The gallery attached to this story is a collection of photos that are up for adoption at the Houston Humane Society. For more information about any of the animals in the gallery, you can visit HoustonHumane.org, call 713-433-6421 or stop by the shelter located at 14700 Almeda Road.
See the photos below to see the Houston Human Society’s featured pet of the week and other furry friends available for adoption:
Cowboy is 5 years old. From Cajun to Cowboy! I survived Hurricane Ida and now am hoping to find a home in Houston. I love to play fetch, know SIT, SHAKE, and love playing at the dog park!
Clifford is 5 years old. I’m a big hound boy with an even larger heart! I traveled many miles in hopes of finding the perfect home with a large yard and friends of all types to play with. I am a gentle boy who is eager to please!
Jaz is 5 years old. I have a lot of personality for a little body! Some say I’m the perfect package - half German Shepherd, half small dog! I get along great with my current roommate so if you have another doggy I must meet them to ensure they’ll be my best friend fur-ever!
Gardenia 1 year old is a puppy who traveled miles from her hometown in the valley to increase her chances of finding a forever home. A very smart pup who enjoys her playtime and is very treat/toy-motivated! She would be great with a family who has older kids. Gardenia is a beauty with her wiry terrier fur and her lab shepherd features this girl is truly one of a kind. She does have Heartworms but someone fell in love with this girl and sponsored her full treatment, now all she needs is a home!
June is 1 year old. “I am a very polite girl with such a soft mouth for treats. I arrived at the shelter after being rescued from an abusive household. I have healed and am ready for my forever home. I have a caring and nurturing personality and will do great in a household where I am loved.”
7 months old: Sweetie was found with a hairband that had been looped so tightly around her neck it had grown into the skin, leaving a gash several inches deep. From the time the little one was picked up through her exam, treatments, and surgery, she earned the name Sweetie. After rehabilitation and care from the HHS Medical Team, she is now ready to find her forever home. Our thanks to the wonderful lady that took the extra time to pull over and save Sweetie further pain and save her life.
4 years old: Ziggy is a high-energy friend that loves to be outside and run around. He would be the perfect running/ workout buddy. He is definitely an attention seeker who loves cuddles and playing. He is a fun seeker that loves to play and be around you.
1 year old: Greta is affectionate, adorable, and well behaved. She needs daily exercise and play. She’s a very smart dog who wants to please her humans and responds well to training. Greta responds to the following commands: “Kennel”, “Here”, “Sit”, “Down”, “Stay”, “Place”, and “Okay”. She will do best in a single dog home.
6 months old: Maxine is a shy girl once you meet her, but once she’s comfortable she’s the most loyal companion you’ll ever have. She’s great around older kids and adults. Because she is such a young pup she has a lot of energy and is the perfect outdoors buddy, plus her leash manners are good too. Meet this sweetie and make her your new bestie!
2 years old: “I am a sweet and easy to approach girl. Because of my high energy, I would be good in a home that enjoys exercise, being outside and the occasional game of tug-o-war. I have been a good girl during my time at the shelter by working on my leash manners, which volunteers say are good. I am very good around kids too!
5 years old: I’m a big but gentle boy. I get excited to go on walks and do pretty good on a leash. I enjoy open spaces and exploring on my walks. If there’s a kiddie pool around, I’m likely going to lay in it! I’m easygoing and easy to please. All I need is a comfy bed, daily treats, and someone to love.
2 years old: “I go by Coco, but I am better known as Coco Chanel. I am a classy girl with a penchant for cuddling and kisses. I love to sit on your lap and receive attention. I’m good with my manners on the leash and other dogs.”
Milo is 3 years old. Milo is the sweetest black cat you’ll ever meet!! He is described as very fluffy and sweet, by volunteers and kids. He loves affection in any form, like toys, petting, and crawling into your lap. He’s a very talkative cat that is outgoing. Milo is perfect for an interactive and loving home!
Sprinkles is 2 years olds. Sprinkles is a shy and reserved cat. She likes to watch and observe all that she comes across at a friendly distance. She takes some time to adjust into new environments but will get comfortable around you after a while. Sprinkles is laid back and you can find her cat-napping. Sometimes you can’t notice her when she’s deep into her nap time. Sprinkles the perfect cat for the home looking for a relaxed and reserved cat.
Janis is 2 years old. Janis is a cool, calm, and collected Cat. You can find her in the cat cabanas laying in her hammock or cat napping while her cat roomies play around. She’s very independent and observant. But when she’s ready she will go to you when she wants attention and some cat cuddles. Janis is the perfect cat for the home looking for a quiet and loyal friend.
Julie is 2 years old. Julie is an attention seeker. All she wants to do is be loved and be the center of attention. She’s the perfect Instagram cat, She’s always ready for a photo opt and loves to talk with her distinct “meow”. If you want a buddy that loves to love, then Julie is the one for you!
Beanie is 4 months olds. Meet Beanie! He’s a feisty little guy with some CAT-titude! He’s an energetic, talkative, and playful kitten. When he’s not playing he loves getting affection by being held and petted. Beanie is FIV positive. Even though Beanie is FIV positive, that doesn’t stop him from living a normal cat life. FIV-positive cats just need a happy, healthy indoor environment and to be the only cat.
1 year old: Dolce is friendly, affectionate, and loves to be pet. The minute you step into the cat condo she comes right up with her curious nose to see who you are. The most important thing to know about her is that she loves attention.
1 year old: Gabana is a very easy-going girl. She is a little reserved but still loves to have attention. She will let you pet and cuddle her, but will a distance. She will take some time to warm up to you but is a loyal friend to have around.
2 months old: Caramel is the spunkiest kitty you’ll meet. He loves to play and climb all over his cat tower. He’s good with everyone he meets and with kids too. He’s cat friendly and loves to play around
2 years old: Zelena is a shy girl. She will take some time to warm up to you, so go slow with her. Her energy is pretty moderate, so napping is a must for her with the occasional playtime. Zelena isn’t too fond of dogs but she is good with older kids and other cats. If you’re looking for an independent cat Zelena is the one for you.
4 months old: Nola is a little shy at first, but once she warms up to you She loves being snuggled up with you. Nola is perfect for laying down on the couch and watching a movie. Her favorite pastime is napping and snuggling
3 years old: Hi I’m Penny. I am worth more than my name. Ha! I am the perfect snuggle gal. I am potty trained and know how to use the litter box. My favorite thing is getting treats, taking naps and being in your arms getting all the pets. The most important thing to know about me is that I show love by giving you kisses.
10 Years old: He is just as sweet as his name. Sugar has a way with his meows and loves to be held a lot. He loves to comfort and provide his little shoulder to cry on. Sugar gives you the look and you can’t help but want to smile. Sugar is the sweetest boy in the whole world that would be the perfect family cat.
11 months old: Halo is the friendliest cat you’ll ever meet. She loves to meet anyone who comes across her path. Volunteers say that “she is the sweetest snuggle bug a person could ever wish for.” Halo would be good in a home all by herself and with older kids and adults. Consider making sweet Halo your furry companion for life!
1 year old: “I am an affectionate cat. I love anyone who is willing to play with me and give me attention. I am the PUR-fect match for someone looking for a cat who likes playtime and cuddles!”
1 year old: “This classy prince is so elegant and poised. I would be perfect with someone who considers themselves royalty. What kind of King or Queen does not have a royal cat?”
14 years old: “I’ve had a hard life before being rescued from a cruelty case. Although I am a senior, I have lots of love to give.”
1 year old: “I arrived to the Houston Humane Society after being abandoned with the rest of my family at a nearby clinic. Despite the trauma I have suffered, I am so gentle and friendly. I love pets on my head and will let you know I would like more with a meow!”
2 years old: “I love to be comfortable. Find me someone that loves to be in sweat pants lounging on the sofa watching movies all day and I’d be in heaven!”