Dog Friendly New Orleans, LA

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

Hotels

Need to find a place to stay with Fido in New Orleans, LA? No problem. There are 157 pet friendly hotels in New Orleans, LA. You'll find information on all the most popular pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds in New Orleans, LA below.

Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans

Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans welcomes two pets up to 30 lbs for an additional fee of $75 per stay. Pets cannot be left unattended in rooms. The hotel requires a copy of up-to-date vaccination records at check-in.

Creole Gardens Guesthouse & Inn

Creole Gardens Bed & Breakfast Hotel welcomes multiple dogs or cats, of any size, for an additional $15 for the first pet, per stay plus an additional $10 for each additional pet, per stay. Please inform the owners at booking if you will be traveling with a pet. Well-behaved pets are welcome to be left unattended in rooms.

Villa Villekulla

This 1-bedroom Airbnb rental in New Orleans is pet friendly! One well-behaved dog of any size for no additional fee. Additional pets (including cats) will be considered. No aggressive breeds allowed. All pets MUST be approved with host prior to booking.

Pontchartrain Landing

Pontchartrain Landing welcomes multiple pets of any size, but they must be kept on a leash when outside your vehicle. Pets are welcomes in RVs ONLY--NOT in rental units. For more information on pet restrictions, please call (504) 286-8157.

Restaurants

Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 79 dog friendly restaurants in New Orleans, LA! A handful of our favorite sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, bars, and other eateries in New Orleans, LA 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 New Orleans, LA. You'll find information on our favorite dog parks, beaches, hiking trails, tours, stores, and lots of other "animal attractions" below.

The Dog Levee

This clean off-leash dog park is a great place for your pet to run and play.

Louis Armstrong Park

Located near the French Quarter, Louis Armstrong Park has plenty of space for you to enjoy a picnic with your pup. Park features include Congo Square, sculptures, duck ponds, and plenty of green space. Dogs must be leashed at all times.

The French Quarter

The historic French Quarter, located in the heart of New Orleans, is the Crescent City's oldest neighborhood. A combination of great food, beautiful architecture and live music serve as the perfect backdrop for a great vacation with Fido. Take your dog for a stroll along the streets of the Vieux Carre, browse offerings at the market, and share a beignet with your favorite pooch. He'll thank you for it.

Ghost City Tours

Whether you prefer a family-friendly excursion or a late-night adult-only tour, Ghost City Tours has the tour for you. Options include the Ghosts of New Orleans Tour, The New Orleans Cemetary Tour, and The Thrillers and Killers Tour. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome on all tours, with the exception of the Ghost City Haunted Pub Crawl and the New Orleans Ghost Hunt Experience. Tours take approximately 90 minutes and operate seven nights a week. Tour times and departure locations vary by chosen tour.

Algiers Ferry

This ferry departs from Canal Street and heads across the Mississippi to Algiers Point every 30 minutes. Pedestrians (on two legs or four) are free, and it is only $1 for cars.

Events

When you want to really spoil your dog, or just meet other dog owners in New Orleans, LA 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 New Orleans, LA below.

Services

When traveling with dogs, one thing is certain. Poop happens. Luckily, there are 35 pet services in New Orleans, LA 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 New Orleans, LA below.

PetSmart Harahan

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.

Rover.com New Orleans 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 New Orleans? 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 New Orleans 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!

NOLA Animal Clinic

NOLA Animal Clinic is a full service, low-cost animal hospital in New Orleans east and will take both emergency cases as well as less urgent medical, surgical, and dental issues. They also offer a full service groomer and boarding facilities.

Mid City Animal House

Mid-City Animal House offers doggie daycare, which includes full, fun-filled days of social interaction with other playful pups, both indoors and out. Boarding and daycare each include scheduled outdoor play times throughout the day and caring attention and interaction from daycare staff. Boarding shares all the amenities of daycare but includes two scheduled meals, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Mid-City Animal House has 24/7 video surveillance. They are now also offering grooming on Saturdays. Please call or visit or website for additional information!

Petcetera - New Orleans

Petcetera is a locally owned pet boutique, pet bakery, grooming salon and spa. They offer dog walking and in home/hotel pet sitting as well. They have several lines of natural and raw food and offer a variety of beds, bowls, toys, clothing, furnishings, leashes, and collars. Petcetera also works with several local artists who make beautiful, unique and affordable collars, clothing, and bowls. They also offer pet photography and pet portraits in acrylic, graphite, watercolor pencil, and oil paint. Visit their website, give them a call, or stop in with your pet.

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.

Louisiana SPCA

The Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is an organization devoted to improving the lives of animals and eliminating the homelessness, neglect and abuses that signal animal suffering. Chartered in 1888, our history has been paved with an understanding that only through an improved human-animal ethic can we better the lives of companion animals and that of our community. Our programs and services are infused with the highest standards of care and compassion.

N.O. Doody Pet Waste Disposal

We are N.O. Doody, New Orleans premier pet waste disposal services. Our motto is "If you have a pooper, We'll send the scooper!" We pick up doggie landmines and haul away the waste so you don't have to. We offer weekly, twice a week and every other week services. Our one time scoop is great before parties and events! Call us to schedule your first cleaning! We cover New Orleans and surrounding areas.

Traveler Photos

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

Terence Submitted May 05, 2017
Terence Submitted May 05, 2017

Francis and Albert

This photo was taken at The French Quarter in New Orleans, LA, US. Burbon Street New Orleans

Jean Submitted Apr 21, 2017
Jean Submitted Apr 21, 2017

Lucky Dog

This photo was taken at New Orleans in New Orleans, LA, US. Barney enjoying a walk on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter.

Ned Submitted Nov 30, 2016
Ned Submitted Nov 30, 2016

Metairie Cemetery

This photo was taken at Metairie Cemetery in New Orleans, LA, US. Great place to explore and not crowded at all.

Danger jacobs Submitted Jul 29, 2016
Danger jacobs Submitted Jul 29, 2016

New Orleans

This photo was taken at New Orleans in New Orleans, LA, US. New Orleans streets

Anonymous Submitted May 17, 2016
Anonymous Submitted May 17, 2016

Dog Policy

This photo was taken at Aloft New Orleans Downtown in New Orleans, LA, US. This is the waiver for Aloft New Orleans Downtown.

Mary Carlson Submitted Apr 05, 2016
Mary Carlson Submitted Apr 05, 2016

Callie and Maggie enjoy a coffee break

This photo was taken at New Orleans in New Orleans, LA, US. On the patio at New Orleans Famous Beignets & Coffee.

MOVENICE Submitted Jan 23, 2016
MOVENICE Submitted Jan 23, 2016

Belle's Dinner

This photo was taken at New Orleans in New Orleans, LA, US. Great Food! Sweet Staff. Chicken and Waffles. Four Outside Tables.