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An Interview With Penny the Luck Dragon and Her Lucky Mom

Believe it or not, Penny the Luck Dragon -- this cute little fluff ball -- came from a pitbull rescue group. Penny's mom, Emily, tells us there was a vet tech (also named Emily) who would go to kill shelters around the San Antonio area to find and save pitbull-type dogs before euthanasia to then…

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Why Rawhides Can Be Dangerous for Pups

Rawhides are one of the most popular treats with dog owners. Dogs can chew on them for hours on end and they seem to last forever.  So how can they be dangerous? The reason they can be dangerous is because of the chemical-laden way in which they are manufactured. Contrary to popular belief, rawhides are…

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An Interview with April, Bessie, and Mom: A Canine Rags to Riches Story

April and Bessie are two very lucky pups. April was found as a pregnant stray in California, and Bessie, a sick puppy right here in Austin. They were both adopted by Vanessa and Justin, who live in Austin, TX. Vanessa first found out about Bessie through her mom – Instagram followers may know her as…

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An Interview with Wyatt, The Most Dapper Dog in Austin, and his Ma

If you have an Instagram account, you’ve no doubt seen the super cute face that belongs to Wyatt the Great Pitty. Sadly, the first few months of Wyatt’s life weren’t ideal. But, when his “Ma” and “Pops” adopted him, that all changed. Wyatt now spends his days surrounded by love, lounging around on lazy Sundays…

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Holiday Gifts for Dogs and Dog Lovers

Leading up to the Thanksgiving week, we thought we'd kick off the holiday season appropriately by compiling the holy grail list of coveted gifts for pups and their humans.  Because let's be honest, we love to spoil our furbabies and it never hurts to get a jump start on holiday gift buying. Some of our…

8 Healthy People Foods to Feed Your Dog and 3 to Avoid

Here are the foods that you can share with your furry best friend to keep you both happy and healthy. Lean Meat: Energy Source: Instagram @sean_sarantos Now we can't promise that every dog behaves like @theclarkstar in this video, but dogs LOVE meat and dogs need meat. Meat provides dogs with the bulk of their…

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Dog Friendly Events Happening in Austin This November

Barkitecture - Saturday, November 4th    12:00PM - 4:00PM This is an event that Grocery Pup will sponsor and we are mega excited about it. Barkitecture 2017 presented by Concierge Auctions is a custom doghouse design show, contest, silent auction and, most importantly, a fundraiser! From its inception in 2005, Barkitecture has become an Austin favorite and…