Dog Friendly San Diego, CA

Need help deciding where to stay, play, or eat with your dog in San Diego, CA? Get the scoop on our favorite pet friendly hotels, restaurants, and activities in San Diego, CA below! Or give us a call at (877) 411-3436 to book your dog-friendly vacation in San Diego, CA now.

Hotels

Need to find a place to stay with Fido in San Diego, CA? No problem. There are 118 pet friendly hotels in San Diego, CA. You'll find information on all the most popular pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds in San Diego, CA below.

Hotel Indigo San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

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The Hotel Indigo is a lifestyle hotel. Whether traveling for business or leisure guests will enjoy an experience that is perfectly balanced. Hotel Indigo is uniquely designed to appeal to guests who desire affordable luxury personal service and an alternative to traditional hotels without sacrificing any of the business amenities they have come to expect. Nature-inspired murals and unique aroma scents captivate guests upon entering Hotel Indigo. The Hotel Indigo San Diego Gaslamp Quarter is conveniently located less than a mile from the San Diego Convention Center and less than 2 blocks from Petco Park home of the San Diego Padres. Guests can enjoy the rooftop terrace the perfect oasis to relax and enjoy a glass of wine and skyline views of downtown. Guests can also enjoy dining in the Golden Bean restaurant the perfect balance of sophistication and convenience. Unwind with colleagues in the Phi Bar before exploring all the Gaslamp Quarter has to offer. Complimentary WiFi access is available throughout the hotel. To accommodate all the needs of the business traveler the Hotel Indigo offers a 24-hour business center and 1200 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Blue Heron Cottages

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Newly remodeled and upgraded in April 2012, Blue Heron Cottages offers guests the ultimate in turn key vacationing. Here you will find all you need for your stay of three days or three weeks or even three months.Each of the four dog friendly cottages sleeps up to four adults comfortably and opens up on to a lovely, large and enclosed courtyard. Amenities include a fully equipped chef inspiring kitchen, two flat screen TV's, DVD player, cable television and free wireless internet. You will find all linens, bath/beach towels, beach cruisers, boogie and surf boards, and sand toys for your use. Enjoy the large shared courtyard under the gazebo listening to the wild local parrots as they go about their day. Barbecue with friends and family, toss the ball for your pup, or just relax and soak up the sun.The gazebo is the perfect spot to gather and enjoy the evening sea breeze or morning coffee. Ocean Beach is an area has a wonderful community feeling,very peaceful and eclectic. A variety of restaurants, boutiques and antique shops are only four blocks away on Newport Avenue.?There is a beautiful little beach cove perfect for playing and relaxing just a block and a half away. The main beach is just at the end of Newport Avenue, an easy bike ride, minutes away.Ocean Beach, is not a very tourist area, but you are very close to all the main San Diego tourist attractions, such as Sea World, San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Petco Park (home of the Padres), the Gas Lamp District as well as the San Diego Airport. Disneyland is only about two hours away and Legoland is about one hour. We have a 2 night minimum stay. However, we require a 4 night minimum stay over the Thanksgiving and Winter Holidays and a 3 night minimum stay over the Memorial Day Holiday weekend. A 11% San Diego City tax will be accessed on all stays less then 30 days. A 50% deposit is required to guarantee your reservation, with the balance due 10 days before check-in. We require damage protection. You may choose from one of the following options: (1) A non-refundable $49 Damage Waiver Fee which covers up to $1000 in accidental damages. Guests are responsible for any damages greater the $1000. This is not an insurance product and is paid directly to management. (2) Or you may choose to pay a $500 refundable deposit. This fee is held from 10 days prior to your stay up to 10 days after check-out and will not be available to you during your stay. Cleaning Fee: We require a $100 cleaning fee for stays less then 30 days, and $125 for stays of one month or more.

Campland On the Bay

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Campland on the Bay is a premiere San Diego campground. Dig your toes in the sand on their sandy beach. Catch some sun and fun on a sailboat from the marina. Enjoy one of dozens of activities and amenities for kids and adults that make Campland everyone's favorite. You'll find hookups for RVs, spaces for tent camping and luxury amenities including a pool & jacuzzi, marina, game room, laundry facility and more. With so much to do and enjoy you may never want to leave.

Restaurants

Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 196 dog friendly restaurants in San Diego, CA! A handful of our favorite sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, bars, and other eateries in San Diego, CA that welcome Fido to join at an outdoor table are listed below. Bon appetit!

Activities

Get out and play! There are 46 dog friendly activities in San Diego, CA. You'll find information on our favorite dog parks, beaches, hiking trails, tours, stores, and lots of other "animal attractions" below.

Nate's Point Off-Leash Dog Park

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Located in Balboa Park, Nate's Point Off-Leash Dog Park is considered to be one of the best dog parks in the San Diego area. The park is completely fenced. Park amenities include a double-entry gate, drinking fountain, and picnic tables. Nate's Point Off-Leash Dog Park is open 24 hours a day.

Fiesta Island Off Leash Dog Park

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Most of this large sandy island in Mission Bay is designated leash-free for dogs. Lots of sandy dunes to romp in, and the calm bay waters lets the more adventurous dogs take a quick dip. There is a designated off leash location on the backside of the island as Sea World will be on your left, fenced in front with signs. Very private with endless shores to run. Bring water for your dogs, there are porta-potties located around the island.

Cabrillo Tide Pools Trail

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Cabrillo Tide Pools Trail is an easy, 0.5 mile hike in Cabrillo National Monument that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. Although some people along the trail may tell you that your dog is not allowed, this trail is in fact the only area in Cabrillo National Monument where dogs are allowed. Fido will have to remain on a leash on the trail to the tide pools.

Westfield UTC

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Westfield UTC is a fabulous spot for premier, open-air shopping (120 boutiques) or relaxing under the coral trees. You can find anything you need here and it's pet-friendly!

Aqua Adventures Kayaks & Paddleboards

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Take your pup kayaking or on an SUP on Mission Bay in San Diego! Stop for a run on Fiesta Island and bring a picnic to make a fun beach day for the whole family! Lily and Juanita will give your pooch some tips and show you how it's done.

San Diego Wine & Culinary Center

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Wednesday nights at San Diego Wine & Culinary Center are perfect for dogs and owners. Come for this fun Canines and Wines event! Also has a wine bar, retail shop, and banquet facility.

Events

When you want to really spoil your dog, or just meet other dog owners in San Diego, CA 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 San Diego, CA below.

Services

When traveling with dogs, one thing is certain. Poop happens. Luckily, there are 88 pet services in San Diego, CA 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 San Diego, CA below.

PETCO Carmel Mountain Ranch

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PETCO is a leading retailer of premium pet food and supplies with more than 850 stores in 49 states. At this location, you'll find more than 10,000 high-quality pet products, as well as professional dog training, pet photography, and a full-service grooming salon.

Rover.com San Diego Dog Sitters

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Need to attend an important business meeting, go to a wedding, or even just have a romantic dinner without Fido when you're in San Diego? 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 San Diego 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!

Banfield Pet Hospital – Point Loma

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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.

Sniff Pet Care

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Petsitting and Certified Pet Care Professionals providing dog walking services, doggie day care, dog boarding, dog training, cat sitter, vacation visits, pet hotel and much more. If your dog likes to sleep or run till they drop we can provide both while you enjoy Sea World, San Diego Zoo, or San Diego Wild Animal Park. Located 6 miles from the San Diego Airport.

The Golden Paw Bay Park

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At The Golden Paw, grooming is always a paw-sitive experience for you and your pet. They use only the finest products and equipment to make your pet look and feel their best. All pets are bathed using the Hydrosurge system which mixes water, air, and shampoo and uses a pulsating action to easily rid your pet of dander and dirt while delivering a nice water massage at the same time! Whether your Shih Tzu needs a shampoo, your Poodle needs a pedicure, or your Cocker needs a clip, their grooming team is up to the task. Their Master Stylists, Pat and Connie, are seasoned professionals with over 50 years of combined experience grooming all breeds of dogs and cats. They take their time with each and every four-legged client are always very gentle. You can watch them groom your pet through a viewing window in the lobby or log on to their website and watch your pet being groomed online by visiting our "Web Cams" page on their website.

Sit Means Sit Dog Training - San Diego

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Sit Means Sit dog training is the largest and most successful dog training program in the country with locations throughout the United States. Offer free in-home demonstrations and avaluations. Serving the Metro San Diego area.

Labradors and Friends Dog Rescue

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Labradors and Friends Dog Rescue Group, Inc. is 501c3 animal rescue group dedicated to rescuing labrador retrievers and labrador mixed breed dogs in Southern, Central and Northern California and placing them in loving homes. Founded in 2007, the all-volunteer group is comprised of experienced men and women who work passionately to save dogs from local shelters. Their volunteers are dedicated to changing the fate of labrador retrievers. Their volunteers include countless men and women who open their hearts and homes to our rescues in need. Without them, none of this would be possible.

Feather & Fur Pet Photography

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Visiting? Is your pet with you? Before your visit ends, be sure to schedule your pet’s photo shoot. We meet you at your hotel, using simple tools and natural light and nature as the backdrop, Feather & Fur Pet Photography captures your pet's personality in photographic images you’ll cherish forever....while having FUN. Isn’t that what vacations are all about?! Be sure to ask about our visitor specials!

Traveler Photos

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

Korey Castillo
Submitted Mar 12, 2017
Korey Castillo
Submitted Mar 12, 2017

Foggy Morning fun

This photo was taken at San Diego in San Diego, CA, US. Spike having fun playing ball at Fiesta Island on a foggy morning.

Korey Castillo
Submitted Mar 12, 2017
Korey Castillo
Submitted Mar 12, 2017

Spike having fun swimming

This photo was taken at Fiesta Island Off Leash Dog Park in San Diego, CA, US. Spike loves fetching the ball out of the water at Fiesta Island dog park. Best dog park in the state!

JESS
Submitted Feb 09, 2017
JESS
Submitted Feb 09, 2017

TON n JESS

This photo was taken at San Diego in San Diego, CA, US. 2016- They always know what to do at the moment you need them to.....

Jess n Trish
Submitted Feb 09, 2017
Jess n Trish
Submitted Feb 09, 2017

TON from SanDiego

This photo was taken at Aberdoggie and Fetch in San Diego, CA, US. Ton

London Eve Purcell
Submitted Jan 26, 2017
London Eve Purcell
Submitted Jan 26, 2017

Cabrillo Tide Pools

This photo was taken at Cabrillo Tide Pools Trail in San Diego, CA, US. This was a lot of fun! Our Golden Retriever puppy had a good time splashing around in low tide.

Paw Pleasers
Submitted Dec 11, 2016
Paw Pleasers
Submitted Dec 11, 2016

Photo Cake

This photo was taken at Original Paw Pleasers Dog Bakery in San Diego, CA, US. Fresh baked treats for Pampered Pets at Paw Pleasers. Celebrate special occasions with a custom photo cake! Please order 4-7 days in advance

Anonymous
Submitted Nov 15, 2016
Anonymous
Submitted Nov 15, 2016

Chia Pet Costume

This photo was taken at San Diego in San Diego, CA, US. Unfortunately, we didn't win but we had a lot of people take pictures of us.