Pet-Friendly Experiences

When it comes to dog-friendly experiences in and around the city, there is no shortage of fun and adventurous options. Whether it’s the neighborhood dog park to play fetch, or the dog-friendly restaurants, pools, boutiques, we’ve rounded up a number of options to prioritize your pet’s experiential side.

  1. Rowing Dock

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    Paddleboarding: An afternoon paddleboarding on Lady Bird Lake can be zen for you and your furry friends, like Plato, pictured

  2. Cherrywood Coffee House

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    Coffee Shop: Humans and canines alike can catch up with friends while hanging out on Cherrywood Coffeehouse's expansive dog-friends patio.

  3. Kriser's Natural Pet

    Dog Treats: They curate quality dog food products + have fun celebratory ‘bakery’ goods like dog-friendly cupcakes and cannolis.

  4. TRACE

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    Yappy Hour: Tuesdays 4-7pm dogs receive a cup of Fido Ice Cream (peanut butter, yogurt, blueberries & bananas) complimentary with a cocktail purchase made by their human.

  5. Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden

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    Restaurant: Banger's has an area where dogs can frolick off-leash and their menu includes the Woofwurst, a sausage made specifically for canine patrons!

  6. Archer Hotel Austin

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    Hotel: The Archer Hotel caters to canines with dog treats at check-in and stocked in rooms, dog bowls and room to roam

  7. Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming Austin

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    Two-fer: We dare you to drop your dog off for grooming and leave without a bakery treat that looks good enough for humans to eat.

  8. Red Bud Isle

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    Thirteen acres of doggie heaven with nature trails and plenty of swimming.

  9. Barkin' Creek Dog Kitchen & Bath - Lamar

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    Food: Homemade dog food cooked in-house with locally-sourced ingredients for the pickiest pooches.

  10. Barking Springs Dog Ranch

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    Boarding: Whether need your dog looked after for a day or boarded for longer, they'll get their own vacation on the ranch's play yards and individual sleeping room.