Move-Furs & Shakers: Austin Hotspots For The Pampered Pooch

It’s a dog’s life around these parts and in this article Sir explores some of the coolest hangouts for the pampered pooch. We take a look at the best bars that have dog parks or are known to be dog friendly. If you know Sir then you’ll know his passion for our furry four-legged friends and also becoming the most pet-friendly moving company in Austin. Be sure to chauffeur your little guy or gal to one of these places and watch their status in the Austin dog park scene skyrocket!

Dog House Drinkery


Dog House Drinkery is a popular downtown Austin bar where dogs are always welcome. The main area within the facility is a fenced off no leash area with awesome lighting, shades and a crushed granite floor. The bar is easily accessible from here and is the main area to hang with your friend. Dog House also has a 10,000 sq. feet off-leash area at the front of the bar which is used for dog training, adoptions and even holds birthday puppy parties. There are many areas within the bar for guests to hang out with their dogs.

Yard Bar


Yard bar is one North Austin place where you can have a great beer or cocktail in Austin without worrying about having someone babysit your dog. Yard Bar loves all dogs and welcomes them to their facility. Day passes for dogs cost only $5.50 per dog. Pet owners can sign up for monthly or annual memberships as well. There is a nice and quiet dining area at Yard Bar where you can choose from fresh salads, burgers and Antonelli’s cheese. The craft beer selection is among the finest you’ll find in Austin.

Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden


Banger’s Sausage House & Beer is a great place to hang out with your dog downtown, have a great drink and share a wonderful dinner with friends. This is a good, old fashioned place with a relaxed and laid back atmosphere. You can choose from homemade sausage, beef jerky, pig roast and pickled vegetables among the many menu options. This is a great place for a nice Sunday brunch with the family, with your best friend in tow. The food is gets rave reviews online and that makes it worth the price of admission by itself!

Moontower Saloon


Moontower Saloon in South Austin is a relaxed, laid back neighborhood bar you can take your dog to. There is a pleasant ambience judging by the pictures online and you can enjoy your drink in the company of friends, with your dog nearby and listen to some awesome music. There is a nice little lawn within the saloon where you can play with your dog and have it jumping all over you with joy.

Hops & Grain


Hops and Grain is a quiet neighborhood brewery that is super pet-friendly. They serve high quality Craft beer and have a wine tasting room. They’re not only OK with you bringing you four legged buddy along, they encourage it and have proper facilities to keep them busy while you get busy drinking! This place usually draws a large crowd so make sure your pet can handle the hub-bub.