SOCA-FBC Announces New Animal Transport Van!

Thanks to the generous support from the Petco Foundation, Houston PetSet, Corvette Owners Club of Houston, and other charitable organizations, we were able to purchase our own transport van during the 2019/2020 winter season. Our van will take homeless animals from the Fort Bend County area, where we have a surplus of homeless animals, to [...]

By |2020-09-30T14:49:36+00:00September 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SOCA-FBC Announces New Animal Transport Van!

Cat Foster Manual – September 2020

This document contains helpful information and FAQs about taking care of your foster cat. Includes promoting your foster for adoption monthly flea/tick medication, or Revolution, if you own cats that go outside Cat condos at PetSmart and Petco veterinary care and medical emergency protocols adoption events Cat Foster Manual Sept2020

By |2020-09-27T00:00:03+00:00September 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cat Foster Manual – September 2020

Tips for Following Up with Adopters

These tips are from ASPCA’s Client Services team. Most returns occur within two months post-adoption, and the majority of those happen within the first two weeks. Follow up with adopters 2 days, 10 days and 1½ months after they bring their new animal home. If your adopter doesn’t answer your call, leave a message and [...]

By |2020-07-15T00:53:49+00:00July 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tips for Following Up with Adopters

Facial Recognition Software for Lost and Found Pets

Petco Foundation has invested in Finding Rover, a mobile app and website that uses pet facial recognition to reunite lost cats and dogs with their owners. If you've lost a pet, post your pet's photo and/or search the partner lost photo database. If you'd like to adopt, look at the partner adoptables photo database. For [...]

By |2020-07-12T00:13:35+00:00July 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Facial Recognition Software for Lost and Found Pets

Dog Body Language

Dogs communicate with one another and with us using their own elegant, non-verbal language. ASPCA published tips that focus on important aspects of a dog’s body: eyes, ears, mouth, tail, sweat, and overall body posture/movement. Fosters can use this information to interpret what an animal is feeling. 7 Tips on Canine Body Language

By |2020-07-10T23:12:39+00:00July 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dog Body Language

Be a Foster!

So you've opened your home to a new foster or adopted pet - now what? Join the Petco Foundation for virtual Yappy Hour! Free interactive live streams with animal welfare experts ready to provide you with the tools you need to navigate life with a new pet! Visit www.petcofoundation.org/foster for more info and to register [...]

By |2020-07-06T00:40:31+00:00July 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Be a Foster!

Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Helpful articles from ASPCA about how to deal with the common problem of separation anxiety in dogs. Preventing Separation Anxiety in Dogs ASPCA Treating Separation Anxiety in Dogs ASPCA

By |2020-06-30T23:42:21+00:00June 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Separation Anxiety in Dogs

KMPG Houston selected SOCA for Community Impact award

KPMG Houston selected SOCA-FBC to receive a donation through their Community Impact program. We were nominated by a SOCA volunteer and adopter. KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax & Advisory services. As trusted advisors and problem solvers, we strive to make a tangible difference – for our clients, society, and [...]

By |2020-06-29T23:49:04+00:00June 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on KMPG Houston selected SOCA for Community Impact award

Tri-City Women’s Club supports SOCA during pandemic

The Tri-City Women's Club selected SOCA-FBC for a generous donation to help us with additional expenses during the COVID-19 pandemic. We were nominated by a SOCA volunteer. “On behalf of our 2019-2020 Board, we would like to thank you for the incredible work you do providing food, shelter and medication for these animals who have [...]

By |2020-06-29T00:00:20+00:00June 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tri-City Women’s Club supports SOCA during pandemic