Dog Friendly Columbus, OH

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

Hotels

Need to find a place to stay with Fido in Columbus, OH? No problem. There are 73 pet friendly hotels in Columbus, OH. You'll find information on all the most popular pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds in Columbus, OH below.

Sheraton Suites Columbus

Sheraton Suites Columbus is pet friendly! Two pets up to 80 lbs are welcome for no additional fee.

Columbus Home in OSU Area

This 3-bedroom Airbnb rental is pet friendly! Three large or two small pets are permitted for no additional fee!

Buckeye Lake / Columbus East KOA

Dogs are allowed at Buckeye Lake / Columbus East KOA, but they must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet when outside your vehicle. Other restrictions may apply. Please see website for more details.

Restaurants

Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 109 dog friendly restaurants in Columbus, OH! A handful of our favorite sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, bars, and other eateries in Columbus, OH that welcome Fido to join at an outdoor table are listed below. Bon appetit!

Activities

Get out and play! There are 11 dog friendly activities in Columbus, OH. You'll find information on our favorite dog parks, beaches, hiking trails, tours, stores, and lots of other "animal attractions" below.

Wheeler Memorial Dog Park

Locals love this neighborhood off-leash dog park, which is fully fenced with paths, benches, grass, hills, and trees. Bring water as pump was broken at last report.

Lower Scioto Greenway (Olentangy/Scioto Greenways)

The Lower Scioto Greenway (Olentangy/Scioto Greenways) 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 Columbus! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Lower Scioto Greenway (Olentangy/Scioto Greenways). 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=6240396">TrailLink.com</a>.

Services

When traveling with dogs, one thing is certain. Poop happens. Luckily, there are 45 pet services in Columbus, OH 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 Columbus, OH below.

PetSmart Columbus/Polaris

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 Columbus

Find the perfect pet sitter near you to watch your pup while you're in Columbus! 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 – Polaris

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.

PetsHotel NE Columbus

PetSmart's PetsHotel is a revolutionary alternative in day and overnight care for cats and dogs. PetsHotel provides superior care and personalized attention for all pet guests so pet parents have peace of mind that their pet is safe and happy while they're away. All caregivers are hand-picked for their love of pets, and someone is always there with your pet 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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.

Pet Butler of Central Ohio

Since 1988, Pet Butler has made life cleaner, safer and a whole lot more pleasant for Central Ohio pets and their people. They come to your house, pick up all that nasty dog mess and take it all away.

Traveler Photos

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

Jess Submitted Aug 01, 2017
Jess Submitted Aug 01, 2017

Franklin Park with Tovy

This photo was taken at Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus, OH. The trails around the park are very pet friendly!

Anonymous Submitted Mar 16, 2016
Anonymous Submitted Mar 16, 2016

Days Inn

This photo was taken at Days Inn Columbus Airport in Columbus, OH. Exterior

Laura Pakis, Certified Professional Trainer Submitted Aug 17, 2009
Laura Pakis, Certified Professional Trainer Submitted Aug 17, 2009

Woofie, Acme Canine's Demo Dog

This photo was taken in Columbus, OH. Claude's Woofgang (affectionately known as Woofie) is an AKC registered Giant Schnauzer. He is certified as a therapy dog and AKC Canine Good Citizen. Woofie has been trained in support work, search and rescue techniques as well as basic and advanced obedience. He has appeared in Business First and Dog Magazine and on ONN and NBC television. He even has his own commercial! Woofie is a valuable member of the Acme Canine staff. As a demonstration dog, Woofie, executes many of his talents before children and adults promoting dog etiquette and canine relationships.

J Edward Feher Submitted Jul 09, 2009
J Edward Feher Submitted Jul 09, 2009

Dino on the road

This photo was taken in Columbus, OH. departure for a trip to charelston sc