Announcing...
Texas 
Week for the Animals
May 13-21, 2017!
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We are thrilled to announce the 3rd Texas Week for the Animals    presented by Animal World USA will be celebrated April 2-10, 2016.

See how other Animal World USA Weeks for the Animals have been celebrated  at http://www.weeksfortheanimals.org/

See Calendar of Events page for events taking place across Texas during this amazing TX Week for the Animals. Throughout the week, educational institutions, animal shelters, rescue groups, and humane organizations across the state will be hosting scores of wonderful animal-related special events.  Educators, students, businesses and caring citizens will be joining in, with exciting activities to celebrate animals and help communities.  

Events will include adoption fairs, spay/neuter awareness events, shelter days, R.E.A.D. dog  programs in libraries,  veg fests, ways to help horses, farm animals activities and therapy dogs visiting hospitals and living-assisted homes.

Also to be included are a salute to our military and working K9's,  musical cat benefit events, educational programs, blessing for the animals, and fun-filled  days for families to come,enjoy food, music and the always amazing animals!

Please become involved! Events are being planned now, and we urge animal lovers everywhere to participate so we can all collectively participate!  See the page "Become Involved"  for lots of great ideas and suggestions.

See the Calendar of Events. Please note we will be adding events and activities right up to the kick-off  and even during the exciting week.  Contact us!

Please Join Together With:
Governor Greg Abbott & First Lady Cecilia Abbott


Animal World USA
A Pet's Wish Rescue, Del Rio, TX
Alamo WOOF, San Antionio, TX
All God's Creatures 
Allen Animal Shelter  Allen, TX 
Alpine Humane Society  Alpine, TX 
Alvarado Animal Shelter  Alvarado, TX 
Amarillo SPCA  Amarillo, TX (806)622-0555 
American Bullmastiff Association Rescue Bryan, TX  
Andrews Rescue and Foster Care  Andrews, TX 
American Bulldog Rescue  Arlington, TX  
Angel By My Side Puppy Rescue  Bulverde, TX 210-627-0873 
Animals First - Willis, Texas 
Animal Rescue Connections  Bulverde, TX 210-378-9036 
Bulverde Area Humane Society  Bulverde, TX 830-980-2247 
Animal Defense League of Texas
Animal Friends Humane Society
Animal Friends Shelter  Bellville, TX 979-865-2525 
Animal Rescue Center  Cleveland, TX  
Arlington Animal Services  Arlington, TX 
Arlington Kittens and Cats  Arlington, TX 
AY Chihuahua Rescue Austin, TX
AOHTs (All Our Hearts Together) Rainbow Bridge  Bonham, TX 903-583-3233 
Animals First Rescue  Austin, TX  
Austin Boxer Rescue  Austin, TX 
Austin Dog Alliance  Austin, TX
Austin Dog Rescue  Austin, TX  
Austin German Shepherd Rescue  Austin, TX  
Austin Humane Society  Austin, TX 
Austin Pets Alive!  Austin, TX  
Austin Sheltie Rescue Inc  Austin, TX 
Austin Siamese Rescue  Austin, TX 
Austin TX Aussie Rescue  Austin, TX  
Angel By My Side Puppy Rescue  Bulverde, TX 210-627-0873 
Animal Rescue Connections  Bulverde, TX 210-378-9036 
A Different Breed Animal Rescue  Dallas, TX 214 446 0553 
Angie's Friends  Dallas, TX 214-688-5585 
Animal Angels  Dallas, TX 940-567-3252 
Animal Rescue of Texas (ART)  Dallas, TX 214-276-7802 
Animal Welfare Society of Bandera County  Bandera, TX 
Angel By My Side Puppy Rescue  Bulverde, TX 210-627-0873 
Animal Rescue Connections  Bulverde, TX 210-378-9036 
Azle Animal Shelter  Azle, TX    
AOHTs (All Our Hearts Together) Rainbow Bridge  Bonham, TX 903-583-3233 
Borger Animal Control  Borger, TX 806-273-0973 
Bowie Animal Shelter  Bowie, TX 9408722275 
BACCR - Baytown Humane Society  Baytown, TX 
Basset Rescue Across Texas, Inc.  Carrollton, TX
BC Pitbull and Bully Breed Support and Rescue  Bryan, TX 778-895-5262   
Beaumont Animal Services  Beaumont, TX 409-880-3794 
Beeville Humane Society  Beeville, TX /(363)343-0116 
Beaumont Animal Services  Beaumont, TX 409-880-3794 
Blue Dog Rescue  Austin, TX  
Blue Rose Animal Rehoming  Austin, TX
Bosco Rescue  Austin, TX
Bulverde Area Humane Society  Bulverde, TX 830-980-2247 
Bay City/Matagorda County Public Impound Facility  Bay City, TX 
Big Spring Animal Control  Big Spring, TX 432-264-2372 
Because They Matter  Coldspring, TX 936-653-2858 
Bedford Animal Control  Bedford, TX 817-952-2191 
Big Spring Animal Control  Big Spring, TX 432-264-2372 
Brazos Feral Cat Allies  College Station, TX (979) 690-9530 
Brazos Valley Doberman Rescue  College Station, TX 979-776-6216 
Brazoria County Sheriffs Office Livestock /Animal Control  Angleton, TX
Brazoria County Humane Society  Alvin, TX  
Bray's Buddies Animal Rescue  Austin, TX  
Brenham Humane Services  Brenham, TX 979-337-7351 
Bureau of Animal Regulation and Control (BARC)--
Brenham Humane Services  Brenham, TX 979-337-7351
Brighter Days Horse Refuge - Pipe Creek, Texas 
Brownfield Animal Shelter  Brownfield, TX 806-637-2511 
Brownsville Animal Defense  Brownsville, TX (956)312-7359 
Bulverde Area Humane Society  Bulverde, TX 830-980-2247 
Brownsville Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals  Brownsville, TX 
Bedford Animal Control  Bedford, TX 
BC Pitbull and Bully Breed Support and Rescue  Bryan, TX 778-895-5262 
Black Beauty Ranch
Brazos Animal Shelter  Bryan, TX 979-775-5755 
Bryan Animal Center  Bryan, TX 9792095260  
Borger Animal Control  Borger, TX 806-273-0973 
Bosque Animal Rescue Kennels  Clifton, TX 254-597-1296 
Bowie Animal Shelter  Bowie, TX 9408722275 
Brownfield Animal Shelter  Brownfield, TX 806-637-2511 
Brownsville Animal Defense  Brownsville, TX (956)312-7359 
Brownsville Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals-  
Brownsville, TX 956-572-7732, 956-572-7843 
Burleson Animal Society  Burleson, TX 817-447-3010/817-929-6576 
Brazos Animal Shelter  Bryan, TX 979-775-5755 
Brazos Feral Cat Allies  College Station, TX (979) 690-9530 
Brazos Valley Doberman Rescue  College Station, TX 979-776-6216 
Bryan Animal Center  Bryan, TX 9792095260 
Burleson Animal Society  Burleson, TX 817-447-3010/817-929-6576 
Canton Animal Shelter  Canton, TX 903-567-4880 
Citizens League for Animal Welfare  Canton, TX 903.880.8036 
CARE Companion Animal Rescue Effort  Cedar Park, TX  
Citizens League for Animal Welfare  Canton, TX 903.880.8036 
Curly Canines Rescue  Bowie, TX
Catahoula Rescue Inc.  Austin, TX 
Cats' Angels, Inc. (Cats Angels)  Austin, TX 
Catz Jazz Rescue  Austin, TX 
Central Texas Dachshund Rescue  Austin, TX  
Cen-Tex Humane Society
City of Cibolo Animal Shelter  Cibolo, TX (210) 659-4851 
Cocker Spaniel Rescue of Austin/San Antonio  Austin, TX 
Cat Matchers  Dallas, TX 972-458-7877 
Chihuahua Rescue & Transport  Dallas, TX 
Christ-Yoder Animal Shelter and Adoption Center  Buchanan Dam, TX 512-793-5463 
City of Boerne Animal Shelter  Boerne, TX 830-249-2456 
City of Dallas Animal Services  Dallas, TX 214-671-0249 
City Pet Rescue (CPR)  Dallas, TX  
City of Boerne Animal Shelter  Boerne, TX 830-249-2456 
City of Alvin Animal Control c/o Alvin Police Department  
City Of Clyde Animal Shelter  Clyde, TX 1-325-893-2963 
Cleburne Animal Shelter  Cleburne, TX 817-556-8895 
Curly Canines Rescue  Bowie, TX        
Cody's Friends  Dallas, TX 214-693-3100 
Companion Animal Network  Dallas, TX 
Corinne T Smith Animal Center  Brownwood, TX 325-646-0617 
Crossfire Rescue  Bacliff, TX 
Critter Haven Rescue Center  Canyon, TX 806 6558444 
Canyon Lake Animal Shelter Society  Canyon Lake, TX 830-899-2527 
Conroe Animal Shelter  Conroe, TX 936-522-3550 
Country Ladies Rescue  Bullard, TX  
Country Ladies Rescue  Bullard, TX  
Corinne T Smith Animal Center  Brownwood, TX 325-646-0617 
Cowboy Capital Pet Assistance League Inc.  Bandera, TX 
Creek Side Farm Horse Rescue & Animal Sanctuary  Blue Ridge, TX 972 736 2364 
Crossfire Rescue  Bacliff, TX 
Carrollton Animal Services  Carrollton, TX 972-466-3420 
Critter Haven Rescue Center  Canyon, TX 806 6558444 
Canyon Lake Animal Shelter Society  Canyon Lake, TX 830-899-2527 
Carrollton Animal Services  Carrollton, TX 972-466-3420 
Communication Alliance to Network Thoroughbred Ex-Racehorses aka CANTER TX
Creek Side Farm Horse Rescue & Animal Sanctuary  Blue Ridge, TX 972 736 2364 
Chain-Off Wichita Falls
Dallas Animal Services (214) 670-6800
Dallas Fort Worth Labrador Rescue  Dallas, TX (972) 881-5544 
Dallas-Fort Worth Dachshund Rescue Foundation  Colleyville, TX 817-481-9272 
Dallas Fort Worth Metro Golden Retriever Rescue  Dallas, TX (972) 608-4488 
Dallas/Fort Worth Sheltie Rescue Inc.  Dallas, TX 972-994-7848 
Dallas-Fort Worth Dachshund Rescue Foundation  Colleyville, TX 817-481-9272 
DASH Dog Rescue  Dallas, TX  
Dachshund Lovers of Texas  Dallas, TX (214) 577-7536 
DFW Humane Society, Dallas, TX
DFW Rescue Me  Dallas, TX 940-4654688 
Doodle Rescue Collective Texas  Dallas, TX  
Doris Day Horse Rescue and Adoption Center, Murchison, Texas
Dowlen Road Veterinary Center  Beaumont, TX 409-860-4386 
East Lake Pet Orphanage  Dallas, TX 214-349-ELPO (3576) 
Education and Animal Rescue Society (EARS)  Dallas, TX
Equiserve Equine Rescue - Springtown, Texas 
Faithful Dog Rescue  Carrollton, TX  
4 PAWS  Benbrook, TX 
4 Pawz Plus Critters  Dallas, TX  
Feral Cat Connection - Houston
Feral Friends Community Cat Alliance  Dallas, TX 
Ferret Waystation  Austin, TX 
For the Love of Animals  Bay City, TX 
Fort Worth Vegetarian Society Inc.
Fur the Animals  Dallas, TX  
Furry Purries  Beaumont, TX 409-835-6905 
Furry Friendzy  Dallas, TX  
Forgotten Friends - Mixed Breed Rescue  Austin, TX  
From The Heart Animal Rescue  Austin, TX
Galveston Island Humane Society
Gods Little Creatures  Bryan, TX 979-778-6976 
Golden Retriever Rescue of North Texas Inc. 
Great Dane Rescue of North Texas Inc.  Carrollton, TX 817-651-2336 
Greyhounds Unlimited
Grimalkin Rescue  Austin, TX 
Guardian Pit Bull Rescue  Conroe, TX  
Greyhound Adoption League of Texas Inc. (GALT)  Addison, TX 
Gods Little Creatures  Bryan, TX 979-778-6976 
Garcia Rottie Rescue  College Station, TX 979-575-8291
Habitat for Horses, Hitchcock, TX
Happy Dog Adoption  Buchanan Dam, TX 512-793-4197 
HAPPY DOG ADOPTION  Buchanan Dam, TX 512-793-4197 
Harris County Animal Control (HCPHES Veterinary Public Health)
Heart of Texas Lab Rescue  Austin, TX
Heart of Texas Feral Friends
Henderson County Humane Society  Athens, TX
Heaven Sent Pit Bull Rescue, San Antonio, TX
Henderson County Humane Society  Athens, TX
Hill Country Animal League  Boerne, TX 830-249-2341 
Homeless Halos Animal Rescue  Boerne, TX 830-535-6544 
Homeless Halos Animal Rescue  Boerne, TX 830-535-6544 
Homeless & Orphaned Pets Endeavor (HOPE)
Homeward Bound Animal Rescue  Bedford, TX 817-792-5122 
Homeless Halos Animal Rescue  Boerne, TX 830-535-6544 
Homeless & Orphaned Pets Endeavor (HOPE)
Homeward Bound Animal Rescue  Bedford, TX 817-792-5122 
Hope for Horses Equine Rescue, Inc.  Blue Ridge, TX (972) 734-6218 
Hope for Gliders - Irving
Hope for Horses Equine Rescue, Inc.  Blue Ridge, TX (972) 734-6218 
Homeward Bound Animal Rescue  Bedford, TX 817-792-5122 
Homeward Bound  Baytown, TX  
Homeward Bound Dog Rescue  Austin, TX  
Homeward Bound Kitty Rescue  Austin, TX  
Hound Rescue  Austin, TX  
Houston SPCA
Houston Pet Cremation Services, Houston area
Houston PetTalk Magazine
Homeless Halos Animal Rescue  Boerne, TX 830-535-6544 
Houston Humane Society
Homeward Bound Animal Rescue  Bedford, TX 817-792-5122 
Houston Humane Society
Humane Society of North Texas
Humane Society of Southeast Texas  Beaumont, TX 409-833-0504 
Humane Society of Coleman County  Coleman, TX 325-636-8945 
Humane Help Animal Rescue & Shelter - Presidio, Texas 
Humane Society of Dallas
Humane Society of Harlingen, Harlingen, TX  (956) 425-7297 
Impact Animal Foundation  College Station, TX (979) 402-2511 
Irish Setter Rescue of North Texas  Aledo, TX 
I Once Was Lost Animal Advocacy  Cedar Creek, TX 512 796 9016 
Impact Animal Foundation  College Station, TX (979) 402-2511 
In Solidarity With Animals 
Jeff Tarpley Rescue  Cedar Park, TX  
Johnson County Humane Society  Cleburne, TX 817-517-5111 
Katy's Promise Rottweiler Rescue  Austin, TX  
Kool Kats and Kanines  Arlington, TX 
Kool Kats Feline Rescue and Adoptions  Bedford, TX  
Lexee's Legacy  Carrollton, TX 972-245-0900 
Lexee's Legacy  Carrollton, TX 972-245-0900 
Life Force  Beaumont, TX 409-838-0072 
Lil Paws Maltese Rescue and other Petite Paws  Austin, TX  
Long on Love Dachshund Rescue  Bryan, TX 979-229-4776 
Lost Paws Rescue of Texas  Carrollton, TX 972-394-9373 
Long on Love Dachshund Rescue  Bryan, TX 979-229-4776 
Long Way Home Animal Sanctuary  College Station, TX 9797390743 
Lone Star Vegetarian Network (LSVN) -, West Columbia 
Long Way Home Animal Sanctuary  College Station, TX 9797390743 
Lookin' For Love Animal Rescue - Rockport
Love-A-Bull  Austin, TX  
Lost Paws Rescue of Texas  Carrollton, TX 972-394-9373 
Lone Star Equine Rescue - Leander, Texas 
Lucky Mutts  Austin, TX  
Maine Coon Rescue (MCR)  Ben Wheeler, TX 
Maine Coon Rescue Alliance  Austin, TX 
Mini Aussie Rescue & Support (MARS) Southwest Cental  Azle, TX 
Miniature Schnauzer Rescue of North Texas  Carrollton, TX adopt@msrnt.com 
Miniature Pinscher Rescue [MPR]  Annetta, TX
Montgomery County Animal Shelter  Conroe, TX 936-442-7738 
My Lil Paws, Inc.  Arlington, TX 
No Kill Texas Advocates
N.A.B.S. (NOAH'S ARK BAYOU SANCTUARY ANIMAL RESCUE)  Alvin, TX 
Operation Kindness  Carrollton, TX  972-418-PAWS   
Operation Underdog  Carrollton, TX  
Operation Noble Foster
Operation Underdog  Carrollton, TX  
Paws Animal Rescue  Alvin, TX  
PAWS  Beaumont, TX 409-651-5596 
Pets in Transition  Beaumont, TX  
Pets Are for Life Inc (PAL)  Burleson, TX (817) 483-2026 
PugHearts the Houston Pug Rescue  Alvin, TX 
Pawed Squad  Abilene, TX  
Purrfect Cats  Arlington, TX 
PAC (Princess Annies Clan)  Conroe, TX 281.780.9940 
Pure Mutts Animal Sanctuary 
PAWS  Beaumont, TX 409-651-5596 
Pets in Transition  Beaumont, TX  
Pointer Rescue (Southwest)  Abilene, TX  
Pawderosa Ranch, Doggie Play & Stay, San Antonio
PAWS of Austin  Austin, TX  
Pet Helpers  Austin, TX
Pets Are for Life Inc (PAL)  Burleson, TX (817) 483-2026 
Pug Rescue of Austin  Austin, TX  
Pet Assistance Association of South Texas (PAA)  Beeville, TX 361-287-3727 
P.E.T.S. Low Cost Spay and Neuter Clinic 
Phillips Fosters Rescue  Colleyville, TX 8172811979 
Pup Your Ride
Purrfect Pals Rescue  Austin, TX  
Pandas Waggin Tails Animal Rescue  Anton, TX 
Red River County Humane Society  Clarksville, TX 903-966-2275
Regal Pet Resort, Lubbock, TX
Ranch Hand Rescue  Argyle, TX 
Rescue Bank Houston, (Pet Food Banck)Houston, TX 713-974-0650
Rescue The Animals, SPCA  Abilene, TX 
Rescued Friends, Inc.  Arlington, TX
Respect A Bull  Arlington, TX 
Reunion Rescue  Austin, TX  
R.O.A.R.S.  Austin, TX 512 633 7104  
Ruff n Ready Adopt-a-Bulls  Aubrey, TX  
Russell Rescue of Texas  Austin, TX  
Safe Haven Animal Rescue  Austin, TX
Schertz Humane Society
Shiba Inu Rescue of Texas  Austin, TX  
Society of People for the Earth, Animals, Compassion & Enlightenment , Houston 
Spay Neuter Your Pet (S.N.Y.P.)  Carrollton, TX 214-349-7697 
Sunscape Equine Rescue - Alvin, Texas 
Second Chance Rescue Farm  Clint, TX 915-241-0322 
Second Chance Veterinary Rescue  College Station, TX 979-764-7387 
Stephens County Shelter  Stephens County Humane  Breckenridge, TX 254-559-2106 
Small Chance Rescue  Austin, TX 
Second Chance Canine Rescue  Caldwell, TX 979-272-9104 
Second Chance Horse Refuge - Nevada, Texas 
Serenity Horse Haven  Canton, TX 903-287-0067 
San Antonio Vegetarian Society 
Spay Texas - Statewide
SPCA of Texas-Dallas
SPCA San Pat County  Aransas Pass, TX
San Antonio Animal Care Services
San Antonio Humane Society
Second Chance Rescue Farm  Clint, TX 915-241-0322 
San Antionio Humane
Seagoville Animal Shelter 972- 287-6838
Second Chance Veterinary Rescue  College Station, TX 979-764-7387 
Southern Comforts Animal Rescue  Alvin, TX 
Shelter2Rescue Coalition  Arlington, TX  
Southern States Rescued Rottweilers  Arlington, TX  
Star Cats  Arlington, TX
South Houston Animal Shelter
Stephens County  Shelter/ Stephens County Humane  Breckenridge, TX 254-559-2106 
Spay Austin Coalition - Austin
San Antonio Feral Cat Coalition - San Antonio
South Texas Animal Rescue  Adkins, TX  
Second Chance Canine Rescue  Caldwell, TX 979-272-9104 
Serenity Horse Haven  Canton, TX 903-287-0067 
Spay Neuter Your Pet (S.N.Y.P.)  Carrollton, TX 214-349-7697 
Southern Animla Rescue Association
Tails of Rescue Texas  Arlington, TX 
Taylor - Jones Humane Society  Abilene, TX 
Texas Animal Guardians  Blanco, TX 512-539-0545 
Texas Aussie Rescue Association (TARA) Inc.  Austin, TX  
Texas Blessings Rescue  Blessing, TX 361-588-2143 
Texas Coaltion ofr Animal Protection
Texas Federation of Humane Societies
Texas Ferret Lovers Rescue  Balch Springs, TX 
Texas Hearing & Service Dogs Austin 512-891-9090
Texas Husky Rescue  Carrollton, TX 877-TX-HUSKY(894-8759) 
Texas Barn Cats  Bulverde, TX 210-378-9036 
Texas Animal Defense Coalition
Texas Barn Cats  Bulverde, TX 210-378-9036 
Texas Humane Legislative Network
Texas Husky Rescue  Carrollton, TX 877-TX-HUSKY(894-8759) 
The PawPaw Patch Rescue  Brenham, TX  
The Morgans  Cleveland, TX  
The PawPaw Patch Rescue  Brenham, TX  
The Morgans  Cleveland, TX  
True Blue Animal Rescue  Brenham, TX 936/878-2349 
Tri-City Animal Shelter  Cedar Hill, TX 972-291-5335 
Town Lake Animal Center  Austin, TX                            
Tuxedo Junction Rescue, Inc.  Austin, TX                                         
Tri-State Keeshond Rescue  Azle, TX 
True Blue Animal Rescue  Brenham, TX 936/878-2349 
Tri-City Animal Shelter  Cedar Hill, TX 972-291-5335 
TVA - Texas Volunteers for Alaskan Malamute Assitance League  Bellville, TX  
United Yorkie Rescue  Amherst, TX  
United States Equine Sanctuary and Rescue formerly known as HORSES in Texas 
Utopia Rescue Ranch
Van Zandt County Humane Society  Ben Wheeler, TX 903-962-5700 
Vision Hills Sanctuary  Austin, TX                                           
Wee Rescue  Austin, TX                              
Westie Rescue/Austin TX     
Wild Animal Orphanage - San Antonio              
Vegan 101, Dallas
Vegans Rick Austin
Vegetarian Society of El Paso
Waco Humane Society, Waco, TX
Westie Rescue of North Texas  Carrollton, TX  
Van Zandt County Humane Society  Ben Wheeler, TX 903-962-5700 

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