Dog Friendly Activities in Santa Monica, CA

There are 21 dog friendly activities in Santa Monica. 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 Santa Monica.

Pet Friendly Dog Park at Airport Park
Dog Park at Airport Park Locals are welcome to bring their pets to play off-leash at this fenced dog park in Airport Park! This recreation area includes a separate small dog area. Non-residents may get a temporary permit. The park is closed for maintenance on Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM. See Details
Pet Friendly Dog Run at Memorial Park
Dog Run at Memorial Park Take Fido to play with his four-legged friends at the dog run at Memorial Park! This small fenced-in space in Santa Monica, CA, where pups can play off-leash, is located north of the tennis courts on the west side of the larger community park. Please note a Santa Monica dog license or temporary permit is required. The run is closed for maintenance on Thursdays, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM. See Details
DOG PPL Bring Fido to DOG PPL, the first canine social club in Santa Monica, CA. This dog-friendly park, cafe, bar and lounge fuses comfort and safety, by using the model of a private members club. The off-leash turfed yard offers plenty of space for pups to explore while being supervised by trained rufferees. The cafe and bar feature coffee, tea, beer and wine for the visiting humans to enjoy. Visit their website for membership information. See Details
Herb Katz Dog Park at Joslyn Park Pups licensed with the city of Santa Monica, CA, can visit Herb Katz Dog Park in Joslyn Park to play with their furry friends! This 1.25-acre fenced-in recreation area features a separate small dog area. Temporary permits are available for non-residents. Closed for maintenance on Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM. See Details
Pacific Street Dog Park Dogs love playing with their pet companions at Pacific Street Dog Park in Santa Monica, CA! This recreation area features an acre of off-leash space with shaded seats and human and dog water fountains. The park is closed for maintenance on Wednesdays, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM. See Details
Santa Monica Pier and Boardwalk Santa Monica Pier and Boardwalk is pet friendly! This seaside destination boasts a range of shops and cafes, plus an amusement park and aquarium. Leashed dogs are allowed on the pier and surrounding boardwalks but prohibited from entering Pacific Park, the beach, or businesses without confirming pet policies. See Details
Third Street Promenade Third Street Promenade is pet friendly! This pedestrian mall shopping, dining, and entertainment complex in the downtown area of Santa Monica, CA, is a nice place to bring your pup to stretch his legs. It is considered a premier shopping and dining district on the Westside and draws crowds from all over the Greater Los Angeles area. Confirm pet policies before entering businesses. See Details
Fitness Class With Your Dog 'Fitness Class With Your Dog' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Tracy. With Feet & Paws, you can work on your fitness and dog training goals at the same time. Start with a short consultation, before enjoying a 60 minute, all-level group exercise class that combines fitness training with dog obedience. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 18 and up. Consult includes health screening. If you are concerned, please reach out to us before signing up so we can discuss this in more detail. Rates start at $65 per person. See Details
The Bike Center Santa Monica The Bike Center Santa Monica is pet-friendly. Take your dog for a ride along the beach in a front loading electric assist cargo bike. Leave the car behind and get some fresh air while traveling to your dogs favorite destinations. Well-behaved pups are welcome to be your canine co-pilot. The Bike Center Santa Monica is open Monday through Friday from 11am to 5pm and Saturday to Sunday from 9am to 5pm. See Details
Edward Avedis Fine Jewelry Take Fido to shop for rings, earrings, necklaces, and more at the pet-friendly Edward Avedis Fine Jewelry. This jeweler can be found inside the Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows. Leashed dogs are welcome inside and can help you decide which bespoke dog tag they want for their next birthday! See Details
The Art of Palmistry and Tarot 'The Art of Palmistry and Tarot' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Tabitha. The class will begin with an explanation to each guest about the lines inside of their palm. Then, move onto the tarot cards and learn what it all means. Dogs are welcome to learn about these mystical skills, too. The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 18 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Rates start at $20 per person. See Details
Learn English & Santa Monica Food Tour 'Learn English & Santa Monica Food Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Joanna. Dogs are welcome on this outside walking tour. Not all establishments will allow your pup inside, but there are many outdoor seating options along the way. Chat with your host in English and learn how to describe food and other things on your tour. The experience lasts 4 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $79 per person. See Details
Exploring Historic Homes of the Stars 'Exploring Historic Homes of the Stars' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Hadley. You and your pooch will take a guided, historical beachfront walking tour of this "Gold Coast" stretch of Palisades Beach Road in Santa Monica, known by many as “The American Riviera” or “Rolls Royce Row.” Discover the exterior architecture of these exclusive homes and hear about the history of this neighborhood. Please ensure your pup is OK with walking on sand. The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate up to 9 guests ages 13 and up. Rates start at $28 per person. See Details
Iconic LA Sights in One Day 'Iconic LA Sights in One Day' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Javier. Carefully navigate the traffic filled streets of LA and enjoy your day at the famous locations you want to see in LA. Small dogs are welcome. Contact your host for details. The experience lasts 4 hours and can accommodate up to 7 guests ages 3 and up. Rates start at $98 per person. See Details
LA's Hidden Gems Photo Shoot 'LA's Hidden Gems Photo Shoot' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Sergio. You and Fido will be guided around interesting locations throughout Santa Monica to catch amazing sunset views using a drone and professional camera. Your unique footage will be edited and sent to you after the experience. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 18 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Rates start at $180 per person. See Details
Santa Monica Beach Lifestyle Photo Shoot 'Santa Monica Beach Lifestyle Photo Shoot' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Olya. Walk along the pier and beach with your pooch while your host takes photos of you. Capture some memories on the sand, in the waves, with the iconic lifeguard hut and more. You will receive a link to a private online gallery with all of the best high resolution edited photos, that will includes 35 photos. If you wish to download additional photos, the rate is $10 per photo. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests of all ages. Rates start at $150 per person. See Details
Santa Monica Scavenger Hunt: Beachfront Bliss in Santa Monica Discover art, culture, and history while you walk with your leashed pup to different landmarks during the pet-friendly Santa Monica Scavenger Hunt: Beachfront Bliss in Santa Monica, CA. This app-led hunt can be completed anytime while you visit featured sites like Pacific Park, Chez Jay and the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium. See Details
Sound & Light Bath with Crystals 'Sound & Light Bath with Crystals' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Jenny & Seth. Well-behaved dogs are welcome to enjoy this light and sound bath, and experience the spectrum of colors and musical notes, as well as Reiki, crystals and aromatherapy. The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate one guest ages 18 and up. You are welcome to bring your partner or one friend. Rates start at $150 per person. See Details
Run and See Santa Monica Pier Landmarks 'Run and See Santa Monica Pier Landmarks' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Jerold. The run will be 5 miles round trip. On this journey, run through scenic Palisades Park, turn at the totem pole, then down to the beach and past the iconic Ferris wheel. The pace will be at 9-10 minutes per mile. Leashed dogs are welcome if they can keep up. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $9 per person. See Details
Airport Park Spend some time outdoors with your furry friend at a dog-friendly park in Santa Monica, CA, Airport Park! This scenic four-acre park near the airport offers a designated off-leash dog park, playground, walking paths, and a sports field. Ensure your pup is leashed until he enters the specific dog run area. See Details