Last year, the highly-trained men and women of the Houston SPCA’s Cruelty Investigations Department opened more than 9,000 cases of animal abuse, neglect and cruelty and drove more than 177,000 miles protecting the innocent. The work of the Cruelty Investigations Team is featured globally on Animal Planet’s Animal Cops: Houston television show.
What Should You Do If You Think You Witness Animal Cruelty? Animal cruelty is a crime in Texas, and is defined as follows:
SEC. 42.092. CRUELTY TO NON-LIVESTOCK ANIMALS A person commits an offense if he intentionally or knowingly or recklessly:
24 Hour Stray Injured Animal Ambulance
The Houston SPCA is the only agency providing an injured stray animal ambulance and rescue service 24-hours a day, every day of the year.
Call 713-869-SPCA (7722) seven days a week between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. After hours and holidays, please call 713-880-HELP (4357).