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East Side Happy Hours

For more information on the experiences at these locations, tune into our Podcast on East Side Austin Happy Hours.

Our East Austin Happy Hour research was truly an experience that we think everyone should recreate. For this post, we really wanted to give you a sense of what it’s like popping around some local east side spots. Continue reading after—we still list the rest of our favorite spots!


We started off at Bufalina, where we had the $5 wine and 50% off pizza. The Red Pie add pepperoni was for awesome—really thin and crispy Neopolitan pizza; or as our founder Kristy calls it, “Skinny Pizza”!

Genre: Pizza

Location: E. Cesar Chavez

Time: Wednesday-Sunday, 4–5:30 p.m.

Special: 50% off pizza, $5 wine by the glass, 50% off bottles under $100

Favorites: Red Pie add pepperoni, Calabrese with Salami & Serranos, Mushroom White Pizza, Burrata with Pesto, Green Risotto with Mushrooms, the Pierre-Marie Chermette Gamay on HH (normally $49, on HH $25)

Check out our favorite pizza delivery spots in Austin!


With some time to kill before our next spot opened, we decided to stop into another all-time favorite, Mongers. The owners, Julie and Shane, are always so welcoming and it truly is just like your neighborhood fish monger with fresh, seasonal dishes. We love the seasonal crudos, ceviches, and oysters! Be sure to ask for Forrest for your server.

Genre: Seafood/Raw Bar

Location: E. Cesar Chavez

Time: Tuesday-Friday, 4–6 p.m., Mondays all day – 1/2 off oysters, 1/2 off select wine bottles

Special:$5 wine glasses, $6 apps, $1 off oysters, $1 off beer, $2 off sangria carafes

Favorites: Peel & Eats, Angels on Horseback, any daily crudo, poké or ceviche, lobster roll, Fish Dip (get crackers and hot sauce on the side, too with the chips—its a game-changer!) and of course, Lobster Mac & Cheese with black truffle and cheddar

If it’s Monday and you love Oysters, this is the place. Check out Hillside Farmacy, too for discounted oysters and bubbles!

Our favorite places to get oysters in Austin is here, and for our full post on Mongers, read here

Mongers Market + Kitchen

Pitchfork Pretty

Next, we went on to try Pitchfork Pretty for the first time. Boy were we missing out! The vibe was amazing and they had great service, plenty of parking, an excellent covered patio area, inventive cocktails, and innovative dishes. We have decided to become regulars of this place! Our favorite was the crudo served over a seasonal sorbet. Sounds weird, but the sorbet made it so icy cold and delicious!

Genre: New American/Southern

Location: E. Cesar Chavez

Time: Monday-Friday, 5–6 p.m.

Special: $3 off cocktails and beer, $12 off bottles of wine, 1/2 off snacks and appetizers

Favorites: Snapper served over seasonal sorbet with habenero oil, Pimento & Cheese with Crab Crackers (kind of like pork rinds), and the Money Moves —a gin drink with averna (herby liquor), cardamom, and orange

On Wednesdays, you can pop over during HH to Sour Ducks Farmers Market from 4-7 PM!


We finally ended our night at JuniperAs if we weren’t stuffed enough yet, we ordered the Cacio de Pepe which we learned is Italian for cheese and pepper. It was so creamy and delicious. We walked right in on a Friday night and the service was exquisite. The hostess went out of her way to make sure we found a seat at the bar right away, and the bartenders even gave us complimentary gelato! We earned ourselves a Gustavo spin class after this night of feasting.

Genre: Italian

Location: E. Cesar Chavez

Time: Monday, all night

Special: Amore Monday – $10 meat and cheese board with $12 entrees of Spaghetti, Chicken Confit, Bucatini, or Pesto Genovese, with $6 Spritzes

Favorites: Cacio de Pepe

Pop over to Whisler’s reverse happy hour after!

East Side Favorites

Mexican Favorites:


Sit on the patio and get the queso (more like fundito in a skillet served with tortillas), and the Vampiro (tequila with grapefruit soda, jalapeno, and a spicy rim)! Pop over to Native Hostel to continue your HH.

Genre: Mexican

Location: E. 6th

Time: Tuesday-Friday, 4–6 p.m.

Special: $5 Happy Hour – $5 margaritas, palomas, mezcal mules, etc., $5 quesadillas and sopecitos (thick corn tostadas), $5 Huaraches (corn masa base and topping), $5 corn or sweet potato verduras

Favorites: All of the margaritas! Choriqueso or Champiqueso, Melted Queso Asadero in a Skillet served with Tortillas; Ceviche with Coconut Cream and Mango Pico; all of the tacos are great—Veggie, Pastor with Pineapple, Chimichurri Flank Steak and Lengua with Guajillo-Peanut salsa.

For our post on best margaritas in Austin, click here.

Lichas Queso


Go right when they open and order all of the HH snackcidents and the taco of the day, share as a group! Their menu is always changing and seasonal. They also have parking in the parking garage!

Genre: Mexican

Location: E. 6th

Time: Every Day, 5–6 p.m., Mezcal Mondays for half-priced mezcal drinks

Special: $5 Snackcidents, $5 Taco of the Day, $6 cocktails, 25% off wine bottles, $3 draft beer

Favorites: Crispy Elotes—dip with chips; Ceviche with Chile oil & Miso broth; Aguachile with Habanero Broth; Beef Tartare Sopes with Chile Chilhuacle (kind of like mole)

Check out our list of 50+ places to drink Margaritas in Austin.


Go early on Tuesdays and get the $5 Grizz Mizz (Pink Margarita), the $3 Ceviche Tostada and $7 Tacos of the Day (2). There is a ton of parking on Tillery Street.

Genre: Mexican

Location: E. Cesar Chavez

Time: Tuesday-Friday, 5–7 p.m., Wednesday all night, Tuesday $5 Grizz Mizz (Pink Margaritas), Thursday $20 Chicken Fajitas

Special: $7 margaritas and cocktails, $3–8 appetizers, $2 off wine by the glass

Favorites: Their drinks are super cool—the Queen Bey, Bad Girl Ri Ri, and the Ride or Die; The $3 Ceviche Tostada, $7 Daily Tacos (2) & the Beer Battered Fish Taco with Charred Corn + Avocado, Mole Enchiladas, Queso Fundito, Street Corn Salad

Every third Monday, go Tango at Tillery right across the street from Grizzeldas. Or check out Jacobeys!

Asian Favorite:

Old Thousand

Join them for “Happy Time” and have a mini dim sum with hip hop music playing and inventive cocktails flowing. Get the Rangoons, Chili Wontons, and Mala Fried Chicken. We also love their daily dumplings that are seasonal and always changing.

Walk over to King Bee on 12th after for a Frozen Bee’s Knees—gin, lemon, honey, plus pizza.

Genre: Chinese Asian Fusion

Location: E. 11th

Time: Monday-Friday, 5–6:30 p.m.

Special: 50% off all bubbles bottles, $7 cocktails, $7 wine, $7 snacks, $5–6 Beer

Favorites: Smoked Trout Rangoons with Pineapple Sweet Chili, Daily House Dumplings, Mala Fried Chicken with Szechuan Salt & Chili Oil, Kung Pao Cauliflower with Shishitos & Peanuts, Brisket Fried Rice

Old Thousand

Fancier Favorite:


Go early, sit on the patio, order the Burrata (always changing, fantastic during every season), anything with their house-made bread (Mussels, Grilled Octopus, Salmon Tartare Toast), and 100% order a dessert.

Genre: New American

Location: E. Holly

Time: Monday-Friday, 5–6 p.m.

Special: 1/2 off Drinks, $5 Snacks, Mondays Wine Bottles 1/2 off All Day

Favorites: Crudo, Pierogies with Ricotta & Romesco, Burrata (Seasonal – Now it is with Tomato Jam, Blackerry, Pistachio and their House-made Grilled Focaccia), Beet Hummus with Everything Crackers, Mussels with Pancetta & Green Chile Butter and House-made Grilled Sourdough), any dessert

Check out our favorite dog-friendly patios in Austin, here.

Random Favorite:


Another MMH spot. They have 1/2 off bottles of grab-and-go wine on Tuesdays. If you live on the East Side, this would be a great deal to go stock up on wine for your place. This is also the only retail spot (outside of new Swedish Hill) in Austin where you can buy the June’s Rosé!

For a guide to a full day of MMH restaurants—read our post here.

More North East Area Favorites:

(Mueller, Cherrywood, Manor, Airport Blvd.)

Salty Sow

Go early and sit at a tall table in the bar area by the window, get the Truffled Deviled Eggs, Honey Rosemary Dipped Fried Chicken with a Homeade Biscuit, Duck Fat Fries with a 110 Minute Egg & Aioli, and the Crispy Brussel Sprout Leaves with Golden Raisins. Drink it all down with a Curly Tail (spicy marg) or Flying Pig (play on a French 75). They have a huge food selection on the HH menu and they’re all shareable small plates. Great for a group and they have parking! Check out our full post on Salty Sow, here.

Genre: Gastropub/Pork (Sow = Pig)

Location: Manor Rd.

Time: Every Day, 4:30–6:30 p.m.

On Sunday head over to Austin Eastsiders Tasting Room first for HH from 2-3, then head to Salty Sow!

Special: $2 off cocktails, $5 wine, $4 beer, $5 tacos, $5 snacks

Favorites: Truffled Deviled Eggs with Bacon from their farm, Chicken Liver Mousse, Honey Rosemary Fried Chicken + Biscuit, Duck Fat Fries, Brussel Sprout Leaves (Super crispy), Eggplant Fries, The Curly Tail & Flying Pig cocktails.


If the weather is nice, sit on the patio (the inside is fairly small and gets packed), bring your dog, get the Charred Avocado Dip with Jalapenos, Chicken Wings with Alabama White Sauce, Seasonal Pickled Vegetables, and wash it down with a $6 Frozen Painkiller or Frozen Margarita.

Genre: Farm to Table

Location: Manor & Airport Rd. (and the Fareground Location Downtown). More info on the Fareground here.

Time: Monday-Thursday, 5–6:30 p.m.

Special: 1/2 off – bar snacks, beer, wine, cocktails

Favorites: $3 for 6 wings, $4 Boudin Balls with Maple Tamari Sauce, $2 Pickled Seasonal Vegetables, $7 Pigs in a Blanket, $3.50 Ox Tongue Slider, Crispy Green Beans with Sambal Aioli, the Burger on Challah Bun, Frozen Margarita

Contigo is also featured on our favorite patios in Austin. Check out that guide here!


Go on a Tuesday with friends, sit in the bright, beautiful bar area, order a 1/2 off bottle of wine (cheapest would be the Rosé from Burgundy $14/bottle) and get the Parker House Rolls, Baked Ricotta, and Smoked Salmon Board. This is one of the earlier starting HHs in town, so we like doing a 3 p.m. Friday situation, too! Plenty of parking.

Genre: New American

Location: Mueller

Time: Every Day, 3–6:30 p.m., Monday all day 1/2 off burgers, Tuesdays 1/2 off bottles of wine ($28–66)

Special: $5 Frozen & Tap Cocktails, $5 Wine, $3 off Apps ($5-12 after discount), $1 off Beer

Favorites: $8 Parker House Rolls with Pulled Pork (basically a kolache), Baked Ricotta with Pesto & Baguette, Smoked Salmon Board, $6.50 for the Veggie Burger with Feta on Mondays, $5 Frosé, and the 1/2 off Rosé from Burgundy on Tuesdays

Go over to the Goodnight afterward for bowling and more HH.

Our Random Favorites:

Last Straw

“Vacation by the Hour” – Go here before going out on E. 6th, bring a friend from out of town, get some Miami Vices or Pisco Punches, order the Spicy Garlic Noods, Crispy Orange Cauliflower and the Steak or Fish Tacos.

Genre: Tiki Bar

Location: E. 6th

Time: Sunday-Thursday, 5–7 p.m.

Special: $7 cocktails, apps $5-12, $4 beer and a shot

Favorites: $4 High Life Pony + Shot of Bourbon, $8 Miami Vice (Pina Colada + Strawberry Daiquari), Beach House Burger with Pineapple & Funyons (try it with an Impossible Patty), Crispy Orange Cauliflower, $5 Spicy Garlic Noods – Vermicelli Noodles (add the fried egg)

Salt & Time

Go for an early dinner date night on Wednesdays, get a 1/2 off bottle of wine, get a cheese board with a warm baguette and add whipped lardo, liver mouse. or pork rillettes. Share the Butchers Bolognese with Sonoran Wheat Pappardelle or the Farro Risotto with Dry Aged Beef Fat and Confit Chanterelle Mushrooms.

If you’re solo, get the Butchers Burger; it is their daily steak trimmings ground, with sour pickles on a brioche bun, served with beef fat french fries.

Genre: Butcher Shop

Location: E. 7th

Time: Everyday, 3:30–6 p.m., Wednesday 1/2 off wine bottles, Sunday all night

Special: $2 off Wine Glass, $5 Spritz & Sangria, $10 Charcuterie, $6 Pickle Board, $8 Baguette with Liver Mouse, Lardo + Pork Rillettes

Favorites: Cheese Board add Whipped Lardo, Liver Mousse or Pork Rillettes; Bolognese, Butchers Burger, Beef Fat French Fries, Steak Tartare

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Downtown Austin Happy Hours

For more information on the experiences at these locations, tune into our Podcast on Downtown Austin Happy Hours.

Downtown Austin is flooded with high end restaurants with steep prices. However, we have researched the best happy hour menus that will allow you to have an upscale experience for a fraction of the cost. These are some of our favorite restaurants (and happy hours) in the city!


Sit at a cocktail table by the window, get the shrimp cocktail and the Pretty in Pink!

Genre: Seafood

Location: 5th and Colorado & Arboretum

Time: Every day, 4:30–7 p.m.

Special: Half-off cocktails, select wine and appetizers, nightly entertainment (pianist & soloists)

Favorites: Shrimp cocktail on dry ice, oysters, meatballs, tuna tartare, Kung Pao Cauliflower (not on HH, just delicious), and the Pretty in Pink cocktail

Light seafood dishes not enough? Grab a nice dinner at Ruth Chris for their $9 HH Menu. If it’s a Wednesday, end your night by seeing the Spazmatics play at Cedar Street Courtyard.

Eddie V’s

Sit at the bar when Gary’s working, get a dirty martini with blue cheese stuffed olives and the east coast oysters!

Genre: Steakhouse & Seafood

Location: 5th and San Jacinto & Arboretum

Time: Tuesday-Saturday, 4–7 p.m., Sunday & Monday, all night

Special: $1 Gulf Oysters, $2 East Coast Oysters, Cocktails & Wine $8

Favorites: East Coast oysters—these are some of the cheapest in town! Asian fusion oysters and broiled Parmesan oysters with parm and horseradish

If you’re still hungry after oysters, pop over to Lonesome Dove for Texas Tuesdays.

Polvos’s Downtown

Sit on the patio, split the fajitas and a margarita pitcher—you won’t be sorry! Also featured in our favorite margaritas in Austin post.

Genre: Mexican

Location: 3rd and Nueces

Time: Monday-Friday, 4–7 p.m.

Special: $2 off House Margaritas

Favorites: Fajitas (huge, you can share), house-made tortillas, salsa bar, great patio, frozen margaritas are like slushies and they are super strong

Check out our favorite dog-friendly bars and restaurants, here.

La Condesa

Get the spicy marg—these are our favorite margaritas in town! If it’s too packed, Lambert’s is across the street and an Austin staple.

Genre: Mexican

Location: 2nd and Guadalupe (Check out our post on 2nd Street District!)

Time: Monday-Friday, 5–7 p.m. in the bar area

Special: 1/2 off Drinks, Snacks $4–7

Favorites: Elotes, Street Tacos, Guacamole Tasting – (4) chipotle, seasonal, traditional, crab and apple; and a huge selection of margaritas!

Pop over to Cru for their Thursday night Champagne HH after!

La Condesa is also featured on our other best happy hours post here.

La Volpe

Sit on the patio and get the HH wine with the Scallop Crudo, it’s so breezy and a garden dream!

Genre: Italian

Location: 2nd and Brazos

Time: Tuesday-Saturday, 5–6:30 p.m., Closed Sundays & Mondays

Special: $7 Cocktails & Wine, $5 Draft Beers, $7–14 Appetizers

Favorites: Scallop Crudo, Mushroom Papparedelle, Roasted Cauliflower, house made bread

Grab some pizza at Italic’s HH after! Full info on Italic here.


Sit on the patio and split the HH wine special and Mushroom & Truffle Pizza amongst friends—it makes it a very  affordable option!

Genre: Italian

Location: 2nd and Brazos, In the JW Marriott

Time: Monday-Friday, 4–6 p.m., daily 8 p.m.–close – Bottles & Boards (free charcuterie or dessert board with wine bottle purchase), Sunday all day $5 Rosé

Special: Two Glasses of wine and one appetizer for $20, additional glass $5

Favorites: Meatballs, Burrata, Mushroom & Truffle Pizza, Short Rib Gnocchi

Walk over to Mohawk after for BYO Vinyl HH.

Wu Chow

Sit at the round table near the bar, and get the soup dumplings—that’s what they’re known for and it is an experience! Wu Chow is probably our favorite spot on this list.

Genre: Farm to Table Chinese Food

Location: 5th and San Antonio St.

Time: Monday-Friday, 5–6:30 p.m., Bar & Patio Area

Special: $5 Wine, $5 Cocktail of the Day, $7 Select Cocktails, $3–5 Appetizers, $2 off Beers

Favorites: Dry Fried Green Beans (trust us), Soup Dumplings, Spicy Wontons, Chicken Taro Eggrolls, Sichuan Deep-Fried Chicken, Honey Pecan Gulf Prawns

Pop over to Devil May Care afterward for a nightcap.

Photo: Austin American Statesman

Swift’s Attic

Get the Cuidado spicy tequila cocktail, and make sure you ask for Jonas as your server!

Genre: Asian Fusion

Location: 5th and Congress

Time: Monday-Friday, 2–6:30 p.m.

Special: $5 Wine, $2 Mickey’s & Miller Lites, $4 Cocktail or the Day, $7 Rose ($26 bottle), $6-8 Cocktails, $5-13 Food, including their amazing burger for $13

Favorites: Edamame with chile oil and Pop Rocks (so cool), Shishito Peppers, Brussels, Squid Fries, and the Akaushi Burger with Fontina, house B&B pickles, and fancy-ass special sauce


Go on a weekend night before you go out on West 6th, get the Sake Mac & Cheese, Avocado Kani Salad, tons of sake bombs, and the green dragon roll with a side of ponzu. You’ll be set!

Genre: Japanese/Sushi

Location: 5th and Guadalupe

Time: Everyday, all night! (3 p.m.–close M-F, 5 p.m.–close Sat & Sun)

Special: The menu is a novel and everything is $3–10.

Favorites: Sake Mac & Cheese, Avocado Kani Salad, Peach Sake on HH menu, Lychee Martini’s (sweet), Green Dragon Roll

Blenders & Bowls

Pop in after a class at SoulCycle spin class or Wanderlust Yo Strong with Gustavo and grab a healthy dinner!

Genre: Healthy & Non-Alcoholic

Location: 5th and Brazos

Time: Monday-Friday, 4 p.m.–lose

Special: $5 OG Bowls (12 oz. size)

Favorites: The OG has acai, strawberries, bananas, and apple juice blended and topped with hemp granola, strawberries, bananas, and local honey.

Still want to be healthy but need more than a smoothie? Check out Picnik’s HH on Burnet Road.


Sit on the patio (limited seating inside), split the burger with shoestring fries, drink a Pisco Punch, and get an oyster shooter!

Genre: Seafood/Oyster Bar

Location: Clarksville—W. 6th and Blanco, next to Outdoor Voices

Time: Monday-Friday, 3–6 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 3–6 p.m. 1/2 off bottles of wine

Special: 1/2 off burgers, $5 martinis, oyster shooters, and draft beers, 50¢ off oysters (so about $3.50/piece after discount)

Favorites: Steak Tartare, Shoestring Fries with Rosemary, Shells & Cheese with Lump Crab, Black Angus Cheeseburger with Gruyere, Lobster Roll, Grilled Octopus, Mussels with House Baked Sourdough

If Clarksville is your jam, check out Jeffrey’s all night HH on Mondays.

Cafe Josie

Have the Snapper Crudo, Shells & Cheese, and drink the Juan Collins!

Check out our post on Cafe Josie happy hour, here. 

Genre: New American/Southern

Location: Clarksville – W. 6th and Blanco, behind Clark’s

Time: Tuesday-Friday 5–6 p.m., Saturday 4–6 p.m., Monday all night

Special: $10 off the $45 Chef Tasting Menu, $2 off a-la-carte plates (so $4–9 after discount), $3 off house cocktails (so $7–9 after discount), $3 wine by the glass, $3 beers

Favorites: Fried Brussels with Dark Cherries, Deviled Eggs with Truffle Oil, Snapper Crudo, Shells & Cheese with Smoked Gouda and Bacon Jam, Fried Shrimp with Masa Grits and Kimchi Pico

Stay tuned for our brunch series where we will also talk about Cafe Josie’s amazing brunch!

For Rainey Street favorites, click here.

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    Bring your dog and join Joey Ro at Lustre Pearl East as we celebrate the launch of our new brand of mix and match accessories for pets and their people.

    Joey Ro is an Austin-based lifestyle brand for pets and their people. We offer high quality accessories that come in coordinating styles for pet parents who want to show off their special bond with their fur baby.

    To help fund our production run, we’re launching a crowdfunding campaign where backers can pre-order products at a special discount. We’re celebrating our launch with friends at Lustre Pearl East and we’d love for you to join us.

    Our dog-friendly event will include complimentary:
    – Cute, delicious treats for both pets and people from Nelson Bundtz Cakes
    – Thematic drinks from Hendrick’s Gin, Fistful of Bourbon, and Monkey Shoulder
    – Photos by Dogs Around Austin
    – Pawdicures from Bravado Dog Grooming
    – Joey Ro giveaways and attendee-only promos
    – Other TBA surprises

    RSVP via Eventbrite required to attend.

      Treasure Truck “Pup Fest” is a free amusement park of activities and treats to celebrate dogs and dog owners. Treasure Truck will surprise-and-delight dogs (and their owners) with obstacle course activities, a tasting kitchen, barkery and photo opportunities galore.

      This event celebrates our love for dogs! Whether you have a four-legged friend to bring along or want to check out local dogs that are up for adoption, this is a great event to connect with the community and receive free dog products including, a travel water bowl, dog treats, free grooming services and so much more.

        In honor of this year’s Barks For Beers, we’re having a day for you to pamper your pup!

        We’ll have local vendors selling pup goodies, Barks For Beers Pawsports to get you and your pup out there brewery hoping, and Sours Portrait Studio – Puppy Edition so you can capture that special moment with you and your pup.

          We’ll be teaming up with the amazing folks at DogJoy to host an all-inclusive event to benefit Heart of Texas Lab Rescue! We’ll have drinks, food, local vendors and fun for you and your pup!

          Splash Pad and pool will be FREE and open to the public during the event! **No children allowed in pool**

          SKIP THE WAIT for the Splash Park! Wanna take advantage of FREE Splash Park entry during our event? Head to our website and print out the liability waiver ahead of time! Print, sign and bring it with you to get immediate entry for you and your pup!

          Download your waiver here!

          **********FREE BEER**********

          Courtesy of the amazing folks at Flying Man Brewing Co.!!! Come grab some cold, delicious, local brew while you eat, shop & enjoy the day with your pups! First come, first serve!

          100% OF ALL DONATIONS GO TO HEART OF TEXAS LAB RESCUE! Suggested donation of $5!
          RWB’s Chow Bus – **Specialty Hot Dog Specials all day!**

          Rachel Mae Be Stitching
          Pawsome Blossoms
          Skillful Paws – Large and Small Animal Massage and Acupressure
          Healthily Essential
          Rina’s Cakies
          and more TBA!

          Name: Luke
          : Neutered Male
          Breed: Pit Bull Mix
          Age: 3 year old
          Days in Shelter: almost 365 days
          Animal ID: A650345
          Location Kennel 30 @ Town Lake Animal Center


          Luke has spent the last year at the shelter! We know he loves to go for walks and avoids any barking dogs at the shelter. He is a favorite of the volunteers who run or power walk around Lady Bird lake. He knows sit and has a special volunteer group here at the shelter “ Hard Luck Hounds” who will give him and his new owner all the help  you may need to have an easy transition into your home. Luke arrived at the Austin Animal Center March 27th, 2013!! Please visit this beautiful chocolate coated boy and  before he hits the 365 day mark, your new best friend is waiting for you!!!

          If this not the pet for you, check out one of our previous Pet of the Week’s.

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          Name: Raz
          Sex: Spayed Female
          Breed: Boxer/Plott hound mix
          Age: 2 years old
          Days in Shelter/Foster Care: over 205
          Animal ID: A649978
          Location: In Foster


          Raz has been with Austin Animal Center over 200 days! She is in foster care now and we have great behavior notes for her. Raz lives peacefully with cats and dogs. She is now housetrained and walks great on her leash. Raz has a great personality and loves to play! If you are searching for a buddy to exercise with, Raz is your girl. She has great endurance and would make an excellent running buddy. Once back at home she loves to cuddle, this girl likes to be close to her people and lay right next to them when possible. If you would like to meet this beautiful brindle girl please email her foster, Mindy at;    Raz has a video!

          If Raz is not the dog for you, please consider one of our other Pet of the Week’s still looking for a forever home.

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          Name: Rusty
          Sex: Male, Neutered
          Breed: Chihuahua Mix
          Age: 3 years old
          Days in Shelter/Foster Care: over 205
          Animal ID: A649685
          Location: In Foster

          Rusty 2Rusty has been with Austin Animal Center over 205 days now! Rusty came to Austin Animal Center when animal control was called by a good Samaritan who found Rusty on the side of the road hit by a car. We found that he had suffered a fractured left tibia and multiple pelvic fractures. Our vet staff started him on the road to recovery and he has healed remarkably well!  Rusty is very outgoing and loves to go for walks. One of his favorite activity’s now is to chase squirrels. He has been in foster care and is ready for a new home, one that will keep him safely inside!  Rusty has one of the cutest videos we have ever seen !  He is only 6 pounds and felt his cast was a little heavy, so he invented an easier way to walk around!  If you would like to meet this out going and creative boy, you can meet Rusty thru his foster, Bill at;

          Click here to see his video!

          If Rusty is not the dog for you, please consider one of our other Pet of the Week’s still looking for a forever home.

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          Great News, Pet of the Week, Hendrix was adopted! Thank you for your continued support!

          Name: Barley
          Sex: Male, Neutered
          Breed: Staffordshire mix
          Age: 2 Year Old
          Days In Foster Care: over 201 days
          Location: Kennel 201
          Animal ID: A649365


          Energy and personality equal this happy boy! Barley has been with Austin Animal Center 201 days! He arrived at the shelter by Animal control once we received a call that a dog that was hit by a car was laying under a tree, he had a severe broken leg and hair loss. Clearly he had been neglected and left to fend on his own, a horrible way to live for a domestic canine, as they completely rely on humans to care for them. He has been well cared for here at the center and now enjoys long walks with volunteers, play time in the baby pool and lots of interaction with his roommate, a big female lab named Lulu. Barley does need basic manners training, something that was never given to him. Please consider meeting this wonderful dog and give him a chance ! Kennel 201 at Austin Animal Center.

          If Barley is not the dog for you, please consider one of our other Pet of the Week’s still looking for a forever home.

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