Dog Friendly Charleston, SC

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

Hotels

Need to find a place to stay with Fido in Charleston, SC? No problem. There are 75 pet friendly hotels in Charleston, SC. You'll find information on all the most popular pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds in Charleston, SC below.

2-Bedroom Apartment with Patio

This 2-bedroom vacation rental in Charleston allows pets of any size for a fee of $20/stay, plus the standard cleaning fee of $94/stay.

Outdoorsy Charleston

Pet policies are determined by the individual owner of each Outdoorsy vehicle. For more information on the pet fee, weight limit, and other restrictions for a particular vehicle in Charleston, please message the owner directly or read the "Rules" section of their listing. If the owner charges a pet fee, it will be mentioned in the "Add-ons" section.

Restaurants

Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 149 dog friendly restaurants in Charleston, SC! A handful of our favorite sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, bars, and other eateries in Charleston, SC that welcome Fido to join at an outdoor table are listed below. Bon appetit!

Activities

Get out and play! There are 40 dog friendly activities in Charleston, SC. You'll find information on our favorite dog parks, beaches, hiking trails, tours, stores, and lots of other "animal attractions" below.

James Island County Park

A visit to James Island County Park is a great way to spend an afternoon in Charleston with your pup. Said to be the best dog park in Charleston, this park features a dog beach, four acres of open grassy space, a cleaning station, fenced play area for small dogs, and waste stations.

Beach at Sullivans Island

Sullivan's Island is pet-friendly. All dogs on Sullivan Island, including day visitors and vacation renters, must have a town-issued dog permit to visit the island, including the beach based on a January to December schedule. Town Hall, located at 2056 Middle St, issues annual permits for $35 per dog if you're a resident and $50 for non-residents. Completed applications and proof of valid rabies vaccination are required for permit. The beach is open for off-leash dogs from 5am to 10pm and on-leash from 6pm to 5am from May 1 through Septermber 30. Dogs are not permitted on the beach between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm during summer. The winter hours are 5am to 12pm for off-leash dogs and 12pm to 5am for dogs on a leash from October 1 through May 30. Dogs are permitted all day, every day during the winter months.

West Ashley Greenway

The West Ashley Greenway is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Charleston! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the West Ashley Greenway. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6017144">TrailLink.com</a>.

King Street

Almost every store on King Street will allow your well-behaved dog to come inside while you shop. Many also leave water bowls outside their doors for parched pooches.

Old Charleston Ghost Tours

Bring Fido along on an Old Charleston Ghost Tour! This walking tour starts in Washington Park and lasts about 90 minutes. You and your pooch may even hear a story about a ghost dog that roams the streets of Charleston.

Events

When you want to really spoil your dog, or just meet other dog owners in Charleston, SC 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 Charleston, SC below.

Services

When traveling with dogs, one thing is certain. Poop happens. Luckily, there are 31 pet services in Charleston, SC 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 Charleston, SC below.

PetSmart Charleston-Citadel

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, grooming, training, and animal adoptions at this location.

Adventure Walking & Pawsitive Pet Sitting, LLC

Danielle of Adventure Walking & Pawsitive Pet Sitting, LLC is licensed, insured & bonded, with Pet CPR & First Aid, vet tech experience, and a Biology degree with studies in Animal Behavior and Animal Physiology. She is a naturalist with wild animal rescue and rehabilitation experience; and a certified fire fighter, and has property management experience in private luxury homes. They offer more than a high end pet sitting service, please view awpawsitivepetsitting. com for full details. Call for a free consultation visit!

Banfield Pet Hospital – Citadel

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.

Camp Bow Wow Charleston

Premier dog daycare and overnight boarding facility. The dogs are separated into indoor / outdoor play yards where they socialize and play all day long. Unlike a traditional dog kennel, prices are all inclusive. Boarding dogs participate in the doggy daycare program at no additional charge. Watch your dog play on the web cams.

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.

Charleston Dog Wizard

Charleston Dog Wizard is a premier off leash dog training company, serving the Greater Charleston and surround areas. They specialize in off leash dog obedience, advanced obedience, problem solving, aggression, separation anxiety, social rehabilitation, puppy preschool, and much more! They want to ensure your dog's success for the rest of their life! It is their goal to make your life easier by making your dog's life better!

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