No-Kill Shelter Reports Increased Traffic

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. […]

Celebrate Safely – Fireworks & Your Pets

Pet Safety & Fireworks on New Years Eve  Fireworks are fun and festive, but they can be pretty stressful for your pets. Loud noises, bright flashes, and strange smells in the air make for some nervous nellies during the New Years holiday. Make sure your pet feels secure with these simple tips for celebrating safely. […]

Keep Your Pet Safe on Halloween

Pet Safety for Halloween You’ve heard about how to keep your kids safe on Halloween, but what about your pets? Here’s a few helpful reminders to keep the spooky spirit fun for everyone. Halloween brings out the cutest pet costumes, but make sure that you pick a safe costume for your pet. Watch for loose […]

Protect Your Pets from Predators

Keeping Pets Safe from Coyotes and Wild Animals The hot, dry summer isn’t tough on just dogs and cats. Wild animals like coyotes and other predators grow desperate with their natural water and food sources diminishing. To survive they will sometimes turn to easy prey – your pets. Keep your pets safe and discourage wild […]

Weathering Hurricane Season with your Pets

Hurricane Preparedness for Pets   Hurricane Season is June 1 – November 30 every year! Make sure your family – pets included! – is prepared for bad weather. Update your pet’s collar and ID tags with your phone number, or have your pet micro chipped. Micro chipping databases can be accessed nationwide by almost any […]