Dog-Friendly Austin Texas
Austin Texas is a rapidly growing city of 735,000 people. The capital of the State of Texas, and home to tthe main campus of the University of Texas, the region has become perhaps the nation’s high tech center outside of Silicon Valley and San Francisco. Austin is one of the most dog-friendly cities in the United States. It was the first Texas city to pass a local ordinance clearly allowing dogs to accompany people to patio restaurants. It has many off-leash dog parks and areas to walk dogs. Austin has led Texas in dog-friendliness to residents and visitors and is very welcoming to dogs.