Pets in the City

4 Pawsome Breed-Specific Dog Rescue Organizations in Houston

Adopt, don't shop—and find your perfect pup.

06/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Pets in the City

Meet the Man Behind El Gato Coffeehouse's Elaborate Cat Bridges

You, too, can catify your house.

06/22/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

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

Pets in the City

The Strange Joys of Living With Dogs in the Bayou City

Cities can be lonely places, but it’s hard to feel truly alone when you’re striding through Houston with your dogs.

06/22/2018 By Dianna Wray

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

Editor's Note

Introducing Our Guest Pawlumnist, Frankie

What is it like being a dog in Houston? Awesome.

06/22/2018 By Catherine Matusow

Doggos

Dogs And Their Humans Take To The Streets in EaDo on June 22

New festival, Turn Up With Your Pup, raises money for Houston's homeless pets.

06/18/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Dog Things

Great News, Pups: Johnny Steele Dog Park Is Open Again!

Attention all dogs: It's playtime.

06/11/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Very Bad Things

Another United Flight Out of Houston Just Killed a Dog

A passenger's puppy died after she was ordered to stow it in an overhead bin.

03/14/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

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

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

H-Town Diary

How My Dog Helped Me Make Friends in Houston

Getting a golden retriever made moving to the Bayou City a little easier.

12/04/2017 By Laura Furr Mericas

SUPER COLLIES

How Will You Celebrate Howl-O-Ween?

Canada’s Super Collies will grace Houston dog lovers with their presence this weekend.

10/19/2017 By Laura Furr Mericas

Breaking News

Nothing to See Here, Just Some Sexy Male Dancers Holding Kittens

The Thunder from Down Under stopped by the Houston Humane Society, with adorable results.

09/19/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

#HarveyHmag

Operation Reunite Is Bringing Pets, Fosters and Families Together After Harvey

How a Texas-wide organization is linking up pets with vets in the wake of Harvey

09/12/2017 By Laura Furr Mericas

Who's a Good Boy?

6 Tips for Safer Pet Sitting

Or, how not to let your in-laws' 107-pound yellow Lab get so overheated you have to make a trip to the vet.

08/10/2017 By Jason Bargas

Fitness Friday

Meet the Farm Girl Behind Houston's First Goat Yoga Classes

A truly Texan yoga class, says Rachel Henson, "is totally what we're going for."

07/28/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

Dog Shows Offer a Chance to Rescue Pure-Bred Pups, Not Just Admire Them

The 40th annual Houston World Series of Dog Shows allows potential pup owners to get to know the breeds before adopting.

06/22/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Cat-feine

First Bite: El Gato Cat Café and Cat Cottage

Unlimited coffee, scary movie nights, and other compelling reasons to visit the city's first cat café.

06/12/2017 By Cara Maines