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Dog Friendly Louisville, KY

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

Hotels

Need to find a place to stay with Fido in Louisville, KY? No problem. There are 79 pet friendly hotels in Louisville, KY. You'll find information on all the most popular pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds in Louisville, KY below.

Aloft Louisville Downtown

Aloft Louisville Downtown is pet friendly! One pet of any size is welcome for no additional fee.

The Hen House

This two-bedroom Airbnb rental in Louisville welcomes pets of any size for no additional fee. There is no specified limit on the number of pets allowed.

Columbus Belmont State Park Campground

Dogs are allowed at Columbus Belmont State Park 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 (270) 677-2327.

Restaurants

Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 168 dog friendly restaurants in Louisville, KY! A handful of our favorite sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, bars, and other eateries in Louisville, KY that welcome Fido to join at an outdoor table are listed below. Bon appetit!

Activities

Get out and play! There are 16 dog friendly activities in Louisville, KY. You'll find information on our favorite dog parks, beaches, hiking trails, tours, stores, and lots of other "animal attractions" below.

E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park

Let your pup enjoy an off-leash romp at Sawyer Dog Park, located in the E.P. 'Tom' Sawyer State Park. Sawyer Dog Park offers six acres of grassy space, divided into separate areas for small and large dogs. The park also offers two gazebos, shaded areas, and water for dogs. An official Louisville Dog Run Dog Park Permit is required to use dog park.

Vines & Canines

Vines and Canines is dog friendly! Enjoy wine by the glass and cocktails in the shop. Fido won't be left out as the store offers him water and treats. If you find a wine that appeals to your palate, or if your four-legged friend finds a treat that appeals to his, you can take them home by the bottle or by the bag, respectively. Wine is curated from small production wineries around the world, while treats are locally sourced.

Dirty Tease

The Dirty Tease is a dog-friendly t-shirt shop specializing in custom tees made while you wait. They'll put (almost) anything on a shirt! They have several pre-made dog-themed shirts, too. Dogs must be on a leash.

Mega Cavern

Explore this massive man-made cavern beneath the city of Louisville aboard an SUV-pulled tram. Fido can join you on the 60-70 minute tour as you learn about the history of the cavern and mining operations, see cavern formations and a historic replica of a fallout bunker, and enjoy the many other offerings of the Mega Cavern. Your pup must be on a six-foot leash at all times.

Louisville Riverwalk

The Louisville Riverwalk 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 Louisville! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Louisville Riverwalk. 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=6015923">TrailLink.com</a>.

Events

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

Services

When traveling with dogs, one thing is certain. Poop happens. Luckily, there are 30 pet services in Louisville, KY 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 Louisville, KY below.

Almost Home Boarding and Training

Almost Home Boarding and Training offers overnight boarding for dogs, cats and exotic animals. Their dog runs are 14 ft long x 4 ft wide, totally indoor with 2 outdoor fenced yards for potty breaks. Dogs are taken outside at least 4-5 times a day, alone. Cats are in a sound proof room with a 2 story condo that is complete with a view to the outside bird and squirrel feeders. Other services include, Dog Day Out, Daycare Our Way, & Grooming and Training classes. Dog Day Out is available Monday - Friday for a half or full day.

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.

PawsAbilities Unlimited Dog Training - Leslie Marl

Private dog training lessons at your home or other location if needed. All positive reinforcement, no force training for pets, service dogs, therapy dogs, emotional support dogs.

EM Dash Photography

EM Dash Photography is a southern Indiana-based pet photography and portrait photography business, also serving the Louisville, Ky., area. We provide on-location portrait sessions at your home or another location in town, and are willing to travel. Sessions start at $125 and print packages start at $725.

Rover.com Louisville 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 Louisville? 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 Louisville 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!

Barkstown Road

Pet Boutique and Supplies Store in the heart of the eclectic Highlands neighborhood, specializing in pet nutrition, offering foods like Orijen, Acana, The Honest Kitchen and more; toys, treats, supplements, collars, apparel, locally-made goodies and more also available!

All Pets Veterinary Center

All Pets Veterinary Center is a state of the art veterinary facility offering experienced and comprehensive medical care for dogs cats and exotics. Their clinic services include in-house laboratory, laser surgery, digital radiography, ultrasound, dental care, routine exams and vaccinations. There is rubberized flooring throughout the facility with separate cat, dog and exotic wards. They also have a specialized hot room for reptiles and birds, and an isolation ward for contagious diseases.

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