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 13 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.

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>.

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.

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.

Services

When traveling with dogs, one thing is certain. Poop happens. Luckily, there are 29 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.

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!

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!

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.

PetsHotel Springhurst

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.

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.

Traveler Photos

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

Maureen O'Connor Submitted Sep 15, 2017
Maureen O'Connor Submitted Sep 15, 2017

Regency Festival

This photo was taken in Louisville, KY. Properly attired for festivities

Emily s. Submitted Apr 23, 2017
Emily s. Submitted Apr 23, 2017

Raylen and harley

This photo was taken at Garvin Brown Preserve and Dog Exercise Area in Louisville, KY. Raylen and Harley running down the trail

Emily steinrock Submitted Apr 23, 2017
Emily steinrock Submitted Apr 23, 2017

Harley

This photo was taken at Garvin Brown Preserve and Dog Exercise Area in Louisville, KY. Harley running around by the river

Ned Submitted Dec 14, 2016
Ned Submitted Dec 14, 2016

Dirty Tease shop

This photo was taken at Dirty Tease in Louisville, KY. Dogs are welcome to browse inside the store. Tons of cute shirts!

Michele Wright Submitted Apr 01, 2016
Michele Wright Submitted Apr 01, 2016

Good Friends

This photo was taken in Louisville, KY. Louisville, KY

Anonymous Submitted Mar 02, 2016
Anonymous Submitted Mar 02, 2016

"You say ride?"

This photo was taken in Louisville, KY. My Luna love

Lori Submitted Jan 18, 2016
Lori Submitted Jan 18, 2016

The yard

This photo was taken at La Quinta Inn & Suites Louisville Airport Expo in Louisville, KY. Nice private area with baggies and tables.