Year of the Dog – Adopt in 2018

Lunar New Year begins February 16, and 2018 is the Year of the Dog! In Chinese astrology, the dog is regarded as an auspicious animal. If a dog visits a house, it is said that fortune will follow. Dogs symbolize sincerity, independence, and loyalty; they are not afraid of difficulties in daily life. We think that perfectly […]

Year of the Dog – Meet Napolean

2018 is the Year of the Dog, and it’s the perfect year to finally be adopted! We’re taking time to highlight a few of our pals that we want to find homes in the Year of the Dog. Meet Napolean Age: 5 years old Napolean came to us in 2015, fresh off the streets of […]

Year of the Dog – Meet Arctic & Blanco

2018 is the Year of the Dog, and we’re highlighting our pals that especially deserve to find homes this year. Meet Arctic and Blanco Ages: 6 years old Arctic and Blanco have been at Special Pals since May, 2016. This adoptable pair came to Special Pals from an East Texas animal sanctuary that had become […]

Year of the Dog – Meet Poppy

2018 is the Year of the Dog, and it’s the perfect year to finally be adopted! We’re taking time to highlight a few of our pals that we want to find homes in the Year of the Dog. Meet Poppy Age: 2 years old Poppy has been with Special Pals since April, 2017. As they […]

Year of the Dog – Meet Bear

2018 is the Year of the Dog, and it’s the perfect year to finally be adopted! To celebrate Lunar New Year, we’re taking time to highlight a few of our pals that we want to find homes in the Year of the Dog. Meet Bear Age: 2 years old Bear has been with Special Pals […]

Year of the Dog – Meet Sara

2018 is the Year of the Dog, and it’s the perfect year to finally be adopted! We’re taking time to highlight a few of our pals that we want to find homes in the Year of the Dog. Meet Sara Age: 5 years old Sara has been with Special Pals since May, 2016. Like pals […]

Year of the Dog – Meet Pippa

2018 is the Year of the Dog, and it’s the perfect year to finally be adopted! We’re taking time to highlight a few of our pals that we want to find homes in the Year of the Dog. Meet Pippa Age: 2 years old Pippa has been with Special Pals since February, 2017. We found […]

Demi’s Story – From Abandoned to Adopted

As part of Amazon’s #SeasonOfSmiles holiday campaign, Special Pals wanted to share the full story of Demi, an American Staffordshire Terrier. She came to Special Pals in mid-April 2017 and was scarred, scared, and hopeless. Weeks of patience and love from our staff paid off to give Demi a happy ending. When you support Special Pals […]

12 Days of Christmas Giving

Need gift ideas for the people on your nice list? We’re taking 12 days to showcase 12 ways to help Special Pals this holiday season. See them all below! 1. Send Santa Photos to your friends and family Join us at the shelter on Sunday, December 3 for our third annual Pet Photos with Santa! […]

Giving Tuesday + Big Give Houston 2017

The start of the holiday season is officially here… and that signals the start of the giving season too! On Tuesday, November 28, give the first gift of the year to Special Pals during Big Give Houston and Giving Tuesday. It’s 24 hours of helping hands, hope, and financial support we need to continue our […]