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 […]

FurHaven Beds – Buy One GIVE One This September

For the entire month of September, FurHaven Pet Products will be donating cozy, comfy FurHaven beds to the adoptable dogs and cats at Special Pals… and you can help! Through the FurHaven Tails of Joy Program, when you buy one bed at 40% off, FurHaven Pet Products will GIVE one bed to Special Pals! Every […]

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 […]

AmazonSmile Triples Your Donation March 12-31!

It’s March Madness time, and supporters that are new to AmazonSmile will be hitting 3-pointers from downtown for Special Pals! From March 12-31, all first-time AmazonSmile purchases will be worth triple the donations! Through the AmazonSmile program, Amazon shoppers can donate to Special Pals just by shopping online. Every purchase made through our AmazonSmile link […]

How To Support Special Pals at Kroger

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 […]

Giving Tuesday + Big Give Houston 2017

The start of the holiday season is officially here… and that signals the start of the giving season too! On Tuesday, November 28, 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 […]

Give Love at the Special Pals Angel Tree

We love to decorate the shelter for the holidays, and this year we are adding one very special decoration: the Angel Tree! Starting Friday, November 24, 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 […]