Spring Break will quickly be upon us. Do you have any plans, and will your dog be accompanying you? Whether you’re planning fun Spring Break activities or are looking for creative ways to spend the day with your dog, there are plenty of dog-friendly accommodations and activities to do right here in Austin.
The Groovy Dog Bakery is a unique shop designed with pampering your pet in mind. The bakery, in business for over a decade, offers hand-made gourmet dog treats and features over 40 recipes that your dog is sure to love. The Bakery offers Happy Barkday Cake, Puppy Ice Cream, and other treats, while also offering a large selection of toys and gifts.
Located in the Westgate Shopping Center at 4477 South Lamar Boulevard, the Groovy Dog Bakery is a great place to stop for a special treat for your dog.
Red Bud Isle
If you want to spend some time out in nature, there’s no better way to do it than by visiting Red Bud Isle. Red Bud Isle, located at 3401 Redbud Trail, is a peninsula that makes a popular swimming spot for dogs. Many owners let their dogs swim off-leash, and the shores also make a great place to launch your canoe or kayak. If you’re looking to beat the heat or play a game of water fetch, both you and your dog will appreciate a trip to Red Bud Isle.
Bed & Biscuit Austin
After your dog has had a great time swimming, bring him in to Bed and Biscuit Austin for a dog bath. We offer luxurious shampoos and conditioners that will have your pet looking and feeling great.
Hungry for lunch or a snack? Find Rudy’s BBQ at 11570 Research Boulevard and stock up on supplies and food. Rudy’s BBQ is a country store and barbeque eatery which welcomes dogs. Rudy’s features a mouthwatering menu of meats cooked over woodfired pits and dressed with Rudy’s special sauce. Both you and your dog will be sure to satisfy your appetites.
Looking for more than barbeque? Red’s Porch, located at 3508 S. Lamar Boulevard, offers a wide menu ranging from smoked chicken corn chowder to truffled taco salad to fried avocado.
Self-described as “Half Cajun, Half Tex-Mex, Half Southern,” Red’s Porch is sure to have something for everyone. The best part? The restaurant’s outdoor seating on the lower level is dog-friendly.
Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park
For a relaxing end to your day, head out to Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park. The park offers miles of biking and hiking trails, and its creek is a favorite swimming place for dogs. You’ll be sure to offer your dog plenty of exercise at this park located at 12138 N. Lamar Boulevard.
So, do you have some ideas for a great way to spend your next free day with your dog? What are some of your favorite dog-friendly attractions in Austin?