Humane Society of Central TexasAnimal Shelter Information

The Animal Shelter is regional, serving 14 Central Texas cities and most portions of McLennan County. It is an open-admission shelter (no animal is turned away).

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Adoption Services

Humane Society of Central Texas (HSCT)

>> Available Dogs

<< Available Cats

2032 Circle Road, Waco, Texas 76706

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday: 11 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Saturdays: 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. (Closed Sundays)

Adoptions/RECLAIMS: Close at 5:30 p.m. weekdays & 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays.

For volunteer opportunities, call (254) 754-1454.

Lost Your Pet? Visit the Lost Pets Page!

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After You Adopt

Visiting a veterinarian regularly is important to the health and well being of your pet.
See our map of available vets in the area.

Staff Contact Information

HSCT Staff

Lana Crow, Rescue Director - (254) 337-0456 -

Daniela Ranzinger, Adoption Coordinator - (254) 750-7085 - Email

Debbie Eckstrom, Foster Coordinator - (254) 750-7087 - Email

City of Waco

Danielle Tate, Animal Shelter Director - (254) 750-7083 Email

Luis Leyva, Animal Shelter Manager- (254) 750-7082 Email

Alternatives to Surrendering Your Animal

See the entire Municipal Code of Ordinances relating to animals in the City of Waco here.