Smiling terrier wearing a Santa hat

Holiday Adopt & Deliver

Adopt a new best friend and have joy delivered to your home this holiday season!

If you have been thinking about welcoming a new cat or dog to your family, the holiday season is a magical time to adopt. Imagine the surprise on your child or loved one’s face when they open the door to discover that Santa’s elves brought a special furry delivery.

Best Friends Animal Society in Houston will make special deliveries on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day to Houston area residents who pre-adopt a pet between December 17 and December 23 during the “Bring Joy to Your World” adoption event. Just complete four easy steps:

  1. Visit and view the profiles of adoptable pets
  2. Arrange an in-person or virtual meet-and-greet
  3. Finalize your adoption between December 17 and 23
  4. Schedule your new pet’s delivery for Christmas Eve or Christmas Day

Best Friends Santa Paws
December 18, 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.

To kick off this holiday adoption promotion, Best Friends adoptable pets will be partnering up with Santa to host a family friendly event filled with festive cheer. Come meet adoptable dogs, puppies, cats, and kittens, grab a photo with Santa, and join us in making holiday themed crafts. Staff and volunteers will be onsite to answer questions and match you with a new best friend. Click here to learn more.

Address: 
901 Pinemont Dr
Houston, TX 77018

Participating shelters:

City of Baytown Animal Services & Adoption Center

Adopt a new pet from City of Baytown Animal Services & Adoption Center between *December 21 - 23 to qualify for waived adoption fees and **FREE home delivery on December 24 or 25! Click here to view adoptables pets or visit the shelter in person to meet your new best friend.

Address:
705 N. Robert Lanier Drive
Baytown, TX 77521
Phone number: 281-422-7600

Hours of operation:
Monday, 3 - 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Saturday, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, 12 - 2 p.m.

*All adoptions must be finalized by 5 p.m. on December 23 to qualify.
**Home delivery is available to residents within city of Baytown.

Adopt a cat or dog from Best Friends in Houston

All of the pets below have been adopted!

Pets adopted through Best Friends in Houston receive:

  • Spay or neuter surgery
  • Age-appropriate vaccines
  • Microchip
  • Lifetime post-adoption support