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Contact Information

Austin Dog Zone, LLC
Telephone: (512) 537-2364


Caitlin was super patient with my dogs and respected them and most importantly didn’t give up on them. I would recommend this business to any and all of my friends and plan to get more help from them for one individual dog who was a problem with children. Both Caitlin and Laura are very sweet, easy to get in contact with and great to do business with!–Stephanie M.

Recent Posts: All Dog Categories

What If I Told You It’s Not Your Fault?

December 31, 2017 | by Austin Dog Zone
Posted in All Dog Categories, Training, Wellness
What if I told you that your six week old puppy is at a serious disadvantage in life because he was taken too soon from his mother and littermates? What if I told you the genetic factors were already in place with your dog’s aggression before she was even born? What if I told you […] [ Read More ]

Socialization: Quality over Quantity

March 28, 2014 | by Austin Dog Zone
Posted in All Dog Categories, Training
“Have your puppy meet 100 new people in 100 days! If your puppy is already showing signs of timidity or fear, triple that to 300 exposures in 100 days.” Have you read that before, or been given that advice? Quality experiences matter more to your dog than the number, particularly if your dog is already […] [ Read More ]

Tips for Halloween with Your Dog

October 17, 2011 | by Austin Dog Zone
Posted in All Dog Categories, Training, Wellness
Halloween: A time for candy and costumes for us humans. As much as we may enjoy this holiday, Halloween can be confusing and scary for our canine friends. Have you seen some of those costumes out there? I can’t imagine what they look like to a dog. 🙂 Here are some safety tips and things […] [ Read More ]

Do Treats and Kisses Lead to Training Misses?

June 9, 2011 | by Austin Dog Zone
Posted in All Dog Categories, Our Lives With Dogs, Training
The Real Deal with Positive Dog Training Methods For most people, “positive” is a popular term used to describe a more kind and gentle way to train a dog. For others, it’s an impractical word that is often perceived to be synonymous with “ineffective,” or “new-age, hippie dog-trainers” (as a former veterinarian once told me). […] [ Read More ]

Know the Signs of Heat Exhaustion in Dogs

June 2, 2011 | by Austin Dog Zone
Posted in All Dog Categories, Wellness
Heat exhaustion can be dangerous, even fatal, for dogs. It can also be devastating for uninformed or unsuspecting pet owners. Fortunately, there are some simple things that you can do to protect your dog from the dangers of heat exhaustion. Recognize the Signs of Heat Exhaustion in Your Dog Dogs suffering from heat stroke will […] [ Read More ]

A Quick Idea to Add Variety, Using Ice Trays

April 21, 2011 | by Austin Dog Zone
Posted in All Dog Categories, Training, Wellness
If you feed a raw diet, you know that it is sometimes hard to incorporate as much variety as you would like. Even if you don’t feed raw, below is a cheap and easy way to make your own DIY training treats! (best if fed frozen and in a crate) Ingredients: -hamburger meat -beef kidney […] [ Read More ]