Originally called Running Brushy for the natural spring that formed at the end of Brushy Creek, Cedar Park is now one of the most popular suburbs near Austin. And there’s no doubt as a resident here, you get to enjoy a wide variety of activities with your pup! The HEB Center hosts shows, sports, and live performances, many of which are open to pets. If you haven’t had the chance yet, you should definitely take your furry companion to the city’s 5-acre Cedar Bark Park, which includes a pond, benches, dog showers, and other natural features. And don’t forget to hit the trails with your pet and check out the Heritage Oak Tree, which is over 400-years old. And, of course, there’s no shortage of pet-friendly businesses. Browse some of our top recommendations below!