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Celebrity Paws Gala


Save the Date

for the

35th Annual Celebrity Paws Gala

Saturday, November 13th, 2021

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We are proud to invite you to this year’s annual summer event for Citizens for Animal Protection, Mr. Magoo’s Sunday Funday! The event will be held on June 27th at the Bayou City Event Center, outdoors under the pavilion.

We will have great food, drinks, a live and silent auction, vendor booths, and a face painter and caricature artist for the kiddos. We will also have music by DJ Jace!


For tickets visit HERE


Summer Lovin' 50% Adoption Fees 6/1 - 7/31

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The CAP Summer Lovin' Adoption special is here! You can adopt the most wonderful pet of your dreams for 50% off the regular adoption fee.
The adoption fees may be less, but the adoption package remains the same and includes spay/neuter, age-appropriate vaccinations, basic wellness (ear cleaning, nail trim, deworming), FeLV/HW testing, microchipping and unconditional love.
Thank you West Houston Subaru for sponsoring the adoption fees all Summer long!!

T-shirt Design Contest

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YOU picked the winner in our Art for Animals t-shirt Design Contest - Hearts for CAP by EJ Kang!! This PAWsome design is now available for purchase on t-shirts and hoodies with proceeds benefiting the homeless pets looking for homes here at CAP.
This design is adored by everyone and incorporates all of the animals we love and admire. There are many animal/heart designs, but having one custom created for us that includes our name in the design is truly special. And the fact that one of the dogs is wearing an ecollar... it's so us ❤ #conesforeveryone #CAP4pets
Thank you to all of the fantastic student artists who participated in the contest! You are all wonderful friends of the animals and deserve a round of applause!




We are so excited to announce Storytime is BACK!  This is a great opportunity for children to earn service or volunteer hours. 

Storytime also makes a great reward for kids who love animals and want to get out of the house for a bit.  With no waivers or fees, it's easy to plan a trip to the shelter Wednesday or Thursday throughout the Summer.

This is a completely safe activity.  A book, a shelter pet, and a willing reader are all that's needed.  Register your child TODAY!




For more information on shelter services offered at Citizens for Animal Protection and for public wellness services offered at the Cornelius Clinic, please click on the icons below.




West Houston Subaru is teaming with Citizens For Animal Protection (CAP) to support our mission of finding homes for Houston’s stray and unwanted animal population.  

Did you know that seven out of ten Subaru owners have a pet and 60% of all Subaru owners have dogs? As part of their manufacturing process, Subaru purposely makes their vehicles dog-friendly! Many Subaru vehicles have been lauded as great automobiles for pet owners. The Subaru Forrester was named by AAA Motor Club as one of the Top Dog-Friendly Cars for car owners with an active lifestyle. The Subaru Outback was chosen as one of the 2010 Top Ten Pet Safe Vehicles at the Chicago Auto Show. Additionally, the Subaru 5-Door Impreza, Outback, Forrester, and Tribecca were designed with amenities to make traveling with your dog safe, convenient, and fun. Features include a designated pet area and pet gear storage which secure precious cargo while protecting the interior and exterior of your car from pet traffic wear. All of these amenities support your dog in feeling safe, secure, and happy to be along for the ride.


Because they love pets, Subaru has donated over 2.6 million in the last 2 years to various animal welfare organizations. They also encourage their dealers to get involved with local animal shelters. Answering the call to support local pet organizations, West Houston Subaru is teaming with Citizens For Animal Protection (CAP) to support our mission of finding homes for Houston’s stray and unwanted animal population. As CAP was in the process of building their new facility at Barker Cypress and I-10, Subaru quickly took the opportunity to approach CAP about partnering to help the animals. West Houston Subaru owner Gloria Meszaros notes, “ We were so moved by the cleanliness, organization and genuine love for the animals that we knew this was the right partner for us.” West Houston Subaru is a family owned dealership which means they are committed to customer satisfaction and truly care about their customers. As a matter of fact, it is not uncommon to find more four-legged creatures than the two legged variety in the waiting room on any given day.  Stop by and experience their animal friendly staff and line of Subarus at I-10 West and Barker Cypress.


As part of their commitment to the CAP and the animals they serve, West Houston Suburu sponsors many fee-waived adoption events  throughout the year!