10 Most Dog-Friendly Apartments in Austin

For many Austinites, it's not just you that you're searching's also your pup, your fur baby, your pooch, your best friend...whatever you want to call it, your dog has to like the place as much as you do for it to work. ACR agent Taylor James breaks down the top 10 dog-friendly apartments in Austin. There are many more, so call us to get the skinny about the best ones in your neck of the woods.

It’s no secret that dogs are making the shift from our backyards to our apartments. And while some leasing offices are reluctant to accept your furry friend because they fear property damage, dog owners with the insider scoop looking to rent in Austin will be welcomed with open arms in these dog-friendly apartment communities.

Here’s a list of 10 of the most dog lovingapartments around Austin. Prices change daily, and the prices listed here are educated estimates at what a 1/1 and 2/2 start at.


TheElement -

Naturally, some communities have requirementswhen it comes to species, breed, as well as size, but The Element has a veryrelaxed pet policy and are ready to welcome your furry best friend home. The nobreed restriction rule removes renter stress during your search, and opens thedoor to all four-legged pups and pals.

Location: E. Riverside

1 BR's: $925

2 BR's: $1299


The Grove-

This day and age, pet friendly apartments are arequirement, and The Grove on South Lamar is leading the puppy pack. As a petparent, you will love the fully fenced in dog park and lush courtyards. The Grove features a HUGE dog park complete with WiFi. Trustus, if you’re new to Austin and looking to meet people with pets, The Grove isa great option.

Location: S. Lamar area

1 BR's: $1100

2 BR's: $1275


The 704 -

Responsible pet owners make great tenants. Letyour pets roam free in the fully fenced and rather colorful dog park at SouthAustin’s The 704. The complex is also within walking distance to populareateries and entertainment like Lavaca St. Bar, Red's Porch, and Michi Ramen's To-Go location.

Location: S. Lamar

1 BR's: $1350

2 BR's: $1750


TheStandard At The Domain -

Kitties and pups of all breeds, sizes and agesare very welcome at The Standard. Let your pet explore the on-site park andsocialize with fellow fluffy friends at the wash station. If you’re up for it,walk a few blocks to Central Domain Park and really allow your companion to letloose.

Location: Domain/N. Austin

1 BR's: $1300

2 BR's: $1800


The Bowie -

Downtown makes lush living tough, but The Bowiehas found an urban solution. Pamper your pup at the dog park and groom roomlocated on 10th floor outdoor deck. Your furry companion is more than just anadorable face. Show your pooch some love and find your fluff ball the perfectplace to call home.

Location: Downtown/W. 6th

1 BR's: $2100

2 BR's: $2800


TheCatherine -

Calling all pet owners with a taste for luxliving! The Catherine offers a hounds ground with a pet washing station as wellas direct access to Lady Bird Lake hike and bike trails, as well as super pet-popular Auditorium Shores. Take a trip to thepark for some play time and grow familiar with other dog owners in the area.

Location: S. Central/Barton Springs

Studios: $1900

1 BR's: $2100

2 BR's: $3200


TheWhitley -

The Whitley values all residents, especially thefour-legged ones! Move in to this Downtown Austin hotspot with up to two pets.Be mindful when moving though, that this apartment permits pets with a historyof biting. Prepare your pet’s resume and find a glowing reference so thelandlord doesn’t just see trouble wrapped in fur on application day.

Location: Downtown/Dirty 6th

Studios: $1600

1 BR's: $2000

2 BR's: $2750


Platform -

Pet ownership is not for every person or everyapartment but Platform is designed specifically with your pooch in mind.Although located just steps from dog walking trails, Platform also hosts itsvery own on-site, off-leash dog park for all furry friends to enjoy.

Location: East Austin/MLK

1 BR's: $1300

2 BR's: $1900


Ocotillo -

There are plenty of rental places available whereboth you and your pet are welcome, including Southwest Austin’s newestcomplex, Ocotillo. Your feline friends will love the spacious apartments hereand the tail waggers in your family will love the fully fenced dog park.

Location: Southwest Austin

1 BR's: $1150

2 BR's: $1575 

AMLI onAldrich -

Having a pet around can make your property feelmore like a home, and AMLI on Aldrich understands that. This North Austinproperty comes equipped with a dog park for your pal to run and a Paw Spa forwhen he deserves a some puppy pampering.

Location: Mueller

1 BR's: $1350

2 BR's: $2200

There you have it, Austin's 10 most dog-friendly apartments. Don't hesitate to give us a shout at 512.649.1010 to get your uniquely crafted apartment search started.

Drew Johnson

Owner + Broker

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