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

Wildlife Wednesday

Frigid Weather Threatened Thousands of Our State's Sea Turtles, But These Texans Saved Them

The Texas State Aquarium has rescued more than 1,000 freezing turtles since December.

02/07/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Fitness Friday

Meet the Houston Yogis Saving the Elephants, One 'Om' at a Time

If you're looking for a sweat session you can feel good about, the search is over.

02/02/2018 By Alexis Vargas

Ice House

Meet the Cats of Discovery Green

June and Mars are the downtown park's furry protectors.

01/30/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Winter Is For the Birds. Specifically, Purple Martins.

When they arrive this month, the North American swallow needs to be cared for by Houston "landlords."

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Best Places to Work 2017

Working Like a Dog (Or Cat): Our Favorite Office Pets in 2017

Furry pals make going to work better.

12/04/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Go Wild

Feast With the Beasts Is More Fun Than You Knew

Eating a bundt cake while meeting a sloth? Heaven.

11/06/2017 Videography by Alice Levitt

Ice House

Where Do Animals Go During a Hurricane?

Harvey left us wondering: do critters hunker down during natural disasters?

10/30/2017 By Morgan Kinney