HOUSTON ( February 7, 2011) – This Valentine’s Day weekend, five Houston area animal welfare organizations are teaming up to help thousands of homeless and deserving animals find permanent, loving, forever homes.  The Houston Humane Society (HHS), Citizens for Animal Protection (CAP), HCPHES Veterinary Public Health, the Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (HSPCA), and BARC Animal Shelter & Adoptions (BARC) encourage Houstonians to have a heart and adopt a homeless animal this February.  February 10th – 14th, each shelter will offer extra special furry Valentine adoption packages to help canines and felines from all over the Houston area find their true love.  Adoption policies, costs, promotions, date of promotions, and shelter hours vary.  Make sure to contact each participating shelter for more information, or speak with a  representative from each shelter at a joint press conference:

WHO: Houston Humane Society

Citizens for Animal Protection

HCPHES Veterinary Public Health

Houston SPCA

BARC Animal Shelter & Adoptions


Love is in the Air

Give a Homeless Animal a Second Chance

WHERE: Marmion Park

1801 Heights Blvd., Houston, Texas 77008

WHEN: Wednesday, February 9, 2011, 10:00am

WHY: Five Houston area animal shelters team up to help

homeless animals find permanent, loving homes.

Shelter specific adoption specials will be announced.

All five organizations have adorable, healthy pets of all breeds, colors, sizes and ages eagerly awaiting their new homes. We know people looking for a furry best friend are sure to find true, unconditional and lasting love when they open their hearts and give a homeless animal a second chance at life.