Dog Friendly Activities in New York, NY

There are 186 dog friendly activities in New York. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in New York.

Pet Friendly Dinner with Dogs
Dinner with Dogs "Dinner with Dogs" is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience. Your host runs Chase & Papi, an innovative dog event planning company featured in the NY Times. In this experience, cook an easy meal for dinner and a tasty snack for your dog with the same ingredients. Watch the chef first and learn how to recreate both the meal and your pet's treat. When it's done, sit down and enjoy it together. Rates start at $80. See Details
Pet Friendly Sirius Dog Run
Sirius Dog Run The Sirius Dog Run in Battery Park City's Gateway Plaza area is a great dog run with new paving. It is a beautiful part of the city, and many friendly dogs and their humans love this area. It is named after one of the Rescue Labs that gave his life during the 9-11 search and rescue operations. See Details
Central Park No trip to Manhattan with your dog would be complete without a stroll through Central Park. Dogs must remain on-leash in the park except during designated off-leash hours in 23 areas of Central Park. Off-leash hours are before 9:00 am and after 9:00 pm. There are over 15 dog fountains throughout the park. Visit the website for specific information on dog-friendly areas. Make sure to always clean up after your pet. See Details
Puppy Picasso Puppy Picasso is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience. Paint with your pooch on a canvas with non-toxic paint and learn great technique from a talented artist. Themes range from flowers to rainbows and animals. Rates start at $35. See Details
East Village Bark Tour with Sasha East Village Bark Tour with Sasha is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience. Meet Sasha the dog at Union Square to start your tour. You'll then walk down Broadway to Washington Square Park, stop at the fountain to take pictures and rest at one of the benches. Sasha will then take you to a dog park and the pet-friendly B&H bakery. Tours start at $58. See Details
Inwood Hill Park Trail Inwood Hill Park Trail is an easy, 2 mile hike that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. Moderate slopes offer you and your pup some exercise as you hike through the only natural park on Manhattan Island. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. See Details
Street Art Scene with Insider 'Street Art Scene with Insider' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Audrey. Your leashed pup is welcome to join you on this guided walking tour of SoHo, Lower East Side, Chinatown and more. You will see murals along the way created for LISA Project NYC by internationally-famous street artists and learn about the process and stories behind each piece. Tour is rain or shine; check the forecast and dress comfortably. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 13 guests ages 8 and up. Rates start at $30 per person. See Details
See 30+ Top New York Sights Fun Guide 'See 30+ Top New York Sights Fun Guide' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Geoff. If your pooch meets NYC subway sizing requirement to ride the subway, then this tour is for you both! Your host will guide you and your pooch through NYC major landmarks and you will get to hear about history and legends along the way. See historic and iconic buildings, statues, popular neighborhoods, Central Park and more. The experience lasts 5 hours and can accommodate up to 20 guests ages 2 and up. Rates start at $40 per person. See Details
West 72nd Street Dog Run West 72nd Street Dog Park in New York City makes the big city feel cozy to a dog owner and features two separate areas, plenty of seating, and lots of shade. See Details
Stuyvesant Park Dog Run Dogs of all sizes and their owners enjoy this well-shaded and relatively clean dog run. The surrounding area is also very peaceful, and the park across the street is also a great place to walk your (on-leash) dog, with beautifully kept flowers and fountains. See Details
Madison Square Park Dog Run This popular NYC dog park is a bit on the smaller side, but is a favorite among NYC dog-lovers. Double-entry/exit gates help ensure your dog's safety when anyone enters or leaves the park. Water is available for dogs during the late spring, summer, and early fall, but bring your own, just in case. Plenty of seating and shade available. See Details
Chinatown and Little Italy Tour 'Chinatown and Little Italy Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Richard Andrew. You and Fido will be guided through Chinatown, Five Points, and Little Italy, learning about the history of each area and the people who created these areas. There will be two stops that dogs won't be allowed inside - a dumplings shack and an Italian bakery - but you can wait outside with your dog and the food samples will be brought to you. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests of all ages. Rates start at $35 per person. See Details
Z-Travel & Leisure Tours If you want to find out more about NYC, take a tour with Art and Susan Zuckerman of Z-Travel and Leisure Tours. Art and Susan offer 80 different types of tours including neighborhood tours, themed tours, ethnic tours, food tours, water tours, and a chocolate tours. All their tours can be adapted for guests traveling with dogs. Just be sure to mention you will be bringing a dog when you call to schedule a tour. See Details
Turkish Coffee + Fortune 'Turkish Coffee + Fortune' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Uluc. Turkish coffee fortune reading is an authentic tradition dating back to the Ottoman empire of the 1600s. After drinking this sweet, espresso-like coffee, it is customary to have your fortune read from the grounds. Private sessions allow dogs. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $35 per person. See Details
Pug Hill A group of Pug owners meets here on weekends at noon and allows the pugs to roam off-leash. Definitely a sight to be seen even without a Pug. See Details
Carl Schurz Dog Park Carl Schurz Park has two off-leash dog runs where pups can mingle, and the promenade is a lovely place to stroll along the East River. See Details
Private Shoot with Celebrity Photographer 'Private Shoot with Celebrity Photographer' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Aria. Create some lasting memories with your pooch at this private photoshoot in the SoHo neighborhood. The area features historic architecture and iconic street art and that will capture one of a kind images. You will receive your photos the same day. The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate one guest ages 18 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Rates start at $125 per person. See Details
Marisa Perry Atelier Leashed dogs are welcome to join their humans in this fine jewelry store in the West Village at the entrance to the Meat Packing District. Pups are warmly created by Marisa and her canine companion. Dogs will be offered cookies, water, and a place to rest while humans shop for beautiful jewelry. See Details
Union Square Dog Run Friendly owners and pets come to interact at the Union Square Dog Run. Dogs must be on a leash (no more than six feet long) at all times, except in dog runs and designated off-leash areas at prescribed times. You must pick up after your dog and dispose of the waste in containers provided throughout the park. See Details
East River Park Esplanade Let your dog get some off-leash exercise at this clean, safe dog park, which is fully fenced. This park does tend to be busy in the evening hours. See Details
William Secord Gallery The William Secord Gallery specializes in the sale of 19th and 20th century paintings. The only gallery of its kind in North America, it was established by William Secord in 1990. Since then, it has become a popular destination for those interested in original dog paintings, works on paper, sculptures, books on dogs or commissioning a portrait of your pet. Whether it is an antique dog painting, an antique walking stick, a 19th century French bronze, or a portrait of your favorite pet, there is always something of interest at our gallery. For a dog lover it’s a must! See Details
Robert Moses Dog Park Your pet will love the chance to run and play off-leash at this fenced city dog park. See Details
Tompkins Square Dog Run NYC This popular off-leash dog park is fully fenced with plenty of space to run and benches for owners to relax. See Details
McNally Jackson Books An independent bookstore in New York City, McNally Books welcomes you and your pup to get lost in literature. With books arranged by country, you'll find yourself traveling all over the world just by flipping through the pages. See Details