Veterinary Public Health


HCPHES Veterinary Public Health protects the health and safety of the residents and pets of unincorporated Harris County.

Working in partnership with the community to create a safe, healthy and caring environment for animals and people.

$5.00 Microchips
Now – February 28, 2015
No appointment needed. Come during SHELTER HOURS Make sure your pet always has identification!

2/24/15 - Neuter Scooter Free Cat Neutering
We are partnering with the Spay Neuter Assistance Program to neuter up to 80 male cats. Appointments are required – call 713-418-1804 to reserve a spot for your cat. No residency or income restrictions.

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Please Donate
We are in urgent need of new or used stuffed dog toys. Also, new or used towels. Any size is appreciated.

Hours & Location

Address: 612 Canino Road, Houston, TX 77076

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Services Provided by HCPHES Veterinary Public Health

Regular Lobby hours:
Monday - Friday 1:00 pm - 5:50 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Regular Phone hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Adoption hours: Please note adoption hours end earlier than regular lobby hours

Monday - Friday 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

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For more information contact:
HCPHES Veterinary Public Health
612 Canino Road, Houston, Texas 77076
Phone: (281) 999-3191
Fax: (281) 847-1911