Important News:

About Us

Caring Critters, Inc. is a non-profit, Houston-area organization. The group is comprised of volunteers and their pets participating in Animal-Assisted Therapy activities. Since 1988, our volunteers have visited with clients who, either permanently or temporarily, do not have the opportunity to interact with animals.  We visit socially, therapeutically, educationally... or sometime just for those in need of a little fur or feathered fun!

Mission & Goals 

The purpose of Caring Critters' Animal-Assisted Therapy program is to enhance the daily living of clients by providing opportunities to interact with animals in a positive, nurturing environment.


  • To elevate and enhance animals' status in society; 
  • To promote the human/animal bond by providing a quality animal-assisted therapy program;
  • To meet the needs of our volunteers.



Our next new volunteer workshop will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017, with Temperament Testing the following Saturday, September 30, 2017.

We will be accepting requests for applications for the next workshop for three weeks only, from July 1, 2017 through July 22, 2017.  If you are interested in requesting an application to attend the workshop. please send an email including your name, home mailing address and phone number to; or mail your request to:  Caring Critters, Inc., 2617C West Holcombe Blvd., Box 265  Houston, TX 77025.   Applications will be emailed in early August, 2017.    Click Here for all other requests.

Please Note:  All dogs and cats over the age of six months must be spayed or neutered.

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