Dog Friendly Columbia, SC

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

Hotels

Need to find a place to stay with Fido in Columbia, SC? No problem. There are 37 pet friendly hotels in Columbia, SC. You'll find information on all the most popular pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds in Columbia, SC below.

Hampton Inn Columbia I-26 Harbison Blvd

Hampton Inn Columbia I-26 Harbison Blvd is pet friendly! Two pets of any size are welcome for no additional fee.

Cute Rosewood Cottage

Pets are allowed at this 2-bedroom Airbnb rental in Columbia. Please contact Julie for more details on the pet fee, weight limit, and any other restrictions.

Sesquicentennial Campground

Dogs are allowed at Sesquicentennial Campground, but they must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet when outside your vehicle. For more information on pet restrictions, please call (803) 788-2706.

Restaurants

Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 126 dog friendly restaurants in Columbia, SC! A handful of our favorite sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, bars, and other eateries in Columbia, SC that welcome Fido to join at an outdoor table are listed below. Bon appetit!

Activities

Get out and play! There are 8 dog friendly activities in Columbia, SC. You'll find information on our favorite dog parks, beaches, hiking trails, tours, stores, and lots of other "animal attractions" below.

Columbia Dog Park

Dogs are welcome off-leash at this Columbia park, which also has drinking water available. Park open 24 hours and membership gives you access to enter the park with the passcode to a combination lock. This off-leash, fenced in dog park is right beside the Columbia city Animal shelter and even features a new 15 x 12 foot, 3 foot deep doggie pond! The annual pass is $35 gives you unlimited access to the park and pond and a park tag for your dog's collar. The same requirements of up-to-date shots and proof of having been spayed/neutered apply for admission. For more information contact Tina Heckman at (803) 783- 8193.

Pupcakes Pet Boutique and Bakery

Located in the heart of the historic Shandon neighborhood in Columbia, SC, we enjoy seeing our friends, both the two and four legged varieties. Come in and have a look or smell around. We have a great selection of items for you and your pup – from plush, warm bedding or a new collar and leash. If you don’t see exactly what you had in mind, let us know and we’ll do our best to sniff out that longed-for accessory.

Services

When traveling with dogs, one thing is certain. Poop happens. Luckily, there are 18 pet services in Columbia, 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 Columbia, SC below.

Pupcakes Pet Boutique and Bakery

Located in the heart of the historic Shandon neighborhood in Columbia, SC, Pupcakes Pet Boutique and Bakery enjoys seeing their friends, both the two and four legged varieties. Go in and have a look or smell around. The freshly baked treats will make any pup pay attention! They have a great selection of items for you and your pup – from plush, warm bedding or a new collar and leash. If you don’t see exactly what you had in mind, let them know and they’ll do their best to sniff out that longed-for accessory. They are a small, family owned boutique dedicated to their animals and yours.

Rover.com Columbia Dog Sitters

Need to attend an important business meeting, go to a wedding, or even just have a romantic dinner without Fido when you're in Columbia? If your plans will require you to be apart for a few hours, but you don't want to leave Fido unattended in the hotel room, our partners at Rover.com can help! They have dozens of responsible dog sitters in Columbia who can visit your dog in the hotel room, take him for a walk, or even watch him overnight in their own home, if needed. Prices vary by sitter, but generally start at $15/night. You can find the perfect dog sitter for your pooch by browsing local profiles on Rover.com and reading the reviews left by other dog owners. Some of the sitters have even pledged to donate a portion of their fee to help save homeless pets!

Banfield Pet Hospital – Harbison

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.

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.

Big Buddy's Dog Training

Big Buddy's is dedicated to helping dogs and people alike. We currently offer personalized in-home dog training and adoption consultation in Columbia, SC.

Cullen's Archangel RescuE, Inc. (CARE)

CARE is a nonprofit pet rescue made up of people who Volunteer to let pets live in their homes temporarily until they can find a permanent home. We do not have a physical shelter.

Poop Busters

We're a locally owned and operated company that provides top quality waste removal services we'll clean what the others won't. Call for your free estimate.

Traveler Photos

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

Tina Submitted May 16, 2017
Tina Submitted May 16, 2017

Emily Douglas Dog Park

This photo was taken at Emily Douglas Dog Park in Columbia, SC. Entirety of the dog park in one photo.

sue Submitted Feb 15, 2017
sue Submitted Feb 15, 2017

BARBRV

This photo was taken in Columbia, SC. BARBARV is a pet friendly rv

Anonymous Submitted Nov 14, 2016
Anonymous Submitted Nov 14, 2016

Family time at the park

This photo was taken in Columbia, SC. Took the kids and our pup to the park to burn some energy.

stberrie Submitted Jul 29, 2016
stberrie Submitted Jul 29, 2016

Roadtrip

This photo was taken in Columbia, SC. Roadtrip

Dolly G. Patton Submitted Apr 18, 2016
Dolly G. Patton Submitted Apr 18, 2016

Cooling off in the Dog Days of Summer

This photo was taken in Columbia, SC. Once a year, dog park members bring their furry friends to Saluda Splash for a cool, wet day of fun!

[email protected] Submitted Mar 06, 2016
[email protected] Submitted Mar 06, 2016

rough collie Lilly

This photo was taken in Columbia, SC. Lilly is a fixed rough collie taken 1 year old Dec 2016

Samantha Submitted Aug 28, 2015
Samantha Submitted Aug 28, 2015

What's a dog gotta do to get a beer around here?

This photo was taken in Columbia, SC. Brody wants a cold beverage on a hot day at Jake's Bar and Grill's Yappy Hour!