Pit Friendly Resources

Need insurance or housing for you and your pit bull-type dog? We try to keep an updated list of known pit-friendly businesses and companies.

Looking for places to go with your pit bull in Austin? We’ve done our best to identify pit bull-friendly and unfriendly Austin establishments, but before you go, please contact them to confirm this information is up to date; rules are subject to change.

Contact us if you know of a pit bull-friendly or -unfriendly place in Austin.

Looking for housing resources? Check our information page here.

Boarding, Petsitting and Doggy Daycare

These are courtesy listings only, and not endorsed by Love-A-Bull.

Pit Bull Friendly

NOT Pit Bull Friendly

  • Barking Hound Village (Central Austin)
  • Camp Bow Wow (North Austin)
  • DogBoys Dog Ranch (Pflugerville)
  • Hip Hounds (Pflugerville)
  • Jackie’s Play & Stay
  • SOCO Pet Lounge (Downtown)


  • Petsmart (multiple locations) — Pit bulls are accepted at their boarding facilities. However, they are not permitted at doggy daycare, and will not be allowed to play with other dogs while they are boarding.

Food and Drink Establishments

By law, pets are not permitted inside food establishments. However, you can sit on the patio with your canine pal at these locations.

Pit Bull Friendly

NOT Pit Bull Friendly

  • Freddie’s (on S. 1st)

Pit-Friendly Insurance Companies

Note: Individual agents from these companies may set their own rules regarding dog breeds, so ask the agent first before signing up for insurance.

Hotels and Lodging

Pit Bull Friendly

  • Hotel San Jose (limited space available)
    1316 South Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
    Phone: 512-444-7322
    ($10 per pet, max of 2)
  • Hyatt Regency Austin
    208 Barton Springs, Austin, TX 78704
    Phone: 512-477-1234
    ($50 limit 1 pet, 70 lb weight restriction)
  • La Quinta Inn – Austin Capitol
    300 East 11th St, Austin, TX 78701
    Phone: 512-476-1166
    (no fee, limit 2 pets per room)
  • Wyndham Garden Hotel – Austin
    3401 S. IH-35, Austin, TX 78741
    Phone: 512-448-2444
    (Wyndham Waggers™ any size, any number for addtnl modest fee)

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