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Houston with canine companions

May 1, 2006  Exploring Houston wonders with well-behaved dogs
4.0 of 5 stars based on 9 votes

Celebrate the city with your four-legged companions

  • Explore locations featured in this Trip List: Houston
  • Category: Perfect weekend
  • Traveler type: Culture, Sightseeing, Active/Outdoors, Repeat visitors, Theater, Beachgoers
  • Appeals to: Couples/romantics, Singles, Students, Budget travelers, Pet owners
  • Seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
  • 1. Ziggy's Healthy Grill
    http://blog.chron.com/apetschronicle/2011/09/paws-on-patios-success-zi...

    First Official Dog Friendly restaurant in houston

  • 2. Hugo's
    http://www.houstontx.gov/health/Food/Food_Establishments_with_Approved...

    delicious mexican food, high quality, good dogs on patio welcome

  • 3. Houston dog parks: lease free
    http://houstondogpark.org/

    Let your dog socialized with other dogs lease free in one of the many dog parks around houston. Remember to allows watch your dog and please refrain from using your cell phones.

  • 4. Miller Outdoor Theatre
    Miller Outdoor Theatre, Houston

    Bring some wine and water, and you and your dog will enjoy the fabulous performance for no fee. Remember to bring a blanket and a pillow

  • 5. Galveston & beaches of Texas: all beaches in Texas are open

    Keep your canine on a six foot or less leash, and enjoy long walks down the beach. Port Bolivar across the ferry has long stretches of deserted beaches for you and your dog to romp and roam.

  • 6. Buffalo Bayou Trail
    http://www.buffalobayou.org/SabineBagbyMap.htm

    The Buffalo Bayou Trail consists of a 2-mile trail on green space along the bayou that continues east to the Buffalo Bayou Heritage Corridor trails providing a scenic bayou trail from Shepherd, on the west . to the turning basin along the Ship Channel, on the east.

  • 7. Discovery Green Conservancy park
    http://www.discoverygreen.com/

    Downtown Houston: family park and free attraction with a long narrow dog park surrounded by metal fence. Looks nice but have not been with the dogs yet.

  • 8. Houston Arboretum and Nature Center
    Houston Arboretum & Nature Center, Houston

    Walk the trails with your dog on leash and enjoy the shade on hot texas days.

  • 9. Sam Houston Park
    Sam Houston Park, Houston

    19 acres next to the theatre district to walk you dogs plus connect to the new Buffalo Bayou trail. Nice new trail.

  • 10. Houston's Art Car parade
    http://www.orangeshow.org/artcar.html

    Bring your dog and chair, watch the crazy cars driving around Allen Parkway. We went last year and love it. The parade attracts tons of people so get there early and bring a comfortable chair.

  • 11. The dog bowl
    http://www.thedogbowl.com/

    The dog bowl is a place where dog & cat lovers and the pampered come to "sniff out" the best of the best in dog food, B.A.R.F., cat food, pet beds, dog dental care, pet first aid kits for travel, pet gifts, pet art

  • 12. Gone to the Dogs and Cats too

    Dog Boutique
    2421 San Felipe St
    Houston, Texas

  • 13. A Dog's Life Pet Salon
    http://www.adogslifepetsalon.com

    Salon and Boutique at 7812 Louetta Drive

  • 14. Lankford Grocery & Market
    http://houston.citysearch.com/profile/9842341/houston_tx/lankford_groc...

    Saturday morning stop with your dog for the best breakfast tacos. They will bring out water. One of my favorite local hideaway, well known for their burgers

  • 15. Rudyard's British Pud
    http://www.rudyards.com/

    Stop by for some live music with your canine. Good food and great company too

  • 16. Red Lion
    http://www.redlionhouston.com/

    British pub on Sheperd. Bring your dog on the porch patio by the fire pit for the best burgers and beer. Check out there daily specials.

  • 17. Little Woodrow's Bar in Midtown Houston
    http://www.littlewoodrows.com/locations_midtown.html

    Lots of outside table, Cool place to sit back with some friends and your dog while enjoying the game. Topnotch hangout for you and your well behaved, cool dog.

  • 18. Canyon Cafe
    Canyon Cafe, Houston

    They have a patio upstairs that looks over Post Oak and downtown houston. They do annual fundraisers to Houston Humane Society where you can get a special meal for your dog, while you enjoy their delicious mexican food. Go for the chips and stay for the margaritas.

  • 19. Bubba's Texas Burger Shack
    http://www.b4-u-eat.com/houston/restaurants/reviews/rsv0408.asp

    Casual and great buffalo or beef burgers-no catsup needed. Your family will love the burger, and they will sell you a Beef patty for $2 for your best canine. Two dogs approved and gave high paws to the burger (buffalo or beef). Sunday even has a brunch.

  • 20. CoCo's Crepes & Coffee
    http://houston.citysearch.com/profile/41849627/

    Outdoor sitting for you and your pet. Have a smoothie or coffee, and a crepe. Excellent.

  • 21. Indigo Houston at the Galleria
    Hotel Indigo Houston at the Galleria, Houston
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    Avg price: $208

    For $50 fee, stay by the galleria area with your (all sizes) dogs. Just a short walk to the wall of water fountain and the Galleria. They have dog bowls to borrow. Clean comfortable beds, spacious rooms, bring your own dog beds or buy one at the Galleria Mall.