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Our Favorite Pet-Friendly Places in Los Angeles

As a pet parent, finding dog-friendly places can be a challenge. Whether you’re looking to take your pup for a hike, a swim, or to a café, Los Angeles has plenty of options for you and your dog! From fun restaurants to outdoor activities, LA has something for every pup and human. 

If you’re thinking of visiting LA or need some new spots to explore, we’ve got you covered with our favorite pet-friendly places to check out while you’re there.

Runyon Canyon Park
If you love hiking and want to bring your dog along, Runyon Canyon Park is the place to be. With more than 160 acres of open space, this park is perfect for your four-legged friend to run and play. The park is also a great spot to take in panoramic views of the city with your pup by your side.

Huntington Dog Beach
If you’re looking for a place to take your dog for a swim, head over to Huntington Dog Beach. This 1.5-mile stretch of beach welcomes dogs off-leash to play in the sand and swim. It also has pet waste stations and freshwater showers to keep your pup clean and comfortable so you can spend the day soaking up the sun together.

Pet Food Express
While you’re in LA, don’t forget to stop by Pet Food Express for all your dog and cat needs. From food and toys to apparel and supplements, they have everything you need to make your visit to LA amazing. Stock up on your pet’s favorite Yummers recipes or bring home new flavors for them to try while they’re exploring LA by your side. 

The Farmer’s Market at The Grove
In the mood for some retail therapy? Head over to The Farmer’s Market at The Grove! This outdoor market has over 100 vendors selling everything from fresh produce to cute clothes. Plus, many of the vendors are pet-friendly, so you can have your pup by your side while you shop. You both may find some new favorites to bring home!

Laurel Canyon Dog Park
Another great option for pet parents is Laurel Canyon Dog Park. The park has separate areas for small and large dogs, so your pup can play with dogs their own size. Plus, there are plenty of water stations and shade for you and your pup to relax in. It’s the perfect spot to meet new friends and enjoy LA’s warm weather and sunshine.

Blue Dog Beer Tavern
If you’re looking for a place to grab a bite with your pup, check out Blue Dog Beer Tavern. This casual bar and grill has a dog-friendly patio and serves up tasty American classics like savory burgers and craveworthy fries. Plus, they have a special menu just for dogs featuring must-try treats like beef sliders and grilled chicken. Your pup will be sure to have a blast with you and your friends!

LA’s first social club for pets, Dog PPL is a park, café, bar, and lounge all in one convenient spot! They have trained Rufferees to help keep your dog safe, and you can bring up to three pets. And because there is turf, you and your pup can enjoy the park rain or shine on most days. From events like puppies & pilates to a yard filled with lots of space for your pup to roam around, Dog PPL is well worth applying to!

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