Dog Friendly Austin: The Solution to Summer Dog Walking
Too Hot for Dog Walking in Austin? Look, I know…I know. We live in Texas. It’s summer. And this summer - in particular - is painful. We’ve already had some of the hottest days on record. It’s so hot that I’m getting calls from the City of Austin warning me to stay indoors. Cooling centers have been set up all over for desperate citizens who need to escape the blistering heat. These are definitely not dog friendly days. And the sizzling sidewalks mean it’s not safe for your mi
Dog Parks: Are They Safe for Your Dog?
Is It Okay to Bring My Dog to a Dog park? Dog parks in Austin - and everywhere - have exploded over the last decade. They used to be a neighborhood novelty. But as of 2015, 1200 dog parks are estimated to be operating in the United States. They create a great option for people who live in apartments, people who want to meet other dog owners, or those who just want to look at their phone while Fido gets the wiggles out. And it can be really fun - sometimes. But as much as dog