Contact Information

Main Shelter line: 713-863-9835

Fax: 713-239-8127

Mailing Address: 
Friends For Life 
107 E 22nd 
Houston, Texas 77008

Please use our online enrollment form if you have an animal you would like to bring in.

We can only enroll animals in our adoption program via an online form that enables us to efficiently access all the information about the animal, your situation and the kind of help that you may need. We will unfortunately not be able to process any requests for enrollment in our adoption program that are not submitted via this form.

Please do not email us requests to enroll an animal.
For other issues, please use this email:


Shelter Location & Hours

Friends For Life No Kill Shelter
Don Sanders Adoption Center
107 E. 22nd Street
Houston, TX 77008

Adoption Hours:
Tuesdays - Saturdays: 12–6pm
Sundays: 12-5pm
Closed Mondays

Petsmart Offsite Cat Adoption Center
2902 S. Shepherd
Houston, TX 77098

Adoption Hours:
Tuesdays - Fridays: 5-7pm
Saturdays & Sundays: 12-5pm
Closed Mondays

Board of Directors:

Don Sanders, President
Patricia Larson, Treasurer
Marilyn Garber
Carolyn Levy, Ph.D.  
Margo Kendrick
Stephanie Kennedy, DVM
Brooke Summers-Perry
Salise Shuttlesworth J.D., Executive Director


Operations Manager
Marilyn Oliver
Adoption Manager
Gaby Quiroz  
Facilities Manager
Sean Fanti
Volunteer Manager
Ura Nahar
Wellness Manager
Erin Stewart, RVT
Accounting Manager
Karen Cavanagh