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6 Most Dog Friendly Places to Eat and Shop in Orlando!

Where can you explore the city with your pup? Here are six of the most dog friendly places to eat and shop in Orlando. 

To go out or to stay in—that is the million dollar question. If you choose to go out, chances are you’ll have to leave your pup at home; or, do you have to choose? 

Fortunately, there are several local, Orlando dog friendly places to eat and shop at, so you won’t have to make the choice to leave Fido at home. 

Bringing your furry friend on mini shopping or eating adventures has many benefits, like keeping them social, mentally-stimulated and exercised to name a few. 

Now, you won’t have to choose whether or not to take your furry family member with you. Below are six dog friendly places, including restaurants and retail stores, that allow you to bring your pup with you. 

Dog friendly placesDog Friendly Places: Our Top 3 Restaurants

#1 Rock & Brews is definitely high on our list of dog friendly restaurants. They have comfortable and spacious outdoor seating areas giving your pup plenty of space to roam around your table. One of the more notable accommodations for Fido is their doggy menu selections. From cheeseburgers to rice and veggie bowls, they are sure to have a tasty meal for you and your pup.

#2 Jeremiah’s Italian Ice is a cute and sweet treat for you and your furry friend. They have peanut butter, classic vanilla or swirl gelati options to choose from. It makes for a fun night out or a quick date activity. 

#3 Rockpit Brewing is ideal if you’re looking for a night out and a local brew. They have a variety of beverages and foods provided by Cecil’s BBQ to enjoy. So, bring your furry friend and grab a brew, a bite and a seat at one of their pet friendly outdoor tables. 

Dog Friendly Places: Our Top 3 Shops

#1 Lowes has big aisles and plenty of hustle and bustle to stimulate your pup’s mind while you grab a few things for your home. Perhaps you might pick-up supplies to build a dog house or feeding tray.

#2 T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, & HomeGoods all allow your pup to shop with you, roaming the aisles by your side on a leash, of course. So, if you need to grab a few textiles and knick-knacks for your home or a new outfit and handbag, these stores have you and your pup in mind.

#3 Lush has strongly advocated and follows a no animal testing policy. Their love and care of animals is evident not only in their policies, but also that they allow you to bring your furry friend with you while you shop. There are plenty of organic sniffs your pup can explore during this shopping adventure. 

There are plenty more dog friendly places you and your pup can enjoy around Orlando. If you’re looking to keep your pup occupied, social and cool this summer, book a hydrotherapy session with us.