22 Apr
  • By Magda Serrano
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Flea Free and Fee Free

When I was in middle school my father got us a Collie puppy from one of the neighbors. Prince and I spent many happy days romping the fields in rural New York. Prince loved thunderstorms, and he spent every storm running around the yard barking at the thunder. I remember sitting on the front porch […]

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03 Apr
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A Victory for the Animals!

On Monday, April 1, 2019, the Agriculture and Livestock Committee of the Texas House held a public hearing on House Bill 3806, which would have imposed significant restrictions upon nonprofit veterinary service providers like SNAP. Had this bill gone into effect, many nonprofit veterinary organizations would likely have been unable to survive, and thousands of […]

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01 Mar
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BIG things ahead

March is upon us and it is going to be BIG!!! SNAP’s celebrations of our 25 years of service to the community continue. This month, we are combining our SNAPpy Birthday celebration with The Big Give, a 24-hour online community giving event! The Big Give is an important fundraiser for SNAP, and this year we […]

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01 Feb
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Celebrating World Spay Day

It is February, and SNAP is VERY excited because this month we celebrate World Spay Day on Tuesday, February 26th. Like SNAP, WSD is dedicated to bringing attention to the pet overpopulation problem and the solution to that problem—spay/neuter. And, like SNAP, WSD is celebrating its twenty-fifth birthday this year! We will observe this year’s […]

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23 Jan
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Best of Houston® 2019: SNAP

In January, the Houston Press announced SNAP Spay-Neuter and Animal Wellness Clinic as Best of Houston® 2019. Their article began with, “You can call them specialists. This isn’t the place to take an injured animal but if you want competent, low-cost animal spay and neuter services (and basic wellness services), Snap Spay-Neuter and Animal Wellness […]

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03 Jan
  • By Krystal Perales
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SNAPpy New Year from our Executive Director

A Milestone Anniversary Year 2019 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the inception of the Spay-Neuter Assistance Program.  In 1994, SNAP founder Sean Hawkins was inspired to make a difference after looking into the eyes of one little puppy who was destined for the same fate as countless others because of pet overpopulation.  I have been […]

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31 Aug
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One Year Later, and Our Mission Continues

SNAPing into Action after Hurricane Harvey: In the immediate aftermath of the disaster, a total of 84 animals received veterinary wellness care at the major evacuee shelter.  Clients & patients came from across Greater Houston—a metropolitan area with massive urban sprawl.  As much as 30% of Harris County was underwater.  Surrounding counties were also heavily […]

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19 Jun
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SNAP Needs Our Help

Monday, June 18, 2018 Houston Press By: Susie Tommaney SNAP Needs Our Help, But We Need Them More to Battle Pet Homelessness The S.O.S. distress flag went up earlier this month for Spay-Neuter Assistance Program, Inc. You don’t kick a dog while it’s down and the network of mobile and stationary veterinary clinics can’t take much more. An […]

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06 Mar
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PetSmart Charities Awards SNAP $52,000

Monday, March 6, 2017 By: Lainee Hooks Monday, March 6, 2017 SPAY-NEUTER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM RECEIVES $52,000 FROM PETSMART CHARITIES® TO FUEL SPAY AND NEUTER EFFORTS IN THE GREATER SAN ANTONIO AREA Qualifying residents in San Antonio and its surrounding counties will receive services at no cost to prevent the births of unwanted animals San Antonio, […]

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21 Feb
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PetSmart Charities Awards SNAP $158,000

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 By: Lainee Hooks Tuesday, February 21, 2017 SPAY-NEUTER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM RECEIVES $158,000 FROM PETSMART CHARITIES® TO FUEL SPAY AND NEUTER EFFORTS IN THE GREATER HOUSTON METROPOLITAN AREA Qualifying residents in six counties will receive services at no cost to prevent the births of unwanted animals Houston, TX – FEBRUARY 21, 2017 […]

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