Dog Friendly Activities in Venice, CA

There are 9 dog friendly activities in Venice. 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 Venice.

Pet Friendly Westminster Dog Park
Westminster Dog Park Dogs are welcome off-leash at this small Venice dog park. The park is open each day from sunrise to sunset, but closed every Tuesday, 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM for regular maintenance See Details
Pet Friendly Venice Beach Walking Tour with Rescue Dogs
Venice Beach Walking Tour with Rescue Dogs 'Venice Beach Walking Tour with Rescue Dogs' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Ryan. Bohemian Venice Beach is the perfect setting to lend a hand to dogs in need and get them seen by the public for adoption. Start off with a leisurely stroll through the canals, as your host tells you about the dogs and local residences. Then, your pack will make your way to the famous Venice Beach sign and the boardwalk. Don't forget to let Ryan know that you're bringing your dog along before reserving a spot on the walk. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 8 guests ages 2 and up. Rates start at $35 per person. See Details
Walking Photo Tour of Venice Beach 'Walking Photo Tour of Venice Beach' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Barbara. This experience is a guided tour of Venice Beach, which could include unique sights like famous Muscle Beach, Dogtown's Skate Park, murals, famous movie locations and studios, historic landmarks, exciting street performers and more. Dogs are welcome to join the tour on a leash. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 15 guests ages 10 and up. Feel free to message me about days that aren't listed as I'm probably available. Rates start at $30 per person. See Details
Exclusive Venice Beach Photography Tour 'Exclusive Venice Beach Photography Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Josh. Take a stroll with your pooch as you are guided to all of the most iconic spots in the area. Your host will help you capture the best angles for photographs at each location. You and Fido will see sights such as the Venice Sign, the skatepark, the strand, Muscle Beach, the Venice Pier, and more then ending with sunset at the beach. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $44 per person. See Details
Venice Beach Walking Tour Hidden Gems 'Venice Beach Walking Tour Hidden Gems' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Alison. You and your pooch will take a guided walking tour of of Venice Beach. Explore sights such as the iconic Venice sign, the boardwalk, Muscle Beach, Venice Canals, Washington Square, and other famous landmarks and hidden gems. Your host will also show you movie and TV filming locations, and you may meet some local characters, or watch artists creating public art. Please ensure your pup is leashed at all times. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 18 and up. Guests should be comfortable walking for 90 minutes. Rates start at $30 per person. See Details
L.A. Photography Masterclass 'L.A. Photography Masterclass' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Josh. Your well-behaved pooch is welcome to join you at this deep dive into photography session. Your host will design the session around your level and the type of photography you want to do. You will discuss equipment, light, composition, lens choice and working with talent. You will also look at masters work to gain an understanding of how to see the world specifically for the purpose of creating unique images in your own style. The experience lasts 4 hours and can accommodate up to 2 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $275 per person. See Details
Santa Monica / Venice Instagram Shooting 'Santa Monica / Venice Instagram Shooting' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Tutku. If you don't mind using your own car, Fido is welcome to come along on this photoshoot where your host will take photos of you with either their iPhone 11 Pro, or with your phone/camera. Capture West Coast memories at locations such as Santa Monica Pier, Route 66 sign, Venice sign, boardwalk and canals, and more. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 2 and up. Rates start at $60 per person. 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
The Santa Monica Venice Tour 'The Santa Monica Venice Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Taranjit. You and your pooch will take a customized walking tour of the Venice area, visiting sights such as the Venice sign, boardwalk, Venice Canals, Muscle Beach, Santa Monica Pier, 3rd Street Promenade, and other famous landmarks and hidden gems. Your host is happy to be your photographer throughout the day so that you can get some great photos with Fido at each stop. Please contact host prior to booking to notify them that you will be bringing a pup. The experience lasts 4.5 hours and can accommodate one guest ages 21 and up. Since I recommend the best of the places to eat and drink, please have your valid IDs along. Rates start at $100 per person. See Details
Westridge-Canyonback Wilderness Park Your pup is welcome to join you as you hike the trails of Westridge-Canyonback Wilderness Park and enjoy gorgeous views of downtown and the ocean. Mutt mitts are provided along many of the trails. The Westridge fire road provides trail access for hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians along the north-south ridgeline. The park is contiguous with the 20,000-acre urban wilderness park known as the “Big Wild.” The park is accessible from both the San Fernando Valley at San Vincente Mountain Park and from West Los Angeles, at the end of Westridge Road. See Details
The Grove The Grove is an ultimate destination for entertainment, The Grove offers shopping, dining, and enjoyment in a pet-friendly (and child-friendly) atmosphere. Also, check out the adjacent park and historic farmers market! See Details
Runyon Canyon Park Runyon Canyon Park is a 160-acre city park near Hollywood and the Hollywood Hills. The park features a 90-acre off-leash dog park with an abundance of hiking trails. Although Fido does not need to be kept on a leash, owners must clean up after their pets. Baggie stations are located throughout the park. See Details
Solstice Canyon Bring your pet out for a bit of exercise on this mild hike, which afford breathtaking views of the ocean. Leashed pets are welcome. Solstice Canyon features several options for easy, moderate, or strenuous hikes through coastal sage scrub and riparian plant communities. Visitors can enjoy a picnic, a shady stroll along the Solstice Canyon Trail, or a more challenging climb up the Rising Sun Trail. The perennial waterfall is a popular hiking destination, and along the way you might encounter acorn woodpeckers, alligator lizards, fence lizards, or a red-tailed hawk soaring overhead. Dogs are allowed but must remain on a leash, not to exceed six feet, at all times. Please pick­ up after your dog. See Details
West Mandeville Fire Road Pets are welcome on-leash on the West Mandeville Fire Road - 10 miles of trails at this rarely crowded Brentwood park with beautiful views of the mountains and ocean. See Details
Lake Hollywood Park Lake Hollywood Park is where the locals bring their dogs for playtime and socialization under the Hollywood sign. There are signs stating that dogs should be kept on a leash, and rangers do visit to enforce these rules. See Details
Mount Hollywood Trail at Griffith Park Mount Hollywood Trail is an easy, 3-mile hike in Griffith Park that will take about 1.5 hours to complete with Fido. This section of the mountain is owned by the city and offers what are quite possibly the best views of the Hollywood sign and the Los Angeles Basin. You will also enjoy the scenery as you look over at the San Gabriels or out to the ocean. Just make sure to keep Fido on a leash during the hike and clean up any pet messes. The trail can be accessed by parking at either the Griffith Observatory or at the Ferndell Trail in Los Feliz. See Details
Mildred E Mathias Botanical Garden The Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden (MEMBG) is a 7-acre public garden on the UCLA campus and open free to the public. Leashed dogs are welcome. Located on the beautiful campus of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), this garden maintains one of the most important living botanical collections in the United States, with plant specimens from all over the world. See Details
LA's Secret Painted Stairs 'LA's Secret Painted Stairs' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Christopher. This experience has several areas without sidewalks and narrow roads where cars come from both directions, and there are many dogs in the area as well. As long as you are comfortable walking your dog in those situations, then he's welcome. In this 90 minute walking tour, you will explore beautiful Silver Lake. This 2 mile walk will take you up and down several hidden stair cases in the area. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 12 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Your host always brings his small dog Odin on the tour. He loves people and will be there to encourage you if you get tired. Rates start at $20 per person. See Details
LA River Corgis Kayak Cruise 'LA River Corgis Kayak Cruise' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Anthea. These classes will take place in an under-explored lagoon section of the Los Angeles River. You'll meet riverside, talk about goals for the class, then hop on the river for some basic drilling in strokes and navigation. Rates start at $55 per person. See Details
Experience Healing Reiki with Your Dog 'Experience Healing Reiki with Your Dog' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Victor. Experience reiki in a zen space with tea and dog treats, relax in an urban forest, and be healed by a reiki master, Mina Bahadori. Mina will take a moment to explore whether there is a specific purpose for the healing, or if the guest is simply seeking an overall feeling of balance. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 2 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $155 per person. See Details
Morning Magic Meditation with Your Dog 'Morning Magic Meditation with Your Dog' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Victor. Guests who visit for a meditation will be welcomed into the zen space with tea and vegan snacks, plus dog treats for Fido. This class is the perfect experience for a traveler looking to gain an understanding of what this wellness center is all about. Morning Magic is led by the intuitive healer, Olivia Rae, and combines meditation with animal communication to teach you tools for connecting with your dog on a spiritual level. The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $15 per person. See Details
Runyon Dog Hike with Hollywood Actress 'Runyon Dog Hike with Hollywood Actress' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Samantha. The experience lasts 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 18 and up. Must be good doing a 40-60 minute hike min, need wakling shoes, must love dogs:) Must enjoy life and be ready to laugh and have fun:) Rates start at $25/person. See Details
Hike Runyon Canyon with a Rescue Dog 'Hike Runyon Canyon with a Rescue Dog' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience. Bring your own pooch to make some canine pals along the way on this canyon walk. Along with exercising and socializing, you'll help the team take photos to publicize their cases. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 20 guests ages 12 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Rates start at $38 per person. See Details
Hit the Town with a Hollywood Actress 'Hit the town with a Hollywood Actress' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Francesca. Navigate the twists and turns of Hollywood Boulevard and discover historical spots, hidden gems, and the true spirit of Hollywood with a working actress. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests of all ages. Guests must be able to walk about a mile comfortably. Rates start at $35 per person. See Details