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Red Bud Isle Re-Opens After Most Recent Algae Testing

Red Bud Isle will reopen to the public on November 22, 2019 at noon. Austin Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) made the decision after City scientists did not find any visible signs of floating blue-green algae mats in the vicinity of Red Bud Isle.

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Safe Swimming Spots for your Pets

This June has been a hot one, and it's just the beginning of summer.

I don't know about your pups, but my retriever wants to swim all day, every day because it's too hot for other physical activities. We heard his (and the other active pups) outcry and put together a list of safe, pet-friendly swimming holes in the Austin and surrounding areas.

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Pets + Pollen Allergies

Spring in Central Texas brings bluebonnets, beautiful weather… and pollen that coats everything in a lovely shade of yellow and gives us all the sniffles--often, including our pets. But, how do you know if your pet is suffering from a...

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The Low-Down on Limited Ingredient Diets

If you or a loved one has a food sensitivity, you're careful to avoid the offending ingredient: no peanut butter nearby, dairy be darned, and gluten be gone! Like humans, pets have food sensitivities. However, they are unable to communicate...

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Introducing Your Dog to New Dogs: 6 Tips

When dogs meet for the first time, there will be lots of sniffing! In a city as pet-friendly as Austin, dogs are considered family members and tend to go everywhere with their humans. As a weekend morning at the dog...

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5 Tips for Meeting New Dogs

We'll be the first to admit: we are that person who simply cannot resist loving on any dog that crosses our path. And since Austin is such a pet-friendly city, dog lovers are bound to run into new dogs at the store,...

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Healthy Pet Food: Truth or Marketing Terms?

As pet parents, we understand the desire to feed your furry friends the best food possible. We also understand that it can be hard to navigate the sea of marketing terms like ‘premium,’ ‘healthy,’ and ‘natural’ and make an educated...

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