Houston Matters

Horse Neglect and Abuse: Still an Issue Inside a Sprawling Metropolis

Posted on · The Houston Police Department and the Houston Humane Society have been working to address incidents this year of neglect, abandonment, and abuse of horses in Greater Houston. We learn more from HPD Captain Larry Baimbridge and the Humane Society’s Monica Schmidt. (Above: A photo, taken by HPD Cpt. Larry Baimbridge, of a malnourished horse, nicknamed […]

Good, Bad and Ugly

Taxes, Confederate Symbols and Cat-Killing Vet: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · From Houstonians identifying solutions to traffic problems but not wanting to pay for them, to the UT Austin campus joining the growing cacophony in opposition to Confederate statues and symbols, to a Brenham veterinarian not facing charges after allegedly boasting on Facebook she shot a cat through the head with an arrow: we discuss The […]


Houston Dog Rescue Groups Band Together For Weekend Benefit

Posted on · It's a problem that seems to be getting worse in some of Houston's most historic neighborhoods. Abandoned and abused dogs run the streets of the Fifth Ward, the East End and in the so-called "Corridor of Cruelty" near 59 and Little York. Now three groups are banding together to raise money and increase awareness to try to stop the abuse.


Puppy Mill Bill In Effect

Posted on · A handful of Texas laws took effect Saturday. They range from new guidelines for childcare facilities, to new guidelines for bakers who work from home. One of the new guidelines has to do with puppy mills.