Dog Friendly Austin, TX

Need help deciding where to stay, play, or eat with your dog in Austin, TX? Get the scoop on our favorite pet friendly hotels, restaurants, and activities in Austin, TX below! Or give us a call at (877) 411-3436 to book your dog-friendly vacation in Austin, TX now.

Hotels

Need to find a place to stay with Fido in Austin, TX? No problem. There are 110 pet friendly hotels in Austin, TX. You'll find information on all the most popular pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds in Austin, TX below.

Staybridge Suites Austin Arboretum

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The Staybridge Suites Austin Arboretum Hotel is near the upscale Arboretum Area of NW Austin. Our NW Austin all-suites hotel is nestled in the foothills of the lush hill country setting that Austin is well known for. Staybridge Suites is within 2 blocks of the Arboretum Mall for fine dining and outdoor shopping. We are within 2 blocks of the new Domain Mall, where guests can stroll through the luxurious shops and fine eateries. Staybridge Suites is a prime location, only 9 miles from the University of Texas at Austin (UT).

Modern Guest House

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This pet-friendly Airbnb rental in Austin can comfortably accommodate four people in two bedrooms and one bathroom. There is one queen bed and one full-size pullout couch and guests will have access to the entire house during their stay. Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, WiFi, wood-burning fireplace, covered rooftop deck, and a large fenced yard perfect for dogs. The home is within walking distance to many dog-friendly restaurants, including Haymaker, El Chilito, and School House Pub, and is only five minutes from downtown Austin. Please note that there is a $75 cleaning fee and all rentals require a $150 refundable security deposit.

Restaurants

Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 166 dog friendly restaurants in Austin, TX! A handful of our favorite sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, bars, and other eateries in Austin, TX that welcome Fido to join at an outdoor table are listed below. Bon appetit!

Activities

Get out and play! There are 34 dog friendly activities in Austin, TX. You'll find information on our favorite dog parks, beaches, hiking trails, tours, stores, and lots of other "animal attractions" below.

Red Bud Isle

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Surrounded by water on three sides, this peninsula provides a great place for pooches to socialize, swim, frolic and wear themselves down. Parking is at a premium, so bring your smaller vehicle. It's advised to bring a towel and some clothes you don't mind getting muddy too.

Emma Long Metropolitan Park

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Your pet will love to explore the beautiful trail with gorgeous views of Lake Austin in this park. Pets must be leashed in all areas of the park.

The Domain

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Bring Fido along to The Domain for a shopping spree. Situated in a beautiful park-like setting, The Domain features high-end boutiques such as Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauren, David Yurman, and Tiffany & Co. Neiman Marcus, Macy's, Dillard's, and Dick's Sporting Goods can be found anchoring this development. With the exception of a few stores, most retailers welcome your pup with a water bowl, and some even offer a treat!

Laguna Gloria

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The lovely grounds of this beautiful museum are a great place to explore with your leashed pet. Features include clover fields ,lake, sculpture garden and extensive trails.

Zilker Botanical Gardens

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This botanical garden is packed with rare and unusual plants, and includes various themed areas you'll love to explore with your leashed pet.

Events

When you want to really spoil your dog, or just meet other dog owners in Austin, TX who are as crazy about their pets are you are, there's no better place to bring Fido than a dog event. You'll find information on some of our favorite annual dog events in Austin, TX below.

Services

When traveling with dogs, one thing is certain. Poop happens. Luckily, there are 74 pet services in Austin, TX that can help you out with poop bags (or anything else you may need). You'll find information on the most popular pet stores, pet sitters, trainers, groomers, and other pet businesses in Austin, TX below.

PETCO Austin/Lakeline

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PETCO is a leading retailer of premium pet food and supplies with more than 850 stores in 49 states. At this location, you'll find more than 10,000 high-quality pet products, as well as professional dog training, pet photography, and a full-service grooming salon.

Rover.com Austin Dog Sitters

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Need to attend an important business meeting, go to a wedding, or even just have a romantic dinner without Fido when you're in Austin? If your plans will require you to be apart for a few hours, but you don't want to leave Fido unattended in the hotel room, our partners at Rover.com can help! They have dozens of responsible dog sitters in Austin who can visit your dog in the hotel room, take him for a walk, or even watch him overnight in their own home, if needed. Prices vary by sitter, but generally start at $15/night. You can find the perfect dog sitter for your pooch by browsing local profiles on Rover.com and reading the reviews left by other dog owners. Some of the sitters have even pledged to donate a portion of their fee to help save homeless pets!

Banfield Pet Hospital – Austin NE

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Conveniently located inside Petsmart, Banfield Pet Hospital offers superior medical care for pets. At the present time, they're considered one of the leading pet hospitals in the United States with more than 700 locations nationwide. Visit Banfield today and your pet will be 'treated like family' by the veterinarian and entire staff.

Camp Bow Wow Austin

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Offering Austin dog daycare and boarding. We separate the dogs into our indoor / outdoor play yards based on their size, temperament and play style where they socialize and play with other dogs all day long. We keep a high staff to dog ratio and our camp counselors are certified in dog behavior and pet first aid. Boarding dogs participate in our dog daycare program at no additional charge and are only in their spacious cabins for meals and bedtime. Watch your dog play on our camper cams. Stop by anytime for a tour, we’re sure you’ll love what you see!

Midtown Groom & Board

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Midtown Grooming is Austin's own full-service professional pet grooming salon. They specialize in everything from standard breed grooms, hand scissoring and hand stripping, to funky "Only in Austin" requests. Whether it is a classic groom or a mohawk, each animal receives undivided, gentle attention for a truly polished pet. They provide grooming services for both dogs and cats. They also offer lux boarding, the most dig-able doggie daycare, retail and more!

PetSmart Training

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PetSmart's accredited pet training instructors can help you achieve positive, consistent behavior from Fido. Classes are available for Puppies, Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced dogs. Click-A-Trick, Private Education, and Personal Training Camp may also be available. Visit your local PetSmart for more information on class times and prices.

Groovy Dog Bakery

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Groovy Dog Bakery is a Bakery & Boutique for your favorite four-legged friends. They hand-make gourmet treats on-site with all natural, human-grade ingredients. Visit them for a Happy Barkday Cake, Puppy Ice Cream or to shop their boutique and check out their assortment of holistic dog & cat foods.

Traveler Photos

Want to feature your creature? Upload a photo of your pet at Austin below! You can also share by using the hashtag #bringfido on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest.

Sherri
Submitted Mar 24, 2017
Sherri
Submitted Mar 24, 2017

Scrappy-Doo

This photo was taken at Austin in Austin, TX, US. Too cool for school.

Yvonne STL
Submitted Feb 17, 2017
Yvonne STL
Submitted Feb 17, 2017

View from the penthouse

This photo was taken at Doubletree by Hilton Austin in Austin, TX, US. Charlotte, my cavalier, enjoyed the view from the penthouse.

Anonymous
Submitted Feb 17, 2017
Anonymous
Submitted Feb 17, 2017

View from the penthouse

This photo was taken at Doubletree by Hilton Austin in Austin, TX, US. Charlotte, my cavalier, enjoyed the view from the penthouse.

Sur
Submitted Feb 15, 2017
Sur
Submitted Feb 15, 2017

Willie enjoyed the walk along the lake

This photo was taken at Lady Bird Lake in Austin, TX, US. There are lots of things for people to see and it is a very long walk.

Anonymous
Submitted Jan 27, 2017
Anonymous
Submitted Jan 27, 2017

The rules

This photo was taken at West Austin Dog Park in Austin, TX, US. These are the park rules

Anonymous
Submitted Jan 27, 2017
Anonymous
Submitted Jan 27, 2017

Hours

This photo was taken at West Austin Dog Park in Austin, TX, US. These are the park hours

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Submitted Jan 27, 2017
Anonymous
Submitted Jan 27, 2017

The park

This photo was taken at West Austin Dog Park in Austin, TX, US. The park