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Dog-Friendly Austin Texas

Sunday, September 15th, 2013

Texas State Capitol in Austin

Texas State Capitol in Austin

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.


San Antonio’s Hockey Game for Dogs

Friday, February 8th, 2013

You can take your dog to a San Antonio Rampage hockey game. On March 10th, at 4:30 pm is “Take Your Dog To The Game”. Lower level tickets are $15 for people and $5 for dogs. For more information, see this website. For additional questions, call Kyle Ecty at 210-444-5614 or email

Top 200 Places: Old City Park Dallas

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Old City Park
1717 Gano St.
Texas 75215

Dogs on leash are allowed in this Historic Village of Dallas. Take a step back in time to the 1860’s Living Farmstead. Farm life during the Civil War is displayed with buildings and people re-enacting scenes. The park is open every day from Tuesday through Saturday, except on some major holidays. Tickets can be purchased at the ticket office

Top 200 Places, with tens of thousands of places listed to take your dog to, will be releasing on it’s Dog News blog, Facebook page and on Twitter a list of 200 Top Places that you can take your dog in the U.S. and Canada. This list, while intended to highlight top places that are especially pet-friendly, is not designed to be the absolutely top 200 places that we could find, but a sampling of the top places so that all regions, types of attractions, hotels, B&Bs, vacation rentals, parks, beaches, shopping and more can be considered. No doubt each of you will find many other places not on this list or our full list of dog-friendly places at Please let us know about them by commenting on the blog or emailing us at You can also let us and our readers know if you agree or disagree with the selections, or your experiences there. Please keep in mind that places often change their policies regarding dogs and thus may have different policies at any time in the future.

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