Ice House

How the Houston Zoo Is Trying to Save the Attwater Prairie Chicken

This chicken's numbers have perilously dropped in recent decades.

09/21/2018 By Cicely Rubottom

Bear Conditioning

Get Closer Than Ever to Black Bears This Weekend

The Houston Zoo debuts its new bear habitat on Friday, August 31.

08/30/2018 By Alice Levitt

Naaaamaste 🐐

4 Things I Learned at Goat Yoga

Leave your Lululemon at home.

07/27/2018 By Abby Ledoux

News

How a Harvey Breakthrough Might Save Pets for Years to Come

A year ago, Houston pet owners risked it all to escape with the whole family during Harvey. Then a new kind of shelter came together to ensure pets and people could evacuate together.

07/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Hit The Road

These Are the Best Drive-Thru Safaris in Texas

They're cooler than the zoo, and cheaper than a trip to Africa.

07/11/2018 By Catherine Wendlandt

Pets in the City

5 Pet Instas You Should Be Following

These furry friends will make your feed exponentially cuter.

06/22/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas

Pets in the City

10 Pet Fashion Trends Every Animal Lover Needs to Know About

Who says humans are the only ones who can accessorize?

06/22/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Pets in the City

5 Apps That Make Pet Ownership Safer and Simpler

It takes a village—and technology—to raise a pet nowadays.

06/22/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas

Pets in the City

Try These 4 Tasty Treat Bakeries

Pets and people alike will enjoy them.

06/22/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Pets in the City

Boarding Your Dog? Here Are the Best Spots Based on Their Personality

Four highly rated options for your pooch.

06/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Pets in the City

The Pet Checklist: 7 Things To Do When Adopting Your New Best Friend

How to be a responsible pet parent.

06/22/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas

Furry Friends

Pets In the City: Your Guide to Life in Houston with Your Urban Animal

Here's how to take care of your furry friend in the Bayou City.

06/22/2018 By Houstonia Staff

Wildlife

It's National Endangered Species Day! Do You Know Houston's At-Risk Animals?

Get familiar with our endangered friends.

05/18/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

WAGS

Kara McCullers Talks Dog Rescue, Houston Hot Spots, and Her World Series-Winning Husband

The wife of the Astros pitcher tells Houstonia about her whirlwind year.

04/12/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Quack Attack

This Rare Duck Is Drawing Birders to the Katy Prairie

Behold the Eurasian Wigeon, a temporary Katy resident.

04/11/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Happy Voting Day!

Deer Semen Is Totally Funding Texas Political Campaigns

Big money from an unlikely source.

03/06/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

tête-à-teat

I Tried It: Milking a Goat

One Houstonia associate editor tests his milking mettle at the Rodeo's Celebrity Goat Milking Competition.

02/28/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Wildlife Wednesday

Watch Out: Portugese Man O' War Season Hits Galveston Beach

These venomous beauties are washing up on Texas beaches.

02/28/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Give 'em Grapes

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Feb. 23-25

Three days filled with bittersweet goodbyes, examinations of difficult history, and a sloth named Rudy.

02/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Woof

Pet Fashion Show Raises More Than $100,000 for Animals in Need

Interfaith Ministries' Best Friends Brunch benefited AniMeals on Wheels, which feeds homebound seniors' pets.

02/20/2018 By Abby Ledoux