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Trap, Neuter, Return Program

Operation Pets Alive!



2,000+ Transported Homeless Pets!

That's right! OPA has transported over 2,000 homeless pets via our Pups on Trucks, Flight for Life, Puppies with Wings, and Kittens with Wings transports!!! Thank you to Tom Martin for designing our celebratory image!

Get to know Tom:"I'm a freelance artist for hire. I do illustration, cartoons and design for hire, including pet caricatures, which you should totally order from me. I got my dog Penny through OPA (Pups on Trucks transport #82) and I love her dearly. She's the dog pictured to the right of the truck ramp. Look at my work and contact me if you'd like some art!"

• 476 favorite recipes generously shared by over 100 OPA volunteers and supporters.
• The price of the cookbook is $20. If you buy three or more, the price drops to $18 each. Shipping cost is $3.50 per book for all online sales.
• The cookbooks will be available for sale online, at OPA offsite adoption events, and the December 15 OPA Holiday Party.
• 100% of the proceeds from the cookbook sales will go directly to support OPA’s core programs.

Buy Your Cookbook Now!


Waiting for a rescue flight!

Here is a great opportunity to "pay it forward"! Lots of dogs sit waiting for a family to love. Don't let them die in shelters. Help send a dog to a new home by clicking here 

For more information on the pet of the month click here



Petco Adoption Event
Saturday May 2
Time: 12:00 - 4:00 pm
Where: Petco, 10864 Kuykendahl Rd., The Woodlands

Petco Adoption Event
Saturday May 9
Time: 12:00 - 4:00 pm
Where: Petco, 10864 Kuykendahl Rd., The Woodlands

Petco Adoption event
Saturday May 16
Time: 12:00 - 4:00 pm
Where: Petco, 10864 Kuykendahl Rd., The Woodlands

Petco Adoption event
Saturday May 23
Time: 12:00 - 4:00 pm
Where: Petco, 10864 Kuykendahl Rd., The Woodlands

PetsMart adoption event
Saturday May 23
Time: 12:00- 4:00 pm
Where:PetsMart - FM 1488 at FM2978, Magnolia

Natural Paws Adoption event
Sunday May 24
Time: 11:00 - 3:00 pm
Where: Natural Paws Creekside, The Woodlands

Whole Foods adoption event
Saturday May 30
Time: 10:00 am- 2:00 pm
Where:Whole Foods, Hughes Landing, The Woodlands

Petco Adoption Event
Saturday May 30
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Where: Petco, 10864 Kuykendahl Rd., The Woodland

Click for more events!

To sign up to help at an event click here

Flight for Life and pups on trucks

Cloud Nine Rescue and P.E.T.S. LLC

Cloud Nine Rescue transports animals all across the country by air to give them better lives.

P.E.T.S. LLC is a family run business committed to safely transporting dogs from rescue groups to their new homes. They travel through TX, LA, AR, MS, TN, AL, GA, FL, VA, MD, PA, NJ, NY, CT and NH!

Buy a dog a life line for only $200 with a transport to a new home. Read more.

Read one our NE adopter's stories: click here

All dogs must be out of the shelter for at least two weeks before being transported. Fostering for a transport, if everything goes right, entails about a 2 week commitment. Be a foster family!

OPA has transported over 2000 animals as of the end of January 2015.

Click here for a video of what is it like from the receiving end



Latest News

Cat Blog

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OPA in the news

Libby, one of OPA's long term fosters, gets a second chance as a police dog! for more information click here


Check out the news coverage in New Hampshire on the latest flight for life!

click here to view

Another TV station also covered the flight - click here to view

Donate to Flight for Life

By donating to flight for life you will most definitely have saved the lives of not just one, but many homeless dogs. Dogs have no voice and their lives entirely depend on people like you and me. IT'S A RUFF JOB, BUT SOMEBODY'S GOTTA DO IT. Donate here

Help OPA by walking!

Go for a walk and earn money for OPA to help homeless pets! It’s easy! Download the app, select Operation Pets Alive! And start walking." (Take your dog - he or she will love it!) 

Operation Pets Alive

ETSY fundraiser

Support OPA by buying handmade items through our etsy store!



Get $10 off any BarkBox subscription and support OPA! For every coupon used on, OPA will get a $10 donation from BarkBox. Be sure to use our special promo code: OPABBX1 Help us meet our goal of 100 subscriptions and raise $1,000 

What is BarkBox? BarkBox is a New York City based dog-lovin' company that sends high quality dog products to your pup every month. Each box is full of 4-6 goodies like bones, bully sticks, toys, treats, gadgets, shampoos, hygiene products, and more.

Transport dog Chips is loving living in Massachusetts!

Read more about Chips and other OPA success stories.

A Big Thank You all the volunteers who give countless hours, long nights, and weekends to save our homeless pets! Special thanks to the Lone Star Animal Welfare League. We would not be here without their vision and support.