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Bunnies Need Homes (2011)
Almost two dozen rabbits rescued from a Katy house fire are getting care from a west Houston animal shelter and will be available for adoption after they recover. Read more …
Economic Downturn Hits Special Pals (March 2009)
As the economy continues to struggle, so too does Special Pals. The no-kill shelter faces an increase in surrendered animals and a decrease in donations. Read more…
Donations Sought as Special Pals Animal Shelter Takes in 100 Bay Area Homeless Pets (September 2008)
More than 100 dogs and cats were evacuated from Bay Area Pet Adoptions in preparation for Hurricane Ike to the Special Pals location on Greenhouse Road, where they are temporarily residing alongside the Special Pals pets. All are awaiting adoption. Read more …
Special Pals has special needs (July 31, 2008)
They get around on four legs, and they don’t commute to work. So how is it that some dogs and cats are feeling the pains of rising gas prices? Read the complete article on Chron.com.
The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet (July 25, 2008)
Special Pals was featured on The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet on July 25th.
Click here to watch the episode featuring some of our Special Pals or you can read about them online here.
Special Pals received charity donation from Fish City Grill (2007)
Fish City Grill holds monthly charity sponsorships and Special Pals is grateful for the funds raised.
KROGER (August 2006)
Kroger recently gave us very good news – their management has authorized Special Pals donation cans at every Kroger store in the region.
Special Pals Coloring Contest (October 2005)
Join in on the fun!!!! Kids of all ages can choose on of the great pcitures from Kids Color Pages to print, color and submit to the Special Pals Coloring Contest. We will post the winners to the contest each month.
To submit your artwork, print your name and age at the top right hand corner of the finished picture and send it to:
Special Pals – Color Contest
3830 Greenhouse Road
Houston, TX 77084
Hurricane Rita (September 2005)
Special Pals, a small local non-profit animal shelter suffered a great loss during the intense winds yesterday that came through during hurricane Rita.
Special Pals helps out Pet Sitters of Houston (September 2005)
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Special Pals lends a helping paw.