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Our Visit to the #GetYourLicksonRoute66 Tour!

Barli and Tiki enjoyed a fun outing earlier this week: a visit to the Austin stop of FIDO Friendly’s Get Your Licks on Route 66 adoption tour! As you know, for the past several years we’ve written the “Bowser on a Budget” column for FIDO Friendly so it was extra fun to welcome publisher Susan …

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Austin Celebrates Mardi Paws!

Earlier this year, we told you about 15 Mardi Gras dog parades that help pups in need. We included one event that’s local to us: Grocery Pup‘s first annual Mardi Paws, and today we wanted to share some fun photos and special details about this inaugural event. Mardi Paws aims to increase awareness of rescued dogs and raise …

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Could Your Community Become No Kill?

Rachael Ray Nutrish has sponsored this post, but all opinions are my own. Whenever I mention that Austin, Texas is my hometown, the response is just about always overwhelmingly positive. People love Austin for its music scene, fun vibe, great food, and scenic Hill Country setting. But I’m most proud of my community for another …

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Puppy Mill Awareness Day Texas, Austin, TX, September 22, 2013

He may be known for providing the backbeat for the multi-platinum-selling band Poison, but when he’s not on stage Rikki Rockett drums up attention for paws causes. A long-time animal advocate, the rock star will make an encore appearance at Austin’s fourth annual Puppy Mill Awareness Day Texas– part of a movement which is celebrating …

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Mighty Texas Dog Walk, Austin, TX, March 23, 2013

Taking the phrase “Everything’s bigger in Texas” to heart, Service Dogs, Inc. (formerly known as Texas Hearing and Service Dogs) invites pet parents and their pups to help make history as Guinness Book of World Records titles are toppled at the 15th annual Mighty Texas Dog Walk. Taking place at Auditorium Shores in Austin on …

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Celebrity Pug Beats the Heat in Austin, Texas

Los Angeles Celebrity Pug beats the Heat in Austin, Texas By Sheila Appleby Williams As temperatures in Austin, Texas hit the triple-digits, celebrity pug, Phoebe Rose keeps her panting to a minimum with a savvy summer strategy guaranteed to minimize the risk of overheating and dehydration. Pugs, like other short muzzle dogs, are highly prone …

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Welcome Mat: Austin, Texas

Maybe it’s the college student population that tops 50,000. Maybe it’s the live music industry that has made this city a haven for fans and performers alike. Or maybe it’s just geography, situated on a downtown lake and perched at the edge of another rambling Hill Country lake that offers everything from windsurfing to sunbathing. …

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