« Back to article: 18 Houston charities making a difference for local animals in need

Dog and cat with American Flag
Home-grown groups work every day to help homeless animals in Houston.  Photo courtesy of Houston Voters for Companion Animals
Cute black dog
Groups such as Rescued Pets Movement transport Houston animals as far away as Colorado for a better life.  Barrio Dogs/Facebook
Tiny Horse A Place for Peanut
A tiny horse named Muffin at A Place for Peanut is the recipient of the local horse charity's work. A Place for Peanut/Facebook
Cat Hug National Hug Your Cat Day
Organizations such as the Lance McCullers Jr. Foundation are promoting a "no-kill world." Courtesy photo
German Shepherd puppy
Local groups even focus on specific breeds, such as the Greater Houston German Shepherd Dog Rescue. Greater Houston German Shepherd Dog Rescue/Facebook