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Helpful Local Information for Animals

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The City of Waco does not endorse any animal rescue or other non-profit organization.

This information is provided as a courtesy to the citizens of the City of Waco.

Alternatives to Shelter Surrender:

MARCMcLennan Animal Rescue Coalition

Hotline: (254) 633-3988

MARC is a no-kill animal rescue/advocacy organization that provides animal-related community resources to help people address common pet behavior issues or finding homes for dogs and cats instead of taking them to the local animal shelter.

McLennan Animal Rescue Coalition - Facebook


Heart of Texas Feral FriendsComm C.A.T. of Greater Waco (Community Cat Action Team of Greater Waco)


All-volunteer group assists with Trap-Neuter-Return for neighborhood (outside) cats and offers tips for resolving many of the common free-roaming cat issues.

Heart of Texas Feral Friends also provides a support group for caregivers who feed outside cats.

Comm C.A.T. of Greater Waco - Facebook

Centex Lost PetsLost & Found Animals

CenTex Lost Pets

A free online service that allows people to post lost and found pets.

Centex Lost Pets - Facebook

Low-Cost Spay,
Neuter & Vaccination Options

Animal Birth ControlAnimal Birth Control Clinic

(254) 776-7303

3238 Clay Avenue
Waco, Texas 76711

ABC Clinic is a non-profit provider that offers low-cost spay/neuter, vaccinations, flea/ tick/ heartworm prevention and Trap-Neuter-Return.

Animal Birth Control Clinic - Facebook


Rescue Organizations

Fuzzy FriendsFuzzy Friends Rescue

(254) 754-9444

6321 Airport Road
Waco, Texas 76708

Fuzzy Friends Rescue is non-profit, no-kill animal rescue.

Fuzzy Friends accepts dogs from the public with no surrender fee when space is available.

Fuzzy Friends - Facebook


Happy Endings Dog Rescue

Happy Endings Dog Rescue(254) 666-8240

516 North Hewitt Drive
Hewitt, Texas 76643

Happy Endings Dog Rescue is "no kill" non-profit animal rescue for large breed dogs, specializing in Rottweilers and Pit Bulls.

Happy Endings accepts dogs from the public with no surrender fee when space is available.

Happy Endings - Facebook












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