As a dog owner, you always want to give the best to your furry best friend. That’s why you shouldn’t leave your dog at home or in a kennel during your next family vacation. Luckily for you, our area offers a long list of dog-friendly Fort Lauderdale attractions, including pet-friendly restaurants, breweries, dog parks, spas, and even unique activities like SUP Pup Paddleboarding!
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Fetch the Best Dog-Friendly Fort Lauderdale Attractions
Pet-Friendly Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale
Who wouldn’t want to enjoy dinner with man’s best friend? Fort Lauderdale, FL, offers an array of pet-friendly restaurants in all parts of town. Enjoy your brunch, lunch, dinner, or happy hour, and even ice cream with your furry friend at the best restaurants on the trendy Las Olas Boulevard or Fort Lauderdale Beach at spots with pet-friendly outdoor patios or an outdoor seating area with a gorgeous view. Some dog-friendly restaurants even offer a separate menu for the pups, like at Nauti Dawg’s, where your pup can enjoy menu items like chicken breast, bacon, hot dogs, hamburgers, and beef filets!
Here are some of the best Dog-Friendly Restaurants to Bark About:
- Casa Sensei
- Nauti Dawg Marina Café
- Park and Ocean at Hugh Taylor Birch State Park
- Shooters on the Intracoastal Waterway
- YOT Bar & Kitchen
- Big City Tavern
- La Bonne Crepe Las Olas
- Chill-N Nitrogen Ice Cream Fort Lauderdale
Pet-Friendly Breweries to Lap Up a Cold Beer At:
- Tarpon River Brewing
- 26° Brewing Company on Pompano Beach
Dog Parks & Pet-Friendly Parks in Fort Lauderdale
Play fetch at the best parks in Fort Lauderdale! Sniff out the best fire hydrants and tree stumps around town by exploring the many dog parks in the area. You and your four-legged companion can run freely in wide-open spaces like grassy fields and sandy beaches or swim through refreshing ponds.
Play fetch at these fun Fort Lauderdale dog parks:
- Fort Lauderdale Dog Beach/ Canine Beach
- Bark Park at Snyder Park
- Happy Tails in Plantation
- Canine Corner in Pompano Beach
- Dr. Paul’s Dog Park in Coral Springs
- Gary B. Jones Park
- Barkham Park
- Dog Beach of Hollywood
Pet Spas & Groomers in Fort Lauderdale
What’s a vacation without getting pampered? Your dog deserves to look and feel his or her best, too! Fort Lauderdale has a great selection of pet spas and groomers.
Here are some of our favorites:
- Java Cat & Dog Spa
- Pampered Pooch Salon
- Foxy Paws Pet Grooming
- Victoria Park Paw Spa
Other Paw-fect Activities
- SUP Pup Paddleboard Fort Lauderdale
- Performance Pups in Dania Beach
Pet-Friendly Places to Stay and Play | Stay in a Dog-Friendly Fort Lauderdale Vacation Rental
Stay and play with us in Fort Lauderdale! There’s no need to keep your pooch cooped up in a room in small pet-friendly hotels when your dog can enjoy the freedom and space of staying in a house. Fort Lauderdale Stays offers a fantastic selection of pet-friendly vacation rentals with stunning waterfront views, private heated pools, full kitchens, and close proximity to dog parks, restaurants, and other pet-friendly attractions.
Check our availability and start planning the paw-fect getaway!