Programs to help Citizens

Below are resources for the public that are not affiliated with FRAs.  They can help you with many things, and there are other groups that are not listed here that can help as well.



Microchip Lookup

Microchip FREE Registry


Vaccinations and Spay/Neuter

Low-Cost Vaccination Clinics – held at the Rowlett Animal Shelter every 3rd Saturday of the month

Cause for Paws

Garland Pawsibilities

Rescue the Animals SPCA

Spay Neuter Network

Texas Coalition for Animal Protection (TCAP)



Pet Medical Assistance

Animal Friends Rescue Project

Brown Dog Foundation

In Memory of Magic

Red Rover

Sponsor Adoptions, Inc

The Pet Fund


Pet Food Banks and Pantries

Don’t Forget to Feed Me

Life Messages – Helps low income families with various needs

North Texas Pet Food Pantry

Pets of the Homeless





DFW’s FurGotten Friends

East Dallas Pet Rescue



Feral Friends (for help with feral colonies)


Animal Abuse – Whether it be cats and dogs or even livestock, the first step is to call local law enforcement.


Animal Investigation and Response


Rehoming – Want to find another home for your pet, but you don’t want to take them to the shelter?



Surrendering your pet

While some may feel that there are always options other than taking your pet to a shelter, we know that there are times that you have no other choice.


DFW Humane Society

East Lake Pet Orphanage

Humane Society of Dallas County

Operation Kindness

SPCA of Texas


These are just a few of the local options.  If you have personally been assisted by a group not listed on here and would like to tell your story, please send the group’s website along with your experience to


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