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


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

  2. Cherrywood Coffee House


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


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

  9. Barkin' Creek Dog Kitchen & Bath - Lamar


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

  10. Barking Springs Dog Ranch


    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.