The Woodlands Dog Park Club ‘Treesure’ Hunt To Benefit Homeless Animals

The Woodlands Dog Park Club’s 2nd Annual Festival of Trees & ‘Treesure’ Hunt Benefiting Homeless Animals Beginning November 19th and running through December 13th, TWDPC wants folks to keep an eye out for several beautifully decorated trees, on display at nine area businesses. The trees have been lovingly and creatively decorated by various individuals and […]

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 […]

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.