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Adopt-a-Pet awards Advantage II cat flea prevention to SOCA

Thank you to Adopt-a-Pet and Bayer Advantage for a generous donation of Advantage II flea prevention for our SOCA foster cats! Adopt-a-Pet and Bayer announced the grant in June in honor of Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month. Only 30 shelters and rescues across the US were awarded a total of $100,000 in product!

By |2021-09-05T23:05:23+00:00September 5th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Adopt-a-Pet awards Advantage II cat flea prevention to SOCA

BISSELL Pet Foundation awards SOCA spay/neuter grant

One of BISSELL Pet Foundation’s focus areas is helping to reduce the number of homeless dogs and cats through their spay/neuter grants. In August 2021, SOCA was awarded a very generous grant of $6,995 to spay and neuter our rescued dogs and cats. We appreciate our partnership with BISSELL!

By |2021-08-28T22:40:49+00:00August 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BISSELL Pet Foundation awards SOCA spay/neuter grant

Thank you, PetSmart Charities, for Emergency Relief Donation

PetSmart Charities committed up to $2 million to support pets and people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of PetSmart’s Emergency Relief program, SOCA-FBC received a generous unrestricted donation in March 2021 that enabled us to cover additional medical and adoption expenses incurred during the pandemic. We appreciate our partnership with PetSmart!

By |2021-08-28T22:31:08+00:00August 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thank you, PetSmart Charities, for Emergency Relief Donation

Thank you, Petco Love, for your lifesaving award!

Petco Love (previously Petco Foundation) has been a strong supporter of SOCA-FBC over the past few years. In April of 2021, they again showed their generosity with an $8,000 grant. We're using the funds to care for the significant increase in animals that we've saved since the COVID-19 pandemic. We appreciate our partnership with Petco!

By |2021-08-26T00:08:25+00:00August 24th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thank you, Petco Love, for your lifesaving award!

SOCA recruiting for Volunteer Coordinator

**THIS IS A VOLUNTEER POSITION** Job Overview: In this volunteer role, you will be responsible for recruiting, training, and organizing volunteers to assist both the dog and cat adoptions teams in a variety of roles and locations. Your volunteers may also help with other activities, such as marketing, fundraising, and researching grant opportunities and requirements. [...]

By |2021-08-18T20:31:46+00:00August 13th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SOCA recruiting for Volunteer Coordinator

SOCA Recruiting for Social Media Coordinator

Job Overview: In this role, you will be responsible for coordinating with the SOCA-FBC administration team to determine the needs of the rescue at that time and what types of Social Media posts would be needed in order to fulfill those needs. To be successful in this role you will need to be able to [...]

By |2021-08-13T23:16:23+00:00August 13th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SOCA Recruiting for Social Media Coordinator

Coal’s Story

Hi! I'm Coal. I'm a survivor. In April this year, I was picked up after being hit by a car and my future looked pretty grim. I had an open fracture on one leg, and nerve damage on the other leg. I wasn't microchipped, and I had a number of old wounds - but I [...]

By |2021-08-02T23:05:46+00:00August 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Coal’s Story

Give Our Pets a Hand

Visit Give Our Pets a Hand (GOPAH), where Greater Houston pet owners and animal lovers find simple tips on how to help cats and dogs live healthier and happier lives. GOPAH provides many resources on animal health, behavior, and safety. Also learn about the area’s animal welfare organizations, and discover how you can get involved [...]

By |2021-06-29T19:47:48+00:00June 13th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Give Our Pets a Hand

Petco Love Lost helps find pets

In case you missed it, Petco Love (formerly Petco Foundation) has been busy making changes to help keep more people and pets together! In fact, they just launched Petco Love Lost (formerly Finding Rover), a national resource to help easily reunite lost pets using their patented facial recognition technology. Pet companies, animal welfare organizations, and veterinarians have [...]

By |2021-06-06T00:10:05+00:00June 6th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Petco Love Lost helps find pets

SOCA-FBC Blue Buffalo 2020 Home 4 The Holidays adoption goals

Blue Buffalo and the Helen Woodward Animal Center launched a program for shelters and rescues to submit their 2020 adoption goals and offered incentives to meet these goals. SOCA’s 2020 goal was a big stretch! 60% increase over last year’s adoption rates. Dogs 262 Puppies 229 Cats 158 Kittens 305 We exceeded our goals for [...]

By |2021-03-01T01:28:59+00:00March 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SOCA-FBC Blue Buffalo 2020 Home 4 The Holidays adoption goals