May 9, 2016

We do our best to make sure all the animals at our shelter are loved and cared for, but there's no substitution for home.


Recently, we were happy to have Girl Scout Troop 3356 come and spend time with our babies, and drop off donations. And our dogs and cats LOVED ever...

April 12, 2016

When animals are brought to the shelter, either due to being lost, or no longer wanted, people assume they're not "good" pet material. Luckily, at the Richland Hills Animal shelter, we have an ACO (Animal Control Officer) who sees the best in all of them. Kay has been...

January 6, 2016





Sometimes, the right people are in the right place at the right time. A concerned woman came across a very sad sight at a large, overcrowded shelter. A poor dog, most likely scared to death, seemed to have given up any hope of rescue. She took his picture and share...

December 30, 2015

Sometimes, the right homes aren't the first homes. Through no fault of their own, we often have animals returned when things don't work out. But, when the right families come along, it's magical.


That's why Helping Paws of North Texas and Richland Hills Animal Services...

October 21, 2015


In early September, we picked up a stray at Hovenkamp & Popplewell. She was a beautiful animal, and we were certain someone was missing her. One look at her adorable face and she was aptly named, Moon Pie.




Moon Pie is a beautiful brindle & white “Pocket Pittie”. We...

April 13, 2015

We want to thank our own wonderful ACO, Kay Fisk, for everything she does for the Richland Hills Shelter and all of the animals in her care. This dear lady goes above and beyond to help those in need. She has saved so many lives and helped so many to have better lives....

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