What could be better than saving the life of a homeless and vulnerable dog, cat, puppy, or kitten? Saving the lives of two dogs, cats, puppies, or kittens, of course! YOU can be the lifesaver who rescues not one, but TWO animals at risk of being euthanized right here in Houston! Now through November 30th, Giving Tuesday, donations made […]
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Do you see these smiling faces? Yesterday they weren’t quite so happy. These six pups were going to be euthanized unless we saved them – they had no other options. Of course, we just couldn’t let that happen, so we got them out of there as fast as we could. Now, we’re sending an urgent plea […]
Would you like to be part of saving THREE TIMES the number of dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens from being euthanized? Well, now through National Mutt Day, Saturday, July 31, when you make a lifesaving gift to HPA!, a generous donor will MATCH your one-time gift 100%, up to $5,000! But there’s even better news! […]
“Hear ye, hear ye! Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears! HPA! needs a new microscope. Can you help so they can better diagnose medical issues like my giardia? Yuck!” HPA! uses microscopes to diagnose all intestinal parasites, including but not limited to hookworms, roundworms, coccidia, giardia, tapeworms, whipworms, and many others, for ear cytologys […]
This sweet family was JUST dumped at our facility – the puppies were literally in a Huggies diaper box. Not only do they need a foster (if you can help, apply here), but we also need help covering their care! At an average of $252/pup, this family of 11 will run us $2750+ through their […]
Last week, we put a call out to our HPA! family for a lifesaving foster. It wasn’t a small ask: a mama dog and her 11 one-week-old puppies. But because our family is amazing, a lifesaving foster stepped up to save this entire family. And, it turned out one puppy was hidden amongst them, and […]
Nearly every Saturday, we host a dog adoption event at our 2800 Antoine Drive facility. But this Saturday, things will be a little different. Instead of dozens and dozens of dogs finding their forever homes, over 100 HPA! alums will be receiving heart worm treatment, at NO cost to their adopters! At Houston Pets Alive!, […]
Are you ready to save TWICE the number of lives for Giving Tuesday?! Thanks to a generous donor, all gifts will be matched 100%, up to $25,000. That means your Giving Tuesday donation–and your lifesaving impact–is DOUBLED! Will you help turn a $25,000 goal into $50,000 to save cats, dogs, kittens, and puppies at risk […]
In the spirit of the season, there is a good chance that your pet(s) and foster(s) (if you have one!) will have an opportunity to get in on some good treat action and socialization with new animals visiting from various places. This is a good time to refresh some important dos and don’ts over the holidays.
Something we get asked a lot is what “good play” looks like – folks often aren’t sure if their dogs are playing, they are being too aggressive, or if all the noises they hear are friendly or not!