Where to take your dog in Miami

It’s year-round sunshine, beautiful beaches and vibrant nightlife make Miami one of the world’s top destinations. Wander around art deco buildings, soak up the creative atmosphere or grab a bite to eat in this coastal wonderland. Miami was recently ranked 7th best city for pets in the USA. It’s third in line behind New York and Los Angeles as having the most pet shops in America! So if you’re looking for something to do with your pup, you’re bound to find something to do with your dog in Miami.

Hobie Island Beach Park

This shallow water beach in Key Biscane is a popular spot for dog owners. Offering outstanding views of the city, this man-made beach lets dogs roam free. The calm waters are perfect for pups to cool off but you’ll need to keep an eye out for windsurfers! There are no dog showers, drinking water or doggie bags onsite but there are bathroom facilities and showers for humans and plenty of parking.

Cielito Artisan Pops

Located in Wynwood, this artisan ice cream shop sells hand crafted ice pops. With nearly 50 flavours to choose from, these natural, healthy popsicles are the perfect way too cool off. They even sell Doggy Pops made with fresh fruit and sweetened with honey so you can treat them too!

Amelia Earhart Bark Park

This five-acre dog park is located in Hialeah is open seven days a week from 8am to sunset. The park has separate areas for small and large dogs and is completely fenced off. There are plenty of benches and shaded areas as well as water fountains to keep both humans and pooches well hydrated. The park is also equipped with dog poo bags and waste bins. Parking is free during the week but there is a charge at weekend.

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This laid-back burger bar in Coconut Grove offers a range of burgers, sandwiches and bites made with sustainable, local ingredients. Dogs are welcome to join you in the outdoor patio area. They even have their own section on the menu which features meatloaf, chicken and even a doggy craft beer! 

Lincoln Road Mall

This palm-tree lined pedestrianised shopping mall in Miami Beach is home to some of the biggest names in retail and dining. It’s also home to a farmer’s market and antiques market as well as outdoor cinema nights. Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times but many of the restaurants have outdoor dining areas that will welcome your pooch. While you’re there, check out the pet boutique Dog Bar, selling everything from collars and leashes to dental care and grooming supplies. 

So whether you want a beachside stroll, a juicy burger or an afternoon of shopping, you’re bound to find something to do with your dog in Miami.

Fri Apr 30 2021