The Board of Directors of Special Pals have selected Becky French as the new Executive Director of the organization. “We are thrilled to add Becky to the Special Pals team,” said Melissa Houser, President of the Special Pals Board of Directors. “Her passion for animal rescue and her experience with animal care will help us […]
Out of an abundance of caution and to best serve the community, Special Pals will be closed to the public through May 1, 2020. Our animals will still receive daily care, but a few of our services will be limited during this time. Animals are at the heart of our mission, and with lots of […]
The end of the year is upon us and as we prepare to celebrate the holiday season, it’s easy to get lost in the hustle and bustle. There’s always so much to do and never seems to be enough time. At Special Pals Shelter, the end of the year is a busy time for us, […]
The Angel Tree is back again at Special Pals! Starting Friday, November 23, 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 and cats. Check out their picture on the front, and see a few […]
We can’t do what we do for homeless animals in Houston without our fantastic volunteers! Meet two of the faces you see frequently at Special Pals – Gill and Sarah.
Special K from 104 KRBE has been a pal of ours for many years. He’s hung out with us at events, given us plenty of shout outs, and supported us on behalf of his two pups, Sammy Jo and Rocco. The fine folks at Houston Pet Talk Magazine featured Special K along with many other […]
Buy a lot of groceries? Shop at Kroger and swipe your Kroger Plus card, and those grocery bills can add up to extra cash for Special Pals. With the Kroger Community Rewards program, just link your Kroger Plus card to the Special Pals account and start shopping. For every purchase you make, we’ll receive a […]
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 […]