Austin, TX has been named one of the most dog-friendly cities in the US. If you have ever been to Austin, then you will recall the multitudes of dogs on every sidewalk and a plethora of dog-friendly events and businesses. Named the largest no-kill city in America since 2011, places like Austin Pets Alive have a mission to make Austin a better place for pets.
Austin also has great dog-friendly events such as marathons and meetups. There are over 15 different dog related meetups some at bars and pubs and others at parks. Marathons such as the Puppy Love 5k or the Dog Out Loud Marathon help support the local dog community. There are also a lot of “Yappy Hours” around town which is a happy hour for your furry best friend.
Dog Friendly Place in Austin TX
With so many exciting places to experience and things to eat, a large city can be daunting, especially when you want to take your dog with you. Luckily a local Austin realtor, Pauly Presley Realty, put together a guide that even has a map to help you find the best dog-friendly places for you to visit.
Bangers is a locally owned restaurant and bar that hosts events to help raise money for pet shelters. They have a variety of house made sausages for you and your pet. With over 150 beers on tap and around 50 bottled beers, you’ll never run out of delicious beer options!
Dog-friendly bars? Yes, of course, Austin has them, there are even bars where your dog is welcome inside! The Dog House Drinkery is made especially for dog owners and dog lovers. This bar is also a dog park where you can feel comfortable with letting your dog roam around and play with fellow patrons. They even have dog watchers that will keep an eye on your dog so you can relax.
I Luv Video is an iconic Austin shop. This video rental store isn’t like anything you’ve ever seen, with thousands and thousands of videos to choose from you will never get bored of this unique store. They even have Free Beer Tuesdays where you can come in, hang out and have a cold beer on the house while you look for the perfect movie. The best part about I Luv Video is that you can bring in your dog to help you search through the maze of aisles.
Red Bud Isle is a local favorite, this little island in the middle of the Colorado River is an off-leash dog park heaven. There are always friendly dogs and owners hanging out and having a great time. During summer months, this is a great place to stop by and cool off your dog.
Woofs for dog friendly Austin TX. If you visit these dog friendly places, let us know.
Bella, Roxy & Dui says
We’d love to go there! But alas, it won’t happen.
easy rider says
oh I would love to pick the videos for my staff… I would pick best in show immediately, so they have to be quick with drinking their beer :lo)
Casey the Boxer says
Austin’s just a few hours down the road from us. We need a road trip!
M. K. Clinton says
Austin is a destination vacation that we hope to take with the boys. Thanks for the info!
My peeps would love to visit Austin, TX!!
In fact they’d like to really visit TX. They have only been in the airport there. MOL MOL
Hugs madi your bfff
Ann Staub says
I remember there was an I Luv Video store near my house in Austin when I was a kid. I didn’t know they were still around!
Dory's Backyard says
We soooooo miss Austin!!