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Paws for Excellence Award Categories

Individual who has made an impact in the lives of animals.

  • The Mary Spencer Humanitarian Award celebrates the remarkable efforts of individuals who have made a significant impact in the lives of animals, leaving an indelible mark on their community. This prestigious accolade honors those whose passion and dedication have ignited positive change, creating a ripple effect of compassion and care throughout DFW.
  • Whether it’s through advocacy, rescue work, education, or innovative initiatives, recipients of this award embody the spirit of Mary Spencer. The Mary Spencer Humanitarian Award is named for animal advocate extraordinaire, Mary Spencer. It honors individuals and organizations that have made a significant difference in the lives of animals in North Texas. Their actions resonate far beyond the confines of their immediate surroundings, touching the hearts and lives of countless creatures and people alike.

 Business that makes an impact on the lives of animals.

  • The Corporate Partner of the Year Award celebrates the outstanding contributions of corporations dedicated to enhancing the welfare of animals in the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) area, This prestigious recognition honors those that have demonstrated exceptional dedication and innovation in their mission to make a positive difference for animals in need.
  • Through their partnership with the SPCA of Texas, recipients of this award exemplify the spirit of collaboration and compassion, By providing crucial resources and support for animal care initiatives, these corporate partners play a vital role in creating a brighter future for animals in our community.

Community group who has made a difference.

  • The Community Partner of the Year Award, celebrates the remarkable efforts of local community groups dedicated to improving the lives of animals in the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) area. This prestigious award recognizes the contributions of community organizations working hand-in-hand with the SPCA of Texas to promote animal welfare and create lasting change.
  • Recipients of this award exemplify the power of collaboration and collective action in addressing the needs of animals in our community. Whether through supporting adoption events, fundraising efforts, or through volunteering of their time, these community groups demonstrate a commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of animals throughout the DFW region.

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*Nomination deadline is July 5

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