Out of an abundance of caution and to best serve the community, Special Pals will be closed to the public through April 3, 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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
In 2019, Special Pals celebrates 40 years of saving homeless animals in Houston! Make Your Mark and help keep our shelter going for another 40 (and beyond!) by sponsoring specific areas around our facility and grounds.
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 […]
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 […]