- Two “Barks Up” Four Houston PetSet’s Virtual “Fierce & Fabulous Soiree”The upstairs patio at The Annie Café & Bar was “Fierce & Fabulous” this past Friday, as Houston PetSet founders Tena Lundquist Faust and twin sister Tama Lundquist hosted a small invitation-only “watch party” on the patio of one of Houston’s most celebrated restaurants.
- Local Nonprofit Teams Up with National Foundation to Help Homeless Animals Fly to Safety in Advance of Hurricane LauraAs Hurricane Laura draws closer to the Gulf Coast and the Greater Houston area, Houston PetSet, a local 501c3, has partnered with Petco Foundation to coordinate an airplane transport
- Houston PetSet, BMW of West Houston collecting pet food for owners in need due to COVID-19“Houston PetSet has always focused on keeping people with their pets,” Tama Lundquist, Co-President of Houston PetSet said in a news release. “Hosting this event with BMW of West Houston allows us to collect valuable pet food donations, which we can then distribute to the owners and pets in need.”
- Houston nonprofit launches free pet boarding program to aid survivors of domestic violenceHouston nonprofit PetSet has launched Pet Protect, a free pet boarding initiative for survivors of domestic violence. The initiative aims to create an opportunity for individuals to flee dangerous environments safely without having to leave behind their pets.
- Houston PetSet program offers free animal boarding for victims of domestic violenceMatt Bryant, owner of Houston Dog Ranch, noticed that a troubling dynamic was developing in the early days of COVID-19’s countywide stay-home order: Reports of domestic violence and animal cruelty had gone through the roof.
- 227 Animals seized from Katy area home in Fort Bend CountyIn a joint effort led by the Fort Bend County Constables Office for Precinct 3’s animal cruelty investigator, 227 animals were seized from a home in the 2000 block of Saddlehorn Trail in Katy, just south of Katy Mills, Fort Bend officials said.
- Houston animal charities offer free pet treatment for locals in needWith the pressure of bills and the looming holiday season, some Houstonians are forced to make hard decisions regarding their pets. For many, that means not vaccinating, spaying or neutering, or chipping their animals, which can be a costly affair for those on a tight budget.
- Houston Astros fan favorite pitches in to help needy locals for ThanksgivingHoping to give back ahead of Thanksgiving, McCullers approached Big Brothers Big Sisters about lining up families who otherwise might not afford the single biggest expense on the traditional Thanksgiving dinner table: the turkey.
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