Press Release – Petco Foundation Invests in Lifesaving Work of SOCA-FBC

Petco Foundation Invests in Lifesaving Work of Saving Our Companion Animals – Fort Bend County Grant of $14,000 will extend efforts to save more animal lives in Fort Bend County, TX Contact: Rita L Garretson, 281-849-7622, info@soca-fbc.org Rosenberg, TX April 13, 2019 – Saving Our Companion Animals of Fort Bend County, TX (SOCA-FBC) announced it [...]

By | April 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Press Release – Petco Foundation Invests in Lifesaving Work of SOCA-FBC

SOCA-FBC programs gets a boost from animal rescue foundations

Because of grants that we received in the last 6 months, SOCA-FBC has been able to help more homeless pets in Fort Bend Coumty. Last fall, Houston PetSet gave us money to support a “bottle baby” program for newborn puppies and kittens at area shelters. We’ve been able to put more newborns in foster homes [...]

By | April 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SOCA-FBC programs gets a boost from animal rescue foundations

Donate to SOCA-FBC, Fund the Shelters Challenge

Help us save and improve the lives of homeless pets throughout Fort Bend County by donating now. SOCA is participating in the Fund the Shelters Challenge, which runs from 4/9/19 through 5/9/19. About the Challenge: Michelson Found Animals in partnership with NBC & Telemundo stations bring together two successful existing programs - the Michelson Found [...]

By | April 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Donate to SOCA-FBC, Fund the Shelters Challenge

SOCA-FBC Receives Petfinder Grant to Subsidize Pet Adoptions

Saving Our Companion Animals - Fort Bend County, Rosenberg, has received a $2,000.00 Petfinder ‘Nestle Purina New Year, New Home Pet Adoption Grant’ from the Petfinder Foundation.  Purina Petfinder and the Petfinder Foundation believe every adoptable pet deserves a forever home. The Petfinder Nestle Purina New Year, New Home Pet Adoption Grant program is used to help subsidized pet adoptions with [...]

By | March 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SOCA-FBC Receives Petfinder Grant to Subsidize Pet Adoptions

SOCA-FBC announces 2018 animal data

SOCA is announcing our 2018 year-end animal statistics. Adoptions: Dogs 202, Cats 283 = Total 485 Our lifesaving rate (using ASPCA metric) = 87% Euthanized: Dogs 4, Cats 5 = Total 9 (All severely ill or injured, and recommended/done by veterinarian) Passed away: Dogs 11, Cats 16 = Total 27 Reclaimed by owner: Dogs 1, [...]

By | January 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SOCA-FBC announces 2018 animal data

Please help dog recovering from multiple stab wounds

Rose, a 3-year-old Pitbull mix, was stabbed about 15 times and dumped in Peak, TX, off Highway 36 between Rosenberg and Needville. One of the wounds may have affected her trachea. She was also stabbed near her eye. A good Samaritan found Rose and took her to Fort Bend County Animal Shelter (FBCAS).  See Click2Houston [...]

By | January 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Please help dog recovering from multiple stab wounds

New Adopt-a-Pet Rehome Program

Adopt-a-Pet.com, with support from The Petco Foundation, believe that rehoming pets should be easy and stress free, both for you and your pet. Use their simple, reliable, free program to help you place your pet from your loving home directly to another. At the same time, help give back to SOCA for referring you to [...]

By | January 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Adopt-a-Pet Rehome Program

SOCA 2019 Adoption Fee Increase

Our adoption fees help to defray the costs of animal exams, spaying/neutering, medical testing and treatments, vaccinations, microchips, and flea/heartworm preventative medications. We don't currently receive any government or charity funding for these costs. Your tax-deductible contributions are welcomed, needed, and appreciated. Adult dogs (1-8 years) - $250 Puppies (12 months and under) - $250 [...]

By | January 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SOCA 2019 Adoption Fee Increase

SOCA-FBC Achieves Nonprofit Platinum Certification

SOCA-FBC just earned the 2018 Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. GuideStar is an important part of the nonprofit community - providing resources to nonprofits, and information to foundations and funding resources. Our GuideStar Platinum profile includes financial performance, animal saving and adoption performance, annual goals and objectives, [...]

By | October 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SOCA-FBC Achieves Nonprofit Platinum Certification

SOCA-FBC Officer Changes

SOCA-FBC is pleased to announce some changes in leadership responsibilities effective August 1, 2018. These changes add expertise and better align leader strengths. Our current board: Rita Garretson, President (no change) Diane Cortez, VP (change) Denise Ruppe, Secretary (no change) Kelly Adams, Treasurer (new)

By | August 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SOCA-FBC Officer Changes