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 […]

Welcome Becky French to the Special Pals Team

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 […]

Our COVID-19 Plan

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]