Austin is known for being a dog-friendly city, and Austinites take their role as dog-owner seriously.
Seriously enough that if you're not in the Christmas spirit, you can count on the pups in this city to put a smile on your face with their Christmas getup.
Here are some Instagram dogs of Austin who are ready for the holidays:
Lucas, Brooklyn and Cooper
With Christmas only 10 days away, some Austin residents might be looking to adopt or foster a pup for the holidays. Whether you're able to foster or want to add a new fluffy member to the family, local shelters, such as Austin Pets Alive!, Austin Animal Center and Austin Humane Society have you covered. You can check out their websites for more information on fostering or adopting.
This story is part of a holiday series counting down to Christmas so make sure to visit Austonia tomorrow, as we reach nine days until Christmas.
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