **
Call Puppy Mill Tips to 1-877- MILL-TIP
Illegal Animal Fighting Tips to 877-TIP-HSUS.