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For 18 years CAP has gathered Houston-area creatives from all walks of life to build a better home for our companion animals.


A featured event at the Houston World Series of Dog Shows, PAWchitecture raises awareness of the plight of homeless animals

and generates much-needed funds to support the care of these animals by the dedicated staff and volunteers at CAP.


40,000 spectators are invited to view, vote, and bid on their favorite houses while attending the 4th largest dog show in the USA. That's right, ALL of the wonderful houses will be up for auction and you can take one home with you at the end of the show if you place the winning bid!

Prizes and bragging rights for builders are awarded in three categories: People's Choice, Kid's Choice, and Best in Show!


 THIS WEEK is the CAP PAWchitecture Dog House Competition & Auction to be held at the Houston World Series of Dog Shows at NRG Park!


Visit the competition when you're at the dog show and bid on your favorite for a chance to take it home. On Thursday we'll share photos on our website and on social media with the phone number to call to place bids.


All winners must pick up their doghouses from the dog show Sunday afternoon!

 Please visit our FACEBOOK page to view all of this year's doghouses entered in the auction & competition! 



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Help provide support by shopping our Amazon & Chewy Wishlists of current shelter needs.

Visit our EVENTS page for upcoming adoption events, clinic promotions and FUNdraising events like our PAWchitecture Doghouse Competition & Auction.


Our Mission

Caring for pets in need through sheltering, adoption, humane education, spay/neuter services, low-cost wellness and community outreach.



Find your new best friend at CAP: Dogs and Puppies, Cats and Kittens, Rabbits and Small Animals are all looking for furr-ever homes.

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Feral Cats

Have a feral cat colony in your neighborhood?  Learn how to humanely help or schedule an appointment to spay/neuter feral cats in our clinic.

Wellness Clinic

The CAP Vaccination and Wellness Clinic provides affordable vaccination and other services that will help protect your pet against common health threats.

Humane Education

CAP's extensive Humane Education program is an integral part of our strategy to improve the lives of animals, and people too through understanding.


CAP connects animals and kids through our Kids Club, Summer Camp, Tours, Birthday Parties, and much more!

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