The shops located in Gateway to Falconhead keep getting better. A few months ago, Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming Bee Cave opened next to Bon Japanese Cuisine. One step inside this adorable pet shop will make you swoon even if you’re a cat person.
When I first drove by the shop and noticed the sign, I misread it as “Woof Gang Barkery.” And although that’s not the correct name, it still fits, because Woof Gang is a bakery for dogs – a barkery. Get it?
But seriously, though …
This shop caters to everything you could need as a pet owner. From playtime to walks to grooming to snacks to style, they’ve got it all. And there’s even a “meow” section for those of you that prefer quirky feline companions who may or may not like you on any given day.
At Woof Bakery you’ll find all sorts of cool doggie brands like Lazy Dog Bandanas, Fundog Bandanas, Tall Tales, and a line of Italian leather harnesses by Treponti. Even though it’s the highest price point in the store, they sell like hotcakes.
Beyond the toys, collars, and puppy gear, you’ll find a fantastic assortment of treats. For example, you can buy things like Red Velvet wheat-free cake mix — for dogs — that is beet flavored. The doggie cookies and treats are what makes Woof Gang an authentic bakery for pets.
Woof Bakery also provides grooming services (AKA Spa) and the owner is especially proud of her experienced staff. Woof has groomers with more than ten years of experience. They are friendly, meticulous, and know how to correctly groom all types of breeds, from shaggy-haired dogs to any kind of “doodle.” With their state-of-the-art grooming equipment and premium products, your pup will strut in style.
What else is buzzing in Gateway to Falconhead
We first started talking about Gateway to Falconhead back in July 2017 when construction had begun, and tenants were being announced.
Other tenants at this shopping center include Magpie Blossom Boutique and The Wardrobe. Both retailers create such enticing visuals with their storefront and sidewalk displays that it’s hard to drive by without stopping.
Con’ Olio Premium Oils & Vinegars also relocated to this shopping center not long ago from their store across from Hill Country Galleria. Their new shop has a cute covered patio with seating in the back that isn’t visible from FM 620.
You’ll also find Bon Japanese Cuisine, Village Vets, JSP Pilates, Home Care Assistance, Wild Orchid Salon, and BancorpSouth.
Sadly, Lakeway Pharmacy, which had a beautiful shop in this shopping center, closed its doors. This local pharmacy was beloved by many LTers.
And speaking of pets
Lakeway City Council made changes to its Code of Ordinances that pertain to animal protection last week. A few of the changes include changing ‘licensing’ to ‘traceable identification’ for dogs and cats in Lakeway. This means they can have identification like microchips, tags, or tattoos.
Based on new updates, officers can now remove an animal from a vehicle or enclosed space using ‘any reasonable means’ if the animal’s health and safety could be affected.
Chapter 4 of the code defines acceptable care and living conditions for different types of animals, as well as acceptable restraints of animals like leashes and stationary tether conditions. These updates include a revision prohibiting an animal from being tied or staked close to public sidewalks, passageways or commercial building.
There is also simplified language about animals being prohibited from the interior of restaurants (places serving food), except for service dogs and patrol dogs.
For more information about these laws, you can click here to read documents 35-60.
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