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Dog Owners Guide to San Diego, CA, US
Need help deciding where to stay, play, or eat with Fido in San Diego, CA, US? Get the scoop on our favorite pet friendly hotels in San Diego, dog friendly activities in San Diego, and restaurants that allow dogs in San Diego below. Or, visit the San Diego Dog Forum to talk to local dog owners about the best places to bring Fido in the city.
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Most Popular Pet Friendly Accommodations in San Diego

Ocean Beach Inn

Ocean Beach Hotel is pet friendly! Up to two dogs of any size and there is no pet fee. There are no breed restrictions. PLEASE NOTE: Pet friendly rooms are ONLY first floor courtyard rooms. Pets ...
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$100 (no pet fee)

Hotel Indigo San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

Hotel Indigo - San Diego Gaslamp Quarter welcomes a maximum of two pets, of any size, per guest room for no additional fee. The hotel's rooftop bar is also pet friendly.
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$126 (no pet fee)

Hotel Solamar

Hotel Solamar is very pet friendly! Pets of any size are allowed with no fee. There is no specified limit on the number of pets allowed per room. Cats, birds, reptiles, and other animals are welcome!
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$158 (no pet fee)

Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU

Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites is pet friendly! Two cats or dogs (up to 50 lbs) are welcome for an additional fee of $15 per pet per night. Quiet, well behaved pets may be left ...
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$90 + pet fee

Kona Kai Resort

Kona Kai Resort welcomes a maximum of two pets, of any size, per guest room for an additional $75 per stay plus $35 per night; one night stay, $110. Pets may not be left unattended at ...
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$119 + pet fee
Most Popular Dog Friendly Attractions in San Diego

The Original Dog Beach

Perhaps the most popular canine hotspot in San Diego is The Original Dog Beach located at the northern end of Ocean Beach. Here, dogs can roam off leash at any time of the day. Owners should ...

Fiesta Island Off Leash Dog Park

Most of this large sandy island in Mission Bay is designated leash-free for dogs. Lots of sandy dunes to romp in, and the calm bay waters lets the more adventurous dogs take a quick dip. There ...

Cabrillo Tide Pools Trail

Cabrillo Tide Pools Trail is an easy, 0.5 mile hike in Cabrillo National Monument that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. Although some people along the trail may tell you that your dog ...

Cowles Mountain

Pets are welcome to join you on leashes as you hike this popular San Diego mountain. Enjoy the gorgeous views from the summit.

Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve

Pets are welcome on-leash on the trails of this lovely San Diego preservation area.
Most Popular Dog Friendly Restaurants in San Diego

The Patio on Lamont Street

The Patio on Lamont Street offers up inspired California cuisine that caters to foodies and the canines they love. Upon arrival, Fido will receive a gourmet house-made dog biscuit and a fresh bowl of water. You ...

O'Bistro Café

The O'Bistro has a great ambiance in Ocean Beach!! There is a large seating area outside where many locals bring their dogs. They provide a big water bowl and always offer to give my puppy a ...

Pier Cafe

Pier Cafe is a casual beach eatery with great food that allows both you and your dog to enjoy the ocean views.

Baja Betty's

This is a fun out going place to hang out and people watch have a tasty margarita or Sunday mimosa's. Located on University in the hip town of Hillcrest. I don't work there - they have ...

The Regal Beagle

The Regal Beagle is pet friendly and serves great local bar with a constantly rotating selection of craft beers. Dogs are welcomed on the patio and the bartenders will gladly fill the dog dish with fresh ...
Most Popular Dog Friendly Events in San Diego

7th Annual Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade
December 14, 2014 in San Diego, CA, US

All pet owners and their furry, feathered and scaled companions are invited to don their favorite costumes and put their best paw, wing and fin forward for this jolly promenade and pet expo, which starts and ...

Canine Companions DogFest Walk 'n Roll
November 22, 2014 in San Diego, CA, US

Get ready for a tail waggin' good time at the San Diego DogFest Walk 'n Roll, the national event of Canine Companions for Independence! It is an activity filled day featuring a wheel friendly walk culminating ...

Hounds for Hope Walk
August 2, 2014 in San Diego, CA, US

Come join our 4th annual charity walk to support canine good health and a wonderful cause. This family-friendly event features a one-mile walk along the beautiful San Diego Bay, ending in a festival with local vendors ...

Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals
August 9, 2014 in San Diego, CA, US

The 18th annual Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals kicks off in San Diego at Qualcomm Stadium. The top sixteen dogs from the qualifying round will advance to the San Diego final at the Del Mar Race Track. The ...

Furry Foster at Hillcrest CityFest 2014
August 10, 2014 in San Diego, CA, US

Furry Foster and our Rescue Partners will be returning to the Hillcrest Cityfest this year. Come say HI! to the Furry Foster team, our local rescue partners and a ton of doggies who need your help ...
Most Popular Dog Friendly Businesses in San Diego

PETCO Carmel Mountain Ranch

PETCO is a leading retailer of premium pet food and supplies with more than 850 stores in 49 states. At this location, you'll find more than 10,000 high-quality pet products, as well as professional dog training, ...

The Golden Paw

At The Golden Paw, grooming is always a paw-sitive experience for you and your pet. They use only the finest products and equipment to make your pet look and feel their best. All pets are bathed ...

Spoil 'em Rotten Pet Sitting

Tracey Thompson has been "professionally" spoiling pets in San Diego since 1996. She started her pet sitting service after being a Kennel Tech at a boarding facility and saw the importance of caring for pets in ...

Rover.com San Diego Dog Sitters

Need to attend an important business meeting, go to a wedding, or even just have a romantic dinner without Fido when you're in San Diego? If your plans will require you to be apart for a ...

Camp Bow Wow San Diego

Offering San Diego dog daycare and boarding. We separate the dogs into our indoor / outdoor play yards based on their size, temperament and play style where they socialize and play with other dogs all day ...
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