2016 was a rough year for us. Losing 74 sweet souls still haunts many of us. I’m very proud of our staff, board, and volunteers for their commitment during our difficult time. With a lot of hard work and headaches, we have cobbled together a temporary shelter. Our goals for 2017 are to: 1. Continue
Each year, HSSET sets out with the same goal in mind – to improve the lives of pets and people in our community. This year, without a doubt, was the hardest year in our shelter’s history. It has been one year since the tragic night of March 15, 2016. One year since our shelter was
Imagine losing your family, feeling frightened and alone. Now imagine finding safety and hope in a welcoming, comfortable, caring setting where your path to a new home begins. Each day cats and dogs—small and large, young and old—walk through the doors of HSSET for a second chance at life. The future home of HSSET will
Written by Taryn & Henry Hebert The heartbreaking fire at the Humane Society was one of the most devastating tragedies that I can remember. As a long time animal welfare advocate, I wanted to help the shelter in any way I could, whether it was fundraising, finding sponsorships, or asking for donations. I hadn’t really
Thank you to all of our wonderful adopters, supporters, staff, and volunteers! 2017 is off to a great start! So far this year, we have placed 278 animals into loving homes and will continue to work tirelessly to make 2017 an exceptional year for the pets and people of Southeast Texas! I have been honored
Springtime is approaching quickly and you know what that means…Kittens! Every year, shelters across the country are overwhelmed by bundles of mewling joy who will need dedicated, passionate volunteers to help feed, nurture, and care for them until they find their forever homes. The Humane Society of Southeast Texas is hosting a “Kitten Shower” in
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! What a wonderful morning! I just love this time of year! I am feeling much better these days! I am always a very good boy when taking my meds, and I am steadily regaining my weight and strength. This past week, I had a good vet check with Dr. Dupree.
Giving Tuesday is a day for everyone, everywhere, to GIVE! You have tackled Black Friday and scrolled through Cyber Monday. Now, you can show your support to the causes and organizations you love on #GivingTuesday. Giving Tuesday is a worldwide day of giving built on compassion and empathy for your community and those in need.
My First Few Days at the Humane Society of Southeast Texas As I stared up at that tree, the last of my energy drained away. I didn’t think I would ever be able to play a game of fetch or chase a tennis ball through long grass again. I had no strength left. Yet I