We love to decorate the shelter for the holidays, and this year we are adding one very special decoration: the Angel Tree! Starting Friday, November 24, visitors are invited to pick a pal from the Special Pals Angel Tree, located in the shelter lobby. You’ll find one shiny ornament for each of our adoptable dogs […]
Free Microchip Day! We invite you to #ChipForAChange on September 30th, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Generous sponsors are providing 100 microchips to dogs and cats for FREE during this special event. Chips will be registered on a first come, first serve basis starting at 11 am. These microchips are being provided by the […]
Does your pet try to escape as soon as you open the front door? Or, do they frantically dig at the door desperately trying to get out? If they get out they could get hit by a car, get lost, or worse attacked by an animal. Josh Weiss-Roessler explains in his article “Why Dogs Run […]
Bestfriends.org provides resources to assist anyone who has lost a pet from Hurricane Harvey. To Look for a lost dog or cat call the Animal Rescue Disaster Hotline at (713) 861-3010.
After Hurricane Harvey , Special Pals has accepted 63 displaced animals into our shelter. We are working to get all of their pictures listed on our Petfinder page. Please email Info@specialpalsshelter.org Or call281-579-PETS for information on shelter animals. The links below also include information about lost pets during and after hurricane Harvey https://m.facebook.com/TexasHurricaneHarveyPets/
Even if you’re not in the Houston area, there are still several ways to help us out after Harvey. Donate items from our Harvey Recovery wish list on Amazon They’ll ship right to the shelter and we’ll put them to work! Donate to our Harvey Recovery fundraiser on GivingGrid Share the love and add your […]
Hurricane Harvey has passed and Special Pals is looking ahead to the days to come. We were prepared ahead of time and transferred 25% of our adoptable dogs to nearby facilities. Fortunately, we did not experience water inside the shelter. Our staff was able to get in and out with regularity and keep our pals […]
By Karen Zurawski, Neighborhood News Editor, Houston Chronicle For over 38 years, volunteers and staff have helped homeless pets start a new life. Since 1991, Special Pals, the no-kill animal shelter, has been based at 3830 Greenhouse Road in the Katy area after starting in Bellaire. Business is up, according to Elizabeth Trick, executive director. […]