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"Waggin' Tails"

Join fellow animal lovers at “Waggin’ Tails,” a crawfish boil at the historic Pierce Ranch, on Saturday, April 20, 4-8 pm, a fundraiser supporting Wharton County's homeless dogs and cats. We will be honoring Dwight King, D.V.M., and Sandy Cross. This event will offer the southern charm and scenery of the Shanghai Pierce ranch coupled with the fun atmosphere of zydeco music and traditional tastes of crawfish, corn and potatoes. It's sure to be a night to remember!  
SPOT is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to helping the abandoned pets of Wharton County. Our mission is to educate the public on the plight of abandoned pets and to provide humane care, treatment and suitable homes for animals without owners. Proceeds will help support rescues like Miley and her 11 puppies, shown here.

We Are SPOT

“Wharton County Stray Pet Outreach Team” is a mouthful so we refer to our organization as “SPOT” or “Wharton County SPOT” in case we want folks to know what area we represent. SPOT is a support system for persons who choose to rescue dogs and cats in Wharton County. We provide life-saving avenues for these animals through rehabilitating and relocating them from our area of pet overpopulation to areas where they have fewer adoptable pets.

Thanks to the support of many people and businesses, since March 2008, SPOT has …

  • Rescued, rehabilitated and rehomed/relocated over 2,800 abandoned animals
  • Fixed more than 700 personal pets through our Spay and Neuter Program
  • Trapped, fixed and released/rehomed at least 100 community cats through our Barn Buddies Program
  • Shared about responsible pet ownership to hundreds of county residents

SPOT is a volunteer, foster-based organization; we are not animal control and do not have a facility. SPOT dogs and cats live in foster homes that provide a healthy and loving environment which prepares them to become life-long companions for their adoptive families. 

Be part of the SPOT Team today! Many opportunities are available through SPOT for persons who care about animals and want to help reduce the stray pet population of Wharton County. Individuals, youth organizations, civic clubs and church groups may consider volunteering or donating to SPOT. SPOT is non-profit organization; all donations are tax deductible.

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Our Mission

The mission of SPOT is to "Educate the public on the plight of abandoned pets, and to provide humane care, treatment and suitable homes for animals without owners."