Barkitecture Sponsorship

Barkitecture has raised thousands of dollars for local area animal rescue groups, and we hope to add thousands more to that total in 2014. Now, more than ever, these volunteer-based rescues need our help and support. The expansion of their foster care services will play a pivotal role in helping to make Austin a successful "no-kill" city. We could not do it without the generosity of our sponsors!

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

Stella & Chewy's Firehouse Animal Health Center Good Housekeeping

Four Legged First Aid


Mud Puppies Skillful Paws Leaps & Hounds

Galaxy Cafe Duchman Family Winery Lagunitas Brewing Company
Lofty Dog   Healthy Hound

Earthborn Holistic Pet Food Bark to Basics
Texas Humane Legislation Network  

Dan Popejoy, CPA Tonya Pet Photography
Lagunitas Brewing Company Austin Urban Vet Center
Antonelli's Cheese Shop Courtyard by Marriott Austin Downtown
Home Slice Pizza Primal Pet Food
Ballet Austin Yogurt Planet
MarketMailPrint Fromm Family Pet Food
Lofty Dog FlixBrewHouse
Blue Buffalo Daniel Campos/Big D Design
Uchi/Uchiko Mud Puppies
Heartsong Music Zoom Pet Photography
Capitol City Comedy Dog Boys Dog Ranch
RCM Trust Bark to Basics
Trace Bar at the W Olivia Rains
Healthy Hounds Tribeza
The Park - South Lamar Fireproof Contractors
Training by Tara Amy's Ice Cream
Melly Collars Southpaws Playschool
Moonshine Lighten Up Salon
Zoom Room Whole Earth Provision
Katherine Farady MD  

Latest News

11.05.2014 - ALOA GRANTS $17,000!

Animal Lovers of Austin would like to give a special thanks to all of our sponsors and builders. With your help, we were able to raise $17,000 for five of local animal advocacy groups, including Austin Dog Rescue, Don't Bully Me Rescue, Lizzy's Hospice House, Meals on Wheels & More PALS, and Wags, Hope & Healing. These funds will help provide food, veterinary care, rehabilitation, educational programs and more. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts!


It's time again for the Barkitecture Preview party! Join us October 16th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm for light bites from Galaxy Cafe, beers from Lagunitas Brewery and wines from Duchman Family Winery. Order your tickets for the party now!


Please consider riding the bus to the event since it conveniently stops right at the Triangle. If you drive, here's a parking map for reference.


We are pleased to announce that the UT School of Architecture and House Healers Remodeling will be joining us to build a home for Barkitecture 2014. We also have two new sponsors: Firehouse Animal Health Center as a Best in Show Sponsor and the Texas Humane Legislation Network as a Toy Breed Sponsor!

08.02.2014 - NEW BUILDER!

We are excited to announce that MJ Structures will be joining us to build a home for Barkitecture 2014.

07.31.2014 - NEW SPONSORS!

We are excited to announce that Leaps n' Hounds will be joining us in the SPAW center for training tips and canine etiquette lessons. We also thank the following In-Kind sponsors: Lagunitas Brewing Company, Austin Urban Vet Clinic, Antonelli's Cheese Shop, Courtyard by Marriott Austin Downtown, Home Slice Pizza, Primal Pet Food, and Ballet Austin.


Animal Lovers of Austin, Inc. has selected the following rescue groups as our 2014 Barkitecture grant recipients: Austin Dog Rescue, Don't Bully Me Rescue, Lizzy's Hospice House, Meals on Wheels & More PALS, Wags, Hope & Healing.

Barkitecture 2014 Judges!

Bryan Bomer
Bryan Bomer, Austin Energy Green Building and Sustainability Consultant
Lori Carr
Lori Carr, Regional Sales Manager, Stella & Chewy's
Sharon Chapman
Sharon Chapman, Entertainment Editor, Austin American Statesman
Jim Spencer
Jim Spencer, Chief Weathercaster -
KXAN and Kaxan!
Lisa Starr
Lisa Starr, Director - Community Initiatives for the