Best Friends events in Houston

Get involved and help save dogs’ and cats’ lives. Join Best Friends in Houston at one of these fun pet events - and perhaps add a new best friend to your family by adopting one of our available cats or dogs.

Friday, November 16
Frostival @ Discovery Green
6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Best Friends will have some our adoptable Kittens in sweaters looking for cuddles and snuggles as Discovery Green kicks off its winter season with Frostival, an annual park-wide celebration featuring ice carving by Reverend Butter and DLG Ice Factory, ice photo opps, interactive ice sculptures and more.
Admission is free; skating fees apply.

Sunday, November 18
Give Thanks for the Animals
Time: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Axelrad 1517 Alabama
Kick off the season of giving with Best Friends at our first annual Give Thanks for the Animals, meet adoptable kittens and dogs and give back to Houston animals in need by kindly donating an item in need for pets. Axelrad has partnered up with Real Ale for Helping Hans. For every pint purchased of the Real Ale Hans Pilsner, $1 will be donated to Best Friends during the event!

Saturday, December 1
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Natural Paws (Heights) 514 W. 19th Street
Come meet some of our furry adoptable kittens and dogs looking for furrever homes and families.

Saturday, December 1
6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Howliday Dog Party
Blue Field Market

Sunday, December 2
12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Funky & Ugly Christmas Sweater Market

Sunday, December 2
Yoga with Kittens 12-1 p.m. at Yogaleena Yoga Studio
Join us on Sunday, December 2, for a special all-levels yoga practice with tiny furry friends looking for forever homes. Come with a smile and an eagerness for adorable fun as we playfully flow through a light practice to feline-inspired tunes.

The Best Friends organization in Houston will be bringing 8-10 sweet kittens to engage with during and after class. All kittens will be adoption ready and looking for new homes to give them love.

Tuesday, December 4
Details coming soon!
Paint Your Pet Party
Painting with a Twist is partnering with Best Friends Houston to raise money to help Houston Animals in need. Paint your pet with friends, family and yummy bites and spirits! Adoptable Kittens and dogs will also be at the party to help keep the art flowing!

Monday, January 14
Paws for a Cause
Chuy's (River Oaks - Westheimer)