Dog Friendly Birmingham, AL

Need help deciding where to stay, play, or eat with your dog in Birmingham, AL? Get the scoop on our favorite pet friendly hotels, restaurants, and activities in Birmingham, AL below! Or give us a call at 877-411-FIDO to book your dog-friendly vacation in Birmingham, AL now.


Need to find a place to stay with Fido in Birmingham, AL? No problem. There are 33 pet friendly hotels in Birmingham, AL. You'll find information on all the most popular pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds in Birmingham, AL below.

Sheraton Birmingham Hotel

Sheraton Birmingham is dog-friendly! Two dogs up to 60 lbs are welcome for no additional fee. Pets may not be left unattended. Cats and other animals are not permitted.

Birmingham Airbnb Rentals

Pet policies are determined by the individual host of each Airbnb property. For more information on the pet fee, weight limit and other restrictions at a particular property in Birmingham, please contact the host directly or read the "house rules" section of their listing.


Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 57 dog friendly restaurants in Birmingham, AL! A handful of our favorite sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, bars, and other eateries in Birmingham, AL that welcome Fido to join at an outdoor table are listed below. Bon appetit!


Get out and play! There are 10 dog friendly activities in Birmingham, AL. You'll find information on our favorite dog parks, beaches, hiking trails, tours, stores, and lots of other "animal attractions" below.

Rhodes Park

Leashed dogs are welcome in Rhodes Park, which is located near Highland Avenue and 27th Place.

Ruffner Mountain Nature Center

At over 1,000 acres in size, Ruffner Mountain Nature Center provides visitors with over 11 miles of scenic hiking trails in a protected urban area. The center offers educational programs, weekend activities, and ample opportunities to view wildlife. The best part for dog owners is that the park is pet-friendly. Just remember that all dogs must be on a leash at all times, and owners must clean up after their pets.

The Market at Pepper Place

Leashed dogs of all sizes are welcome at this market featuring local fruits, vegetables, baked goods, and other edibles along with items from local artisans.


When you want to really spoil your dog, or just meet other dog owners in Birmingham, AL who are as crazy about their pets are you are, there's no better place to bring Fido than a dog event. You'll find information on some of our favorite annual dog events in Birmingham, AL below.


When traveling with dogs, one thing is certain. Poop happens. Luckily, there are 19 pet services in Birmingham, AL that can help you out with poop bags (or anything else you may need). You'll find information on the most popular pet stores, pet sitters, trainers, groomers, and other pet businesses in Birmingham, AL below.

PetSmart Trussville

PetSmart is the #1 retailer of pet food and supplies in the United States, with more than 1000 stores across the country. In addition to pet food and supplies, you'll also find a Banfield Veterinary Clinic, PetsHotel/Doggie Daycare, grooming, training, and animal adoptions at this location.

DogVacay Birmingham

Find the perfect pet sitter near you to watch your pup while you're in Birmingham! Our partners at DogVacay know that even when you're traveling with your dog, you can't take him everywhere. That's where DogVacay's thousands of vetted and insured pet sitters across the country come in. Sitters can watch your pup for a few hours, a whole day, or overnight - in your hotel room or in their home. All reservations included pet insurance and 24/7 customer care, and you'll get photo and video updates so you can see how much fun your dog is having!

Banfield Pet Hospital – Trussville

Conveniently located inside Petsmart, Banfield Pet Hospital offers superior medical care for pets. At the present time, they're considered one of the leading pet hospitals in the United States with more than 700 locations nationwide. Visit Banfield today and your pet will be 'treated like family' by the veterinarian and entire staff.

Pawms Pet Resort

Here at The Pawms, each pet is treated as a member of the family. We provide excellent care and customer service, and can tailor any stay at The Pawms to fit each unique animal. We also feel that one of the benefits of boarding your pets with us is that our facility is attached to Advanced Veterinary Care of Vestavia, meaning that your pets also have access to a full staff of veterinarians and veterinary technicians.

PetSmart Grooming

Every dog and cat, regardless of size, breed, age or coat type, needs to be groomed on a regular basis. The caring professionals at PetSmart Grooming Salons are available seven days a week and provide an array of services to ensure your pet is happy, healthy and looks great. Visit your local PetSmart Grooming Salon for more information on rates and to schedule an appointment.

PetSmart Training

PetSmart's accredited pet training instructors can help you achieve positive, consistent behavior from Fido. Classes are available for Puppies, Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced dogs. Click-A-Trick, Private Education, and Personal Training Camp may also be available. Visit your local PetSmart for more information on class times and prices.

Traveler Photos

Want to feature your creature? Upload a photo of your pet at Birmingham below! You can also share by using the hashtag #bringfido on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest.

Anonymous Submitted Apr 03, 2016
Anonymous Submitted Apr 03, 2016

Ice Cream Day

This photo was taken at Birmingham in Birmingham, AL, US. Cloey gets ice cream at Brusters.

Leslie Palmer Submitted Jan 18, 2016
Leslie Palmer Submitted Jan 18, 2016

Hugo enjoying the Slice patio

This photo was taken at Birmingham in Birmingham, AL, US. Hugo, a 6 month old Irish wolfhound loves dining at Slice Pizza and Brew.

Leslie Submitted Dec 11, 2015
Leslie Submitted Dec 11, 2015

Poodle on the Patio

This photo was taken at Birmingham in Birmingham, AL, US. Jane enjoying the Patio of The Filling Station.

Isabelle Submitted May 19, 2015
Isabelle Submitted May 19, 2015


This photo was taken at Birmingham in Birmingham, AL, US. My dog rascal enjoying the fun at Rocky Moss Preserve in Alabama

Leigh Laser Collins Submitted Jul 11, 2013
Leigh Laser Collins Submitted Jul 11, 2013

Baby Ruth Collins says, 'Please hurry and build Remy's Dog Park'!

This photo was taken at Birmingham in Birmingham, AL, US. Don't worry, Baby Ruth! Your community is getting GOING this weekend for 'Doggie Work Days' at Red Mountain Park!

Casey Niles Submitted Feb 21, 2013
Casey Niles Submitted Feb 21, 2013

Crimson Tide

This photo was taken at Birmingham in Birmingham, AL, US. Crimson Tide

Ashton Hammonds Submitted Feb 11, 2011
Ashton Hammonds Submitted Feb 11, 2011


This photo was taken at Birmingham in Birmingham, AL, US. This is our 5 month old yellow lab, Lily!