Summer KickOff  

Summer is the perfect time to adopt a pet! From June 1st through July 31st you can adopt any pet at CAP for 50% of the regular adoption fee. The adoption package still includes spay/neuter, microchipping, vaccinations, HW/FeLV testing, and more! 

Adoption fees are sponsored all Summer by West Houston Subaru.

We look forward to seeing you at the shelter!

Adoption Lobby Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday  12pm - 5pm;  Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11am - 5pm

For complete hours and directions visit: Hours / Map

Citizens for Animal Protection (CAP) welcomes potential adopters on a walk-in basis. Face masks are encouraged.


 View Adoptable Pets
 Our website updates in real-time, so if you see a pet listed then they are available for adoption. As soon as an adoption is completed, the pet will be removed from the website
dogs and puppies

cats and kittens

rabbits, and other small animals



Pet Adoption Applications
 We do not accept/approve applications online, but you are welcome to print and complete an application to bring with you when you visit. 

Dogs and puppies

Cats and kittens

Small animals (rabbits, guinea pigs, other small animals, birds)


Pet Adoption Fees

CAP adoption fees include a variety of services - age-appropriate vaccinations, canine heartworm, and feline leukemia tests, spaying/neutering, deworming treatment, microchipping to name a few - the total value of which exceeds $450. These minimal adoption fees cover only part of each animal's stay at our shelter - please help us keep adoption fees low while maintaining the high quality of care for the animals in our charge by donating and/or volunteering.

Call for information on animals not listed here.

A second dog or puppy, adopted within 30 days of the first adoption receives a $20 discount.
 Dogs (over 15 lbs)  $105  
 Puppies (6 months & younger)  $135  
 Small dogs (15 lbs & under)  $135  

A second cat or kitten, when adopted within 30 days is free

 Cats (6 months - 5 years)  $55  
 Kittens ( 6 months & younger)  $85  
 Senior Cats (5+ years)  $30           
Small Mammals    
 Rabbit (can adopt 2 for 1)  $50  
 Guinea Pig (one)  $20  
 Guinea Pigs (two)  $30  
 Ferrets  $90  
 Hamsters/Rats/Gerbils (can adopt 2 for 1)  $10  


Special Discounts

  • Seniors for Seniors - Special Senior Citizen (60 yrs +) No charge for an animal 7 yrs or older.
  • Military Families - 50% of adoption fees waived for military personnel and veterans. (proof of eligibility required)
  • Any dog/puppy adopted at the same time as a cat/kitten will be adoptable at a $20 discount. 


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 West Houston Subaru is sponsoring the adoption fees for all special needs pets in 2022!

Pet Adoption Requirements

  • 18 years of age with a current Drivers License or ID
  • Proof of current address - Drivers License, Utility Bill, Mail, Car Insurance, etc.
  • Landlord approval if you rent - please verify with your landlord what breed or size restrictions may be in place.
  • Permission of all adults living at the residence
  • Other animals residing with you must be current on vaccinations and dogs must be on heartworm prevention


CAP works with everyone who is interested in adopting an animal and giving it a new forever home, however, CAP does reserve the right to refuse an adoption application for reasons including, but not limited to: falsified information on the application, current identification and address cannot be verified or if the adoption is not in the best interest of the animal and the adopter. Información de adopción española

Happy Beginnings

Adoptive families often share their joy below with pictures and stories on our Happy Beginnings page. Help us make this possible for all our homeless animals through a donation to CAP today!