The South Congress neighborhood of Austin is a wonderful area to settle in, especially if you have a four-legged friend to keep you company. We’re sure you can’t wait to smell Hill County Barbecue, rock out to internationally famous bands and future stars, and enjoy all that makes our town weird, wild, and wonderful, but there are plenty of nearby amenities that you can enjoy with your pet as well.
Below, you’ll find a quick taste of pet friendly things to do in Austin:
Norwood Estate Dog Park — Minutes from The District at Soco, this fenced-in Austin dog park is full of laid-back regulars and plenty of ways for Fido to have fun.
Austin Dog Walking & Petsitting Services
Working late? Going away for a few days? Check out the tender loving professionals at the Austin Pet Sitters Organization. This professional association will help you find a reliable, insured pet sitter; members are backed by its code of ethics and committed to continuing pet care education.
Austin Pet Love — Their motto is ‘we love them when you have to leave them,’ and that’s what you want, right? Cats, dogs, birds, fish — these guys and gals are committed to keeping your pet fed, exercised, and happy. After all, missing you is hard work!
Veterinarians Near South Congress, Austin
South Congress Veterinary Clinic — Here, all your pet’s health needs can be taken care of right around the corner from The District at SoCo. Regulars — and there are plenty of them — call the docs here smart, patient, and compassionate.
Capital Veterinary Clinic — Affordable care by experts who treat animals with the same respect as people. What more could you ask for?
Dog Friendly Bars & Restaurants
Austin might lead the country in dog-friendly bars and restaurants; from dives and burger joints to wine bars and date night destinations, Fido is welcome all over town. The Austin American-Statesman has compiled what they think is a comprehensive list of dog friendly restaurants. Check some out, and let them know if you have new names for the list.
Sir Fur offers mobile pet grooming. Yes, no more bundling Fido or Mittens into a blanket or crate; Sir Fur will come to you. Hairdressers should offer such service, eh? Locals love ’em, and Sir Fur’s local is a yellow dog driving a truck with a stylized mod logo. Pretty hard to resist.
Austin Pet Stores
Tomlinson’s — If you have a pet in Austin, look no further. Tomlinson’s has offered top-quality, ‘smarter’ pet products for decades, and their nine area locations are beloved by generations of pets and pet owners.
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