Best Friends Equips Houston Fire Station With Pet Masks

   Houston pets can now breathe easier! It took two years and more than $7,000, but all of Houston’s fire stations are finally equipped with pet oxygen masks, thanks to the generosity of Houston pet lovers and Best Friends Cause for Paws Pet Oxygen Masks campaign. In total, more than 130 sets of the life […]

Take A Hill Country Vacation With Your Pet

Take a vacation with your pet at Abundance Retreat in Wimberly, Texas…the Hill Country!

Americana Alpacas Open House Coming Soon

Are you curious about alpacas? These gentle, beautiful animals are great to own as pets, to make money in the Alpaca industry or simply to visit and “mingle” with the herd. Americana Alpacas in White Hall, Texas (just outside Navasota), is hosting their annual Open House on November 29th from 10am to 3pm. You can […]

Bark Busters Promotes Older Pet Adoption

Houston Humane Society and Bark Busters Home Dog Training are teaming up to promote the adoption of the HHS’ larger more “mature” four-legged friends.

Houstonian Wins Purina Contest

A hometown Houston gal, Kate Smargiasso, recently took the grand prize in a national contest sponsored by Purina. The photo-essay contest celebrates how profoundly pets and people make life better together.
The “Four Plus Two: Tales for the pet lover’s heart” contest called on pet owners to share how companion animals enhance their lives. Kate shared the story of her love for her rescued Itailian Greyhound, Reznor, and how he has impacted her life.

Photo by Evin Thayer. Look for Kate & Reznor in our December issue!

A Mural for Change in Montgomery County Animal Shelter

Recently the Montgomery County Animal Shelter on SH 242 at the north end of The Woodlands began a major upgrade and expansion of its facility. Included in this project is a revamping of the shelter’s Low-cost Spay/Neuter Clinic.
Local non-profit, The Woodlands Dog Park Club, a long time supporter of the shelter’s no-kill initiatives, held a fundraiser to raise money to assist with improvements at the clinic. Hometown Hounds & Cool Cats offered the public a chance to have their pets’ likeness painted on a large dog park mural in the clinic’s new lobby. Nationally renowned, New Orleans artist, Jim Tweedy, painted the animals’ likenesses and noted Conroe artist, Joe Kolb, painted the backdrop.

New Pet Businesses Open In Houston!

What recession? We are rockin’ here in the Bayou City!! New businesses are popping up and there are plenty of new ventures in the pet care industry. In December, A Tail and 4 Legs will open its doors at 4241 Dowling and will offer boarding for ALL creatures…from dogs to cats to birds to rabbits […]

Dock Dogs Make A Splash At Discovery Green Park

Dock Dogs rocked the park with their jumping, leaping and fetching.

Chloe Dao & Brett Chisholm Calendar Benefitting SNAP

Get the new snap calendar featuring Chloe Dao and Brett Chisholm.

Lost Houston Dogs Found At Shelter But Owner Cannot Claim Them – Please Microchip Your Pets!

This story was aired this week by Channel 13. It’s quite sad for the owner and we hope our community can find a way to help this pet owner get her dogs back. Please be sure to Microchip your pets because it’s the only way to ensure your pets would be returned to you from […]