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GOT AUSTIN: It's A Dog's Life

Our four-legged family members are important too and there is a multitude of fun Austin activities for them to do, along with endless ways to pamper man’s best friend.

It's A Dog's Life



Auditorium Shores – Pets love to run and play off-leash at this park, a great place for a game of fetch or Frisbee.  800 West Riverside Drive

Norwood Estate & Off-Leash Area – This dog park offers a double gate, separate area for small dogs, and a large, shaded main area for dogs of all sizes.  1009 Edgecliff Terrace

Red Bud Isle – Surrounded by water on three sides, this peninsula provides a great place for pooches to socialize, swim and wear themselves out.  3401 Redbud Trail

Shoal Creek Greenbelt – Let your pet get a bit of off-leash exercise in this designated area between 24th and 29th streets at the north end of Pease Park.  2600-2799 Lamar Boulevard

Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park – A one-acre dog park with separate areas for small and large dogs. Leashed dogs are welcome throughout the rest of the park, as well.  12138 North Lamar Boulevard

West Austin Park – There’s a great social scene at this fenced, off-leash dog park, for both pets and their owners.  1317 West 10th Street

Dog by water
Dog with a party hat
It's A Dog's Life



Bark ‘n Purr: Hollywood Feed – A natural and holistic pet store that focuses on improving the lives of pets everywhere.  4604 Burnet Road | 512.452.3883

Lofty Dog – Offers only the highest quality dog food, cat food, toys, treats, supplements and more.  9999 Manchaca Road | 512.291.9232

P & F Pet Provisions – The pet specialty store of your dreams with 8,000 square feet and only the best for your fur friends!  7816 Burnet Road | 512.956.9000

Tomlinson’s Feed & Pets – Locally-owned and operated, Tomlinson’s Feed is one of Austin’s favorite pet supply store.  Various Locations Througout Austin

Woof Gang Bakery – Your neighborhood pet store for food, pet supplies and professional pet grooming.  701 South Capital of Texas Highway | 512.329.9663

It's A Dog's Life



Austin Terrier – A kid- and dog-friendly vibe anchors this modern cafe serving craft beers and specialty pizzas.  3435 Greystone Drive | 512.369.3751

Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden – Have sausages and beers on tap while enjoying their outdoor beer garden. Be sure to treat Fido to  a “Woof Wurst”!  79 Rainey Street | 512.386.1656

Cedar Door – A pub menu with all-natural meats, a large beer selection and a large pet-friendly deck.  201 Brazos Street | 512.473.3712

Contigo – Farm-fresh Texas fare meets seasonal cocktails and beer, plus a large all-weather patio for you and your fur baby.  2027 Anchor Lane | 512.614.2260

Easy Tiger – Hip hangout with both a bakery/cafe and a creekside beer garden that is pet-friendly.  709 East Sixth Street | 512.614.4972

Dog-friendly bar
Dog-friendly bar
It's A Dog's Life



June’s All Day – Chic option for inventive New American fare, cocktails, beer and wine in a bright space with a dog-approved patio.  1722 South Congress Avenue | 512.416.1722

La Condesa – Offering authentic Mexican cuisine such as ceviche, taquitos, and wood fired entrees on their dog-friendly patio.  400 West Second Street | 512.499.0300

Perla’s Seafood & Oyster Bar – Fish, oysters and surf ‘n’ turf are dished at this laid-back spot with a shaded patio perfect for you and Fido.  1400 South Congress Avenue | 512.291.7300

Ski Shores – Casual Lake Austin hangout offering burgers, tacos and other pub fare on their pet-friendly patio.  2905 Pearce Road | 512.394.7511

Yard Bar – Austin’s first restaurant, bar and dog park. Yard Bar features a dog menu in addition to a people menu.  6700 Burnet Road | 512.900.3773

It's A Dog's Life



Austin Dogtown – A new breed of dog grooming for your furry friends in South Austin.  537 Woodward Street | 512.535.4244

Dirty Dog – Offers the option of a self serve dog wash as well as full service grooming services.  Various Locations Throughout Austin

Midtown Groom and Board – A premiere open play boarding and daycare facility and full service professional pet grooming salon.  1207 Baylor Street | 512.477.8079

West End Grooming – In service to the dogs of Austin for over two decades. Their goal is to enhance the health and appiness of each pet.  3405 Guadalupe Street | 512.451.5005

Wet dog
Scruffy dog
It's A Dog's Life



Austin Dogtown – This South Austin doggie daycare gives dogs a chance to be part of a “pack” in a safe, monitored environment.  537 Woodward Street | 512.535.4244

Barking Hound Village – The ultimate Texas luxury dog hotel offering dog daycare and boarding.  412 Josephine Street | 512.477.3647

Bed & Biscuit – Offers dog boarding, training and dog daycare services to pet owners in Austin and the surrounding areas.  6004 City Park Road | 512.343.0723

Camp 4 Paws – One of Austin’s premier custom built dog day care, boarding and pet boutique!  4800 Burnet Road | 512.300.2267

Taurus Academy – Doggy daycare with a focus on behavior and socialization that offers a way to play that improves your dog behavior with both dogs and people.  Various Locations Throughout Austin