Stock Your Bar and Support Special Pals!

The “dog days” of summer are officially here! What’s a great way to cool off? With a frosty cold beverage, of course! Special Pals is hosting our very first Stock The Bar fundraiser to help you AND our adoptable dogs and cats keep cool through the summer! With the help of generous donors, we have […]

Hurricane Harvey Rescues Still Waiting for a Home

Special Pals took in nearly 70 dogs and cats in the weeks following Hurricane Harvey in 2017. Most of these lost souls were reunited with their families in the weeks after the storm. A year later, some rescued animals have never been claimed and are still waiting for a second chance. Can you help these […]

On August 18, Help Special Pals Clear The Shelters

Special Pals is participating with shelters all across the nation for Clear The Shelters on Saturday, August 18, Adoption fees are reduced to $20 to help Clear The Shelters after a busy summer. Special Pals is teaming up with NBC Universal for another annual Clear The Shelters event. Other Houston-area community partners supporting the adoption […]

Adoption Fees Are Waived June 27-July 3

From June 27 to July 3 at Special Pals, adoption fees are covered by generous animal lovers who are Paying It Forward to help 10,000 pets get adopted. Special Pals is teaming up with Best Friends Animal Society and more than 270 other partner rescue groups across the country to offer fee-waived adoptions, in hopes […]

Special Pals Announces 25 for 25 Spay & Neuter Day

For one day only, Special Pals is charging 25-cents for a spay or neuter surgery. During the 25 For 25 event, pet parents will pay just one quarter, thanks to a very generous donor and animal welfare advocate. The donor approached Special Pals with an offer to cover the remaining cost of the 25 spay and […]

What Is Microvolunteering?

April 15 is Microvolunteering Day, an awareness day that reminds us all to take just a few moments out of our day to support nonprofits we love… like Special Pals! So what is microvolunteering anyway? Micro means small, and “microvolunteering” is simply volunteering in small ways! These ideas don’t take much time or planning, but […]