Dog Friendly California

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

Hotels

Need to find a place to stay with Fido in California? No problem. There are 12,008 pet friendly hotels in California. You'll find information on all the most popular pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds in California below.

Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort in Santa Barbara welcomes two pets up to 50 lbs for an additional fee of $50 per night. Pet-friendly rooms are limited. Guests traveling with pets must call (877) 411-3436 prior to booking to verify availability of a pet-friendly room or risk not being able to check in with a pet and/or incurring any associated cancellation penalties. Pets cannot be left unattended in rooms.

Carmel Lamp Lighter Inn

Lamp Lighter Inn and Sunset Suites allows two dogs of any size. The fee is $30/night for one dog or $50/night for two. Sorry, no cats.

Dog-Friendly Treehouse in Carmel

Pets are allowed at this Airbnb studio in Carmel. Two dogs up to 65 lbs are welcome for an additional fee of $10 per dog, per night. Dogs cannot be left unattended at any time.

Riverside Campground & Cabins

Riverside Campground & Cabins is pet friendly. They welcome two pets (of any size) in their cabins for a nightly fee of $20 per pet. They welcome two pets (of any size) on their campsites for a nightly fee of $5 per pet. Additional pets may be allowed with prior approval. Pets can enjoy full river access, trails, and the pet-friendly beaches nearby.

Restaurants

Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 7757 dog friendly restaurants in California! A handful of our favorite sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, bars, and other eateries in California that welcome Fido to join at an outdoor table are listed below. Bon appetit!

Activities

Get out and play! There are 1295 dog friendly activities in California. You'll find information on our favorite dog parks, beaches, hiking trails, tours, stores, and lots of other "animal attractions" below.

Fiesta Island Off-Leash Dog Park

Most of this large sandy island in Mission Bay is designated leash-free for dogs. Fiesta Island Off-Leash Dog Park has lots of sandy dunes to romp in, and the calm bay waters allow 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. Bring water for your dogs.

Buccaneer Beach Park

Leashed dogs are welcome in this small park, but not on the adjacent beach.

The Grove

The ultimate destination for entertainment, The Grove offers shopping, dining, and enjoyment in a pet-friendly (and child-friendly) atmosphere. Also, check out the adjacent park and historic farmers market!

Seventeen Mile Drive

When Fido is ready for a tail wagging, tongue hanging stroll through coastal California, take him for a drive along this picturesque stretch of highway through the communities of Pacific Grove and Pebble Beach, CA. Pick up a map when you pay the toll required for entry and make several stops along the way for photos of the scenic views.

Cabrillo Tide Pools Trail

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.

Events

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

Services

When traveling with dogs, one thing is certain. Poop happens. Luckily, there are 2597 pet services in California 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 California below.

Labradors and Friends Dog Rescue

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.

PetsHotel Long Beach

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.

The Golden Paw Bay Park

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.

Doggie Manners

Is your dog BEHAVIORALLY CHALLENGED??? Then let's teach him DOGGIE MANNERS! We are a reward-based training company serving the Greater Los Angeles area. We are very experienced in treating barking and separation anxiety issues. Caryl Wolff is the *only* Los Angeles dog trainer who is certified by six dog trainer organizations! Please visit our Website for more information. We look forward to working with you!

Mobile Pet Microchipping

Mobile Pet Microchipping is the only roving regional pet identification service exclusive to the Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, Riverside, San Diego, and Orange counties of Southern California. The ultimate in Animal Protection combining technology with convenience, affordability, and compassion. Perfect for any pet-owning household and working solely at your convenience - any location, date, and time of your choosing. No waiting in an office with contagious animals, paying additional office fees or enrollment fees, looking for parking, nor taking time off from work. Canine, Equine, Feline, Ungulates & More!

DogVacay San Francisco

Find the perfect pet sitter near you to watch your pup while you're in San Francisco! Our partners at DogVacay know that even when you're traveling with your dog, you can't take him everywhere. That's where DogVacay's thousands of vetted and insured pet sitters across the country come in. Sitters can watch your pup for a few hours, a whole day, or overnight - in your hotel room or in their home. All reservations included pet insurance and 24/7 customer care, and you'll get photo and video updates so you can see how much fun your dog is having!

PETCO Westwood

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.

St. Francis Pet Clinic

Since 1981 St. Francis Pet Clinic has been providing progressive, compassionate, and comprehensive high quality veterinary care with an emphasis on exceptional client service and patient care. They understand how much you care about your pet because they care about them too. Your family becomes a part of the St. Francis family! Many clients have placed their confidence in St. Francis Pet Clinic throughout the years, making them the #1 choice for local pet owners. The clinic is also pleased to continue its history of caring for animals that are truly in need by providing veterinary care for some of the local non-profit animal rescue groups.

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