Dog Friendly Richmond, VA

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


There are 67 pet friendly hotels in Richmond, VA. You'll find information on all the most popular pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds in Richmond, VA below.

Pet Friendly La Quinta Inn Richmond South
La Quinta Inn Richmond South is pet friendly! Two pets of any size are welcome for no additional fee. For same day arrivals, please call 877-411-3436 to confirm availability of a pet-friendly room.
Pet Friendly Fan District Row House
This 3-bedroom Airbnb rental is pet friendly! Pets of any size for no additional fee. There is no specified limit on the number of pets. Pets are not permitted on beds. Pet owners must clean up after their pets and are asked to vacuum after pets who shed excessively.


Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 100 dog friendly restaurants in Richmond, VA! A handful of our favorite sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, bars, and other eateries in Richmond, VA that welcome Fido to join at an outdoor table are listed below. Bon appetit!


Get out and play! There are 9 dog friendly activities in Richmond, VA. You'll find information on our favorite dog parks, beaches, hiking trails, tours, stores, and lots of other "animal attractions" below.

Pet Friendly Barker Field at Byrd Park
This large, off-leash dog park is fully fenced and includes bench swings, shade, and drinking water in-season. Be sure to bring water in cooler months.
Pet Friendly James River
Your pet will love to join you as you stroll through this beautiful riverside park. They're welcome as long as they remain on-leash.
Pet Friendly Stony Point Fashion Park
Stony Point Fashion Park is a dog-friendly center. Each dog must be in either a carrier or on a leash no longer than 3 feet. Dog comfort stations are located throughout the center (drinking stations and bag dispensers). All of the dog friendly merchants display a "Welcome Dog" sign on their store fronts. A few of the merchants "Welcome Small Dogs" only. Dogs now have a new favorite place to have fun and get exercise! Stony Point Fashion Park also features a Dog Park, which gives dogs and their owners a place to meet and run off-leash in a safe, dog-friendly enclosed area.


When traveling with dogs, one thing is certain. Poop happens. Luckily, there are 31 pet services in Richmond, VA 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 Richmond, VA below.

Pet Friendly PetSmart Short Pump
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.
Pet Friendly River City Dog Excursions
River City Dog Excursions operates in the Greater Richmond area and offers mid-day walks, nature hikes, and pet sitting services. We provide a safe and positive outlet for your dog's energy through stimulating exercise and personalized attention. We have over 20 years combined experience in the pet care industry. River City Dog Excursions is adamant about your pet's safety and well-being so we are licensed, bonded and insured as well as Red Cross certified in Pet First Aid & CPR. Call us today to set up an initial meet and greet client consultation!
Pet Friendly Banfield Pet Hospital – Short Pump
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.
Pet Friendly Dogtopia
We offer an open play dog daycare environment where your dog will be free to run, jump, play and sniff to their heart's content. Our passionate, well-trained staff provides personalized care and exceptional service to our guests on four legs, as well as their two-legged parents. Live webcams offer a peek into your dog's day and peace of mind that they're having the time of their life socializing and burning off energy with their friends. At the end of the day you'll be greeted by a happy, tired pup.
Pet Friendly Good Dog Grooming
At Good Dog Grooming not only do they groom your pet, they become part of the family. They offer a warm, relaxing environment where your four legged friend can relax and enjoy one-on-one attention. They also have play and resting areas to make the grooming experience as comfortable and low stress as possible. All grooming is done by hand and with special care. Your pet is never rushed through the grooming process. The products they use are oatmeal based to soothe and restore your pet’s coat and skin. Each dog or cat receives special attention and care for their individual needs; whatever they may be. For example, they offer special care for puppies/kittens and elderly animals, animals with physical limitations, and animals who are stressed or fearful. They offer everything from your basic bath, to custom clips and pet-friendly hair dyes.
Pet Friendly North Star Canines
Dog Training / Behavior Counseling -- using science-based positive reinforcement training techniques for good manners at home and in public, obedience skills, impulse control, and gentle, effective protocols for modifying all kinds of behavior problems. Virginia Broitman has over 30 years of experience, and currently provides private lessons, in-home consultations, phone consultations, and dog training DVDs. (

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