Rehoming or Surrendering a Pet

 

The Humane Society of North Texas (HSNT) is here to help owners rehome or surrender their pets. We will help each family work through the best options for their furbaby. Below are the most common recommended steps for each pet.

If you need to surrender a farm animal such as a horse, goat, pig, chicken, etc., please contact our Equine and Livestock Department at 682-305-8339 or email equine@hsnt.org.

 

Before surrendering your pet to any shelter:

Contact HSNT and other organizations focused on helping owners keep the fur families together, for resources that may be available to help you keep your pet

 

Try to rehome your pet with a friend or family member who you know and trust.
  1. Collect info/photo for a pet profile for your pet

  2. Take a current photo fido/fluffy looking at the camera and a full-body shot

  3. Provide information about your pets likes and dislikes and what would be the perfect home for him/her.

  4. ​Utilize social media to post your pet profile to ensure your pet is going to a good match and loving home

  5. Utilize free or low-cost adoptions pages to post your pet profile to interested adopters such as

  6. Contact foster-based rescues and breed-specific rescues about rehoming your pet from someone else's home to avoid the stress of shelter life. 

 

If rehoming isn't an option, HSNT's Animal Resource Center will be able to assist you.

Please call (817) 332-4768 x106 or email our Animal Resource Center to guarantee a scheduled appointment, which are strongly suggested but not required, to expedite your wait time. 

To assist in the transitioning of your pet, please bring in a completed Pet Personality Profile when you arrive and bring a government-issued photo id and any registration information or vaccination/medical records that you may have.  

We are unable to adopt animals who have bitten within the last 10 days in accordance with state law. Contact your local animal law enforcement agencies for information about the quarantine process.

Upon surrendering your pet, all information will remain confidential. We provide private placements and will not be able to alert you when your pet has been placed.

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1840 East Lancaster Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76103
(817) 332-HSNT (4768) x106

animalresource@hsnt.org

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Location

Call 817-332-HSNT (4768) x112

Or email clinic@hsnt.org

to schedule your appointment.
 

2309 Chester St.
Fort Worth, TX 76103
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Surgery drop-off between 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.

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every month from 10 a.m.–12 p.m.

Closed Sunday

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