Celebrate National Dog Day in San Antonio, TX

Today is National Dog Day, and we’re ready to help you celebrate with your furry friends.

From local happenings to dog-friendly shops + eats, here’s the ulti-mutt guide to spoil your pooch.

🎉 Pawsome events

Dog Day Patio Party | Fri., Aug. 26 | 7 p.m. | The Good Kind Southtown | Free entry | Celebrate National Dog Day with eats, drinks, local dog-friendly vendors + adoption events.

National Dog Day Party | Fri., Aug. 26 | 6 p.m. | Hops & Hounds | Free entry | Come celebrate with live music, local vendors + drink specials for both the pups and their humans.

Going to the Dogs | Sat., Aug. 27 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Autism Treatment Center, 15911 Nacogdoches Rd., Bldg. 2 | Free entry | Shop for your furry friends or give a pet a furever home from the Austin Boxer Rescue and Lucky Spot Dog Rescue.

🛍️ Shop

Southpaw Waggery

Located north of downtown, Southpaw Waggery is known for its “quality not quantity” of items + products it carries. From apparel to bath essentials, this is your one-stop shop to pamper your pooch.

Furbaby Boutique and Biscuit Bar

Located near Southtown, Furbaby is known for its gourmet biscuit bar and funky collection of toys + accessories. Bonus: Want to throw a party for your pup? They also double as a paw-ty venue and planner.

For the Love of Dogs

Located on the Northside of town, For The Love of Dogs offers the best spaw day grooming services for your pets. They also carry apparel, accessories, and gifts for both human, furry friends and family. Bonus: On Sat., Sept. 10 they will host a celebration for its one year anniversary with $5 nail trims, 20% off boutique purchases, and treat bags with coupons.

🐕‍🦺 Dog-Friendly Eats

Hop & Hounds

This outdoor restaurant and dog park features a dog run with ramps and other obstacles for the furry friends. There’s also puppy play areas separated to safely accommodate all dogs with age and size-appropriate obstacles.


Known for its barbecue eats, this smokehouse also offers puppuccinos and puppy platters for the four-legged friends.

Cool Beans Cafe

Grab yourself a coffee and then order something for your dog off its pup menu. It features pupsicles, barkuterie boards, dog beer, dog cigars, puppyccinos, and a variety of baked sweets.

Bonus: The Dog Guide of San Antonio is a paw-fect resource to find out about pooch-friendly events, businesses + adoption organizations around the Alamo City.

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