Surrender Alternatives

Note: 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.
We strongly suggest using your personal social media accounts to try to rehome pets into loving families.

Local Resources

Waco Animal Coalition

  • A collaboration of local non-profit (501c3) animal organizations and established animal welfare agencies located within McLennan County, Texas with the goal of supporting people that need help with their animals.

Waco Pets Alive!

  • Waco Pets Alive! 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. Facebook page
  • Hotline: (254) 300-8575

Comm C.A.T. of Greater Waco (Community Cat Action Team of Greater Waco)

  • Comm C.A.T. Of Greater Waco also provides a support group for caregivers who feed outside cats. Facebook page

Lost & Found Animals

CenTex Lost Pets

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

Central Texas Lost and Found Pets

  • A Facebook group (joining required) with a broad reach across Central Texas and members who help reunited pets with owners and provide other resources. Facebook Page

Low-Cost Spay, Neuter & Vaccination Options

Animal 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 (TNR). Facebook page

Local Rescue Organizations

Fuzzy Friends Rescue

(254) 754-9444

6321 Airport Road
Waco, Texas 76708

Fuzzy Friends Rescue is non-profit, no-kill animal rescue accepting dogs and cats when space is available. Facebook page