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who we are

HSNT works to end animal cruelty & pet homelessness in North Texas.

HSNT provides the North Texas community a variety of services to end animal cruelty & pet homelessness in North Texas. We work to find homeless pets their forever homes and provide the community with much needed services to keep people and their pets together. Through our incredible programs, we have achieved unprecedented lifesaving efforts. 



The Humane Society of North Texas (HSNT) was founded in 1905 and is the oldest animal welfare organization in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. While the organization’s name has evolved from the Fort Worth Humane Society in 1905, to the Tarrant County Humane Society in 1910, to the Humane Society of North Texas in 1982, its focus has always been on caring for animals in need. HSNT provides services such as pet adoptions, low-cost spay/neuter surgeries and vaccinations, returning lost pets to their owners, cruelty investigations, and humane euthanasia. HSNT operates five pet adoption centers in Tarrant and Kaufman County as well as four PetSmart Cat Adoption Centers and an equine and livestock ranch located in Johnson County.


HSNT’s mission is to act as an advocate on behalf of all animals and to ensure their legal, moral and ethical consideration and protection; to provide for the well-being of animals who are abandoned, injured, neglected, mistreated or otherwise in need; to promote an appreciation of animals; and to instill respect

for all living things.


our services

2022 Accomplishments

Our Rae of HOPE Program kept 1300 pets in homes with senior citizens

97% live Release Rate