Where to take your dog in Manila

This lively & bustling Asian city by the bay will never fail to delight. From its towering skyscrapers to its Spanish colonial architecture, the capital of the Philippines is a pet-friendly paradise. It’s no surprise that people often refer to Manila as the ‘pearl of the Orient’. This historical city has plenty of parks, museums and restaurants to entertain visitors. Moreover, it’s estimated that 4 in 10 households in the Philippines own a pet. Whatever you enjoy doing, you’ll find plenty to do with your dog in Manila.

The Wholesome Table

This trendy organic cafe welcomes dogs well-behaved small dogs (under 12lbs) to join their owners as they dine on the fresh, homemade comfort food. The menu includes salads, grilled meat, wood-fired pizzas and pasta dishes.  


Located in Quezon City, Hi-Pet offers everything your furry friend could ever need. Hi-Pet is a high-end pet store, groomers and vets all rolled into one. In addition, pets are treated to complimentary grooming services while waiting for blood test results from the in-house vets. A truly luxury all-round experience that will put a smile on any pet owners face. They’ve even got their own cute doggy mascot called Nobu.

La Mesa Ecopark

This public park cover 73 hectares of forest trails and outdoor activities. The park is free to enter, however a suggested donation contributes to the maintenance. The park is currently limiting visitors to 100 people per day. There is a swimming pool, a zip line, horse back riding and a mountain bike trail among other things to keep you entertained. 

Rustic Mornings by Isabelo

Open from 8am to 4pm this stunning cafe has the most wonderful outdoor space to sit and enjoy with your four-legged friend. Located in Marikina City, the menu offers all-day breakfasts, pastries, brunch and coffee.

Central Bark Park

This off-leash park opened in October 2021 in the Sundial Park in front of the Seibu Tower. Featuring a range of equipment for dogs to play and exercise on, your dog can have hours of fun in this park socialising with other pups. It’s open from 8am-8pm every day and they also offer special packages to help you celebrate your dog’s birthday.

So whatever you enjoy doing, you’ll find plenty to do with your dog in Manila.

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Fri May 13 2022