Kitten Development Timeline

A lot happens during a kitten's first year. It's hard to believe that a tiny, mewing baby that fits in the palm of your hand can grow into a full-fledged adult cat in the length of only twelve months. A typical kitten growth chart shows that the most changes — and the most amazing ones [...]

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Dog Foster Manual – June 2020

This document contains helpful information and FAQs about taking care of your foster dog. Includes promoting your foster for adoption monthly heartworm and flea/tick medication identifying behavioral issues veterinary care and medical emergency protocols adoption events. DogFOSTERMANUALJune2020

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Support SOCA – Buy Our Booster T-shirts

Please support SOCA-FBC through your purchase of a t-shirt on Amazon.com. We periodically add new designs. Don't forget to use Amazon Smile, and select Saving Our Companion Animals as your charity. Login -> Account and Lists -> Your AmazonSmile -> Your Current Charity

By |2020-06-23T22:36:47+00:00June 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Support SOCA – Buy Our Booster T-shirts

Free Recorded Webinars sponsored by Petco

Petco has partnered with pet experts to offer virtual support for foster volunteers and new adopters. These previously recorded webinar recordings are offered free to SOCA supporters, so that you can access pet care tips. Marketing your Foster Pet Cat & Kitten Q&A with Jackson Galaxy Adoption Ambassador Foster Yappy Hour Living Successfully with Dogs with [...]

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SOCA-FBC achievements over the past few years – let’s celebrate!

Since our organization’s inception in January 2015, we’ve accomplished a lot over the past few years. Our success is due to our organization leadership and the support from volunteers, foster families, adopters as well as Ft. Bend Co. businesses, veterinarians, and animal rescue foundations. Some highlights… In 2018, we helped 485 dogs and cats get [...]

By |2020-06-15T22:57:25+00:00June 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SOCA-FBC achievements over the past few years – let’s celebrate!

SOCA Volunteer, Amy Vogelsberg, Recognized as a Petco Local Foster Hero

SOCA-FBC is celebrating National Foster a Pet Month with the Petco Foundation and Skechers’ charity footwear collection, BOBS from Skechers, by recognizing our Local Foster Hero, Amy Vogelsberg, for stepping up and saving animal lives in Fort Bend County. Amy plays a critical role in fostering cats and dogs, supporting other fosters, organizing and attending [...]

By |2020-06-08T23:10:05+00:00June 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SOCA Volunteer, Amy Vogelsberg, Recognized as a Petco Local Foster Hero

Susie’s Senior Dogs support to save Paula

Thank you to Susie's Senior Dogs (SSD) for helping us save Paula, a 12 year old Chihuahua. SSD contributed to Paula's medical expenses, and they are helping Paula find her forever home to care for her from now on. Paula's owner passed away, and the family reached out to us to take her, as well [...]

By |2020-05-29T00:09:52+00:00May 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Susie’s Senior Dogs support to save Paula

PEDIGREE Foundation support

We thank PEDIGREE Foundation for their continued SOCA support - most recently with their donation to help us save triple our usual number of dogs during the pandemic. In addition, PEDIGREE Foundation gave us $10,000 to support our new Transport program. Their generous donation will be used to build out the transport van, recruit and [...]

By |2020-05-25T23:26:33+00:00May 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on PEDIGREE Foundation support

2020 – Meet our Board Members

Rita Garretson, President (no change) Before becoming SOCA's President, Rita was active in Ft. Bend Co. animal rescue, fostering animals through local rescue groups, and then becoming an active volunteer for SOCA. During her first year as president, intakes, adoptions and revenues more than doubled, and continue to grow each year. Her commitment to forming [...]

By |2020-05-20T00:37:19+00:00May 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2020 – Meet our Board Members

Dickinson Elementary Student Council SOCA Donation

Thank you so much to the Dickinson Elementary Student Council for your $500 donation to SOCA-FBC! Dickinson Elementary School 7110 Greatwood Pkwy Sugar Land, TX  77479 832-223-1400 Dickinson School is one of the outstanding schools in Ft. Bend Co. Please check out their many accomplishments/participation in local events - for example, Dickinson Day of Caring, [...]

By |2020-03-29T00:11:26+00:00March 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dickinson Elementary Student Council SOCA Donation