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Real Estate, Immigration, Pet Care, and Deflategate: Houston Matters for Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

Posted on · As discussed previously on this program, the Urban Land Institute and Price Waterhouse Cooper’s “Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2015” report suggests Houston is the country’s number one “market to watch” this year. So, Houston Matters will do just that, periodically, throughout 2015. It’s been a seller’s market in real estate here in Houston for some time […]

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More Houstonian Pet Peeves, Pet Care, and Sports Monday: Houston Matters for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

Posted on · Every few months, we give you the opportunity to vent. It could be something about Houston, like the traffic or the weather. It could be something about your life. It could be something you just wished was a little bit different. It’s your pet peeve, that one thing that sticks in your craw, that you […]

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Adjusting to Cold Weather, Constant Meowing, and a Dog Reverse Sneezing: Your Pet Care Questions Answered

Posted on · From helping your pets adjust to the cold weather, to stopping a constantly meowing cat, and from what age to stop vaccinating pets to helping a Dachshund suffering from a “reverse sneeze” — veterinarian Dr. Lori Teller from the Meyerland Animal Clinic answers your questions about the care and feeding of your beloved pets.

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Texting While Driving, Pet Care, and Sports Monday: Houston Matters for Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

Posted on · The start of the next legislative session in Austin is still a couple of months away, but state lawmakers are already beginning to file bills. Among them: State Representative Tom Craddick, who has once again filed a measure calling for a texting-while-driving ban. It’s similar to a bill passed in 2011, which Gov. Perry vetoed. […]

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Why Is My Dog Licking the Floor? And When Should You Euthanize an Ailing Pet? Your Pet Care Questions Answered

Posted on · As we do periodically, we bring in veterinarian Dr. Lori Teller of the Meyerland Animal Clinic to answer your questions about the health of your beloved dogs and cats. On this edition, Dr. Teller answers questions that include: why a dog might lick the floor, whether marijuana products for pets are safe, and how to know when to […]

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More Pet Peeves, Pet Care, and Sports Monday: Houston Matters for Monday, September 15, 2014

Posted on · Every few months or so, we like to give you the opportunity to vent. It could be something about Houston, like the traffic or the weather. It could be something about your life. It could be something you just wished was a little bit different. It’s your pet peeve, that one thing that sticks in […]

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Sidewalks, Dogs and Cats, and Sports Monday: Houston Matters for Monday, July 21, 2014

Posted on · Montrose residents are petitioning the city to address that neighborhood’s deteriorating sidewalks. The Montrose Sidewalk Coalition says cracked sidewalks pose a danger – they’d like the city to offer a plan to the public to address the state of their sidewalks and ensure safety and access. There’s just one problem: according to city law, property […]

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More Houstonian Pet Peeves, Dogs and Cats, and Sports Monday: Houston Matters for Monday, June 16, 2014

Posted on · Every few months or so, we like to give you the opportunity to vent. It could be something about Houston, like the traffic or the weather. It could be something about your life. It could be something you just wished was a little bit different. It’s your pet peeve, that one thing that sticks in your […]

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Paying for College, Pet Care and Sports Monday: Houston Matters for Monday, May 19, 2014

Posted on · Tuition, room and board, supplies – the cost of attending college adds up quickly. In a recent survey, The College Board placed the average cost of attending a public in-state university this past academic year at a little over $18,000. The cost of attending a private college averaged nearly $41,000. A lot of families can’t […]

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Protecting Your Pets from Ticks and Answers to All Your Pet Questions

Posted on · Once again, Houston Matters goes to the dogs…and cats. Today, we focus on a new tick season that is about to kick into high gear with the heat coming right around the corner. We also look at why many people feed their animals better food than themselves, but is it the right food? To help […]

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What’s Being Done to Deal with Houston’s Stray Animal Problem?

Posted on · On Wednesday, the Houston City Council passed an animal control measure by a 15 to 1 vote (with one council member absent). The measure sets into motion policy changes designed to help Houston’s Bureau of Animal Regulation and Care (BARC) better address our ongoing challenges with dangerous animals. Currently, the department doesn’t have enough officers or resources to keep the […]