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Stuebner Airline Veterinary Hospital

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Rescue Groups for Lost Pets

Lost Pets

What to do if I've lost my pet?

  1. ASAP - Hang up signs with a picture and contact information. A "Reward"  placed on the sign may get your pet home sooner.

  2. Message us on our Facebook Page with details, phone number, microchip, pets name, and any special markings.

  3. Signs should be placed in the subdivision, at convenience stores, grooming facilities, and veterinary clinics. 

  4. Try to following websites to find your pet:

    1. County Pets - Harris County Pets is an open-intake, municipal pet adoption and resource center that serves the residents and pets of unincorporated Harris County.

    2. Pet Harbor - Lost, found, and adoptable animals.

    3. Pet Finders - Petfinder is an online, searchable database of animals who need homes. It is also a directory of nearly 11,000 animal shelters and adoption organizations across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

    4. Lost Dog United States - If your dog is gone, lost or stolen, you can post a report easily and for free. Your SOS will then immediately be broadcasted on partner websites, social networks Lost Dog Facebook, and by email to all subscribers of the e-mail alerts.

  5. If your pet is a purebred dog, contact the local rescue organization of the breed to be on the lookout. For example, if you have a boxer, contact the Boxer Rescue group. These groups are generally contacted when a pure-bred dog comes into the shelter.

  6. If your pet repeatedly escapes, consider microchipping your pet for permanent identification.

Rescue Groups

Smart Rescue

We are dedicated to the prevention of animal cruelty, the relief of animal suffering, and the promotion of education on the humane treatment of animals.

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Poodles Rescue of Houston

Our mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and find forever homes for distressed poodles, poodle mixes, and “honorary” poodles.

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Golden Beginnings

Golden Beginnings Golden Retriever Rescue is a non-profit organization founded in 1999, staffed solely by volunteers, devoted to providing rescue and necessary veterinary medical care for unwanted, neglected, abused, homeless, and displaced Golden Retrievers in Houston, Texas, and the surrounding area.

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Basset Buddies of Texas

Basset Buddies of Texas is a non-profit organization staffed solely by volunteers devoted to the rescue of unwanted, abused, and homeless basset hounds in Houston, TX, and surrounding regions. Bassets are rescued from shelters or received directly from owners who feel unable/unwilling to continue to care for them.

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Abandoned Animal Rescue

AAR’s mission is to work towards ending pet overpopulation that results in the euthanasia of unwanted cats and dogs. In addition to providing a shelter for abandoned animals, AAR has foster families for special needs animals, litters, and rehabilitation.

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Greyhound Pets of Houston

GPA Houston is dedicated to finding responsible and loving homes for retired racing greyhounds, educating the public on the suitability and availability of greyhounds as pets, and acquainting them on how this beautiful and noble breed makes an excellent and loving pet.

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In conjunction with our rescue activities, educating the community regarding responsible and humane ownership is another aspect of our mission. This includes informing the public of the current overpopulation crisis, the benefit of the spay/neuter program, and the dangers of irresponsible breeding.

Donations are appreciated in all forms food, leashes/collars, bedding (our fosters can always use these) - no donation is too small.

Foster homes and volunteers to help with transportation and fund-raising events are always needed and greatly appreciated.

The Veterinary Care Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization where you can make donations to our veterinary hospital in memory of your pet or loved one. These funds are then requested for clients who have fallen on hard times and cannot afford the medical care needed for their pets.

Thank you for your donation!

Visit the Veterinary Care Foundation HERE

Step 1. Enter State (TX)

Step 2. Select Stuebner Airline Veterinary Hospital

Additionally, check out Basset Buddies of Texas on Facebook or on their website: