New Dog Parks and Pet-Friendly Attractions: February 2024

Posted by Kayla Mack

As February unfolds, love is in the air, not just for humans but also for our four-legged family members. In this month of affection, we're on a mission to show you the newest dog-friendly establishments - from dog bars and breweries to wineries and parks. Embrace the warmth at these distinctive spots, where you can celebrate companionship, try new adventures and create unforgettable memories.

Rex & Relax Indoor Dog Park

Spokane, WA
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Invite Fido to break free from his winter hibernation in the enticing atmosphere of Rex & Relax Indoor Dog Park in Spokane, WA. The facility boasts a clean, climate-controlled environment with agility equipment, ensuring your pup's happiness year-round. Don't forget to treat your furry best friend to something from their customized dog menu, which offers a range of treats, bakery items and even pet-friendly margaritas. Parents can indulge in snacks and a refreshing beverage while pups enjoy playtime.

After your dog explores every area of the park, head to the Fairfield Inn and Suites Spokane Valley, conveniently located near I-90.

The Boozy Mutt

Philadelphia, PA
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Embark on a groundbreaking adventure at The Boozy Mutt, Philadelphia's latest sensation, and Pennsylvania's first indoor and outdoor off-leash dog bar. Your furry friend can enjoy freedom at this 6,500-square-foot facility, overseen by “rufferees”, ensuring a “pawsome” time. They offer TVs to watch the game while your pup plays and WiFi for guests to work from the bar. Their menu features punny cocktails, bar bites, and, of course, a dog menu. From biscuits to coconut chicken nuggets, they've got Fido covered.

After a fun-filled day, unwind comfortably at the Alexander Inn, where water bowls, treats and a comfy bed await your companion's relaxation for no additional pet fee.

Urban Cellar Winery

Fayetteville, AR
This Yorkie takes 'barrel of laughs' to a whole new level. Photo by Unsplash/Giorgio Trovato

Urban Cellar Winery in Fayetteville, AR, is a delight for wine enthusiasts and their pups, offering a warm welcome with open paws. This venue blends European charm with a funky flair, presenting wines crafted in-house from fruits worldwide. Savor a glass and enjoy a light bite on the cozy patio, complete with fire pits to keep you and your friends, both two- and four-legged, comfortably warm.

After enjoying a night out under the stars, you and your pooch can walk over to Graduate Fayetteville, where you'll discover creative interiors and college nostalgia in a conveniently located space for a peaceful evening.

Rocket City Dog Bar

Huntsville, AL
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Head to the Rocket City Dog Bar in Huntsville, AL, where the perfect blend of craft brews and canine camaraderie awaits you in the vibrant taproom. Indulge your taste buds in the diverse selection of beverages while your pup explores their expansive 8,000-square-foot facility dedicated to supervised on- and off-leash zones. If you want to elevate your visit, join in on the excitement at their themed trivia nights and movie screenings to create tail-wagging memories.

After introducing Fido to new friends, settle in for a restful night’s sleep at nearby Homewood Suites by Hilton Huntsville Downtown.

Paddlefish Brewing Co.

Saint Peter, MN
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Paddlefish Brewing Co. is the first brewery to grace Saint Peter, MN, since 1942! They're not just about crafting exceptional beverages; they also create a haven where families, students, and furry friends can come together to enjoy good times and great company. Dive into a diverse lineup, from lagers to IPAs and seltzers, while immersing yourself in the town's history through captivating photos on the walls. The dog ambassador, Izzy, can often be spotted mingling with patrons.

Extend the fun by spoiling your pup at nearby Saint Peter Dog Park, then make your way to Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Mankato East an IHG Hotel.

Riverside Bark

Victoria, TX
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Treat your furry best friend to a tail-wagging day at Riverside Bark in Victoria, TX. Designed with consideration for dogs of every size, this outdoor sanctuary boasts separate play zones, agility gear, refreshing water fountains, and even a timeout area. It's an ideal setting for your pooch, with plenty of shaded spots and comfortable seating. Selected as a Girl Scout Gold Award project and developed in collaboration with the City's Parks and Recreation, this off-leash area is a heartfelt memorial for Girl Scout, Izzy Drane and her beloved canine companion, Bosco.

Following your adventures in the dog run and the expansive 600-acre Riverside Park, visit The Pump House Riverside Restaurant and Bar, where you can enjoy a meal on the pet-friendly patio. Once you've satisfied your appetite, check in at the Lone Star Inn & Suites.

Are any new dog parks or pet-friendly attractions opening in your town? Leave a comment or tweet us @BringFido!

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