Foster Stories – Meet Hambone

Fosters are our friends at Special Pals! Meet Hambone and his foster mom Ksania… and read all about their happy ending! Hambone is the oldest senior at Special Pals. He came to us in the heat of the summer in 2017; he was found walking in the middle of the road and suffering with heat […]

Finishing the Year Strong

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, […]

Supporting Special Pals This Holiday Season

There are a lot of ways to support Special Pals all year long, but during the holiday season, your chances to give really grow! Special events and special fundraising opportunities make the holidays merry and bright for our adoptable dogs and cats. Keep reading and check out all of the ways you can give back […]

Giving Tuesday + Big Give Houston 2018

The start of the holiday season is officially here… and that signals the start of the giving season too! On Tuesday, November 27, 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 […]

Be Our Hero in DOGtober

October is Adopt A Shelter Dog Month, and the gang at Special Pals is hoping you’ll join us this DOGtober to set us up for a strong finish to 2018! Here are all the ways you can be our hero this month… Adopt! It was a busy summer, and many of our pals are still […]

Join Us at Strut Your Mutt 2018

Strut Your Mutt is back in Houston! Join Special Pals and Best Friends Animal Society for the 2018 Houston Strut Your Mutt Walk on Saturday, October 13. Best Friends Animal Society is bringing together wonderful, hard-working rescue organizations throughout Houston for the annual Strut Your Mutt walk. Our collective mission: make Houston a no-kill city […]