Dog Friendly Delaware

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

Hotels

Need to find a place to stay with Fido in Delaware? No problem. There are 163 pet friendly hotels in Delaware. You'll find information on all the most popular pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds in Delaware below.

AmericInn Rehoboth Beach

AmericInn Rehoboth Beach welcomes two dogs of any size for an additional fee of $25 per night. Guests traveling with pets must only book Standard Rooms with Two Queen beds, or risk not being able to check-in with a pet and/or any associated cancellation penalties.

Homestead Bed & Breakfast at Rehoboth

Homestead Bed & Breakfast at Rehoboth welcomes two pets of any size for an additional fee of $30 per pet for one night, and $15 per pet for each additional night. All rooms are pet friendly. Well-behaved pets can be left unattended in guest rooms.

Starfish Cottage

The Starfish Cottage accepts two pets of any size for an additional fee of $30 per night, or $200 per week.

Indian River Marina

Dogs are welcome, but they must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet when outside your vehicle. All pets must adhere to the appropriate licensing and vaccination requirements. Pets are not be left unattended (even in your vehicle or camper), and should be properly cleaned up after. Pets are not allowed in the picnic areas, nature trails, bird nesting areas, park buildings, or Brandywine zoo. Other restrictions may apply. Please see website for more details.

Restaurants

Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 112 dog friendly restaurants in Delaware! A handful of our favorite sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, bars, and other eateries in Delaware that welcome Fido to join at an outdoor table are listed below. Bon appetit!

Activities

Get out and play! There are 36 dog friendly activities in Delaware. You'll find information on our favorite dog parks, beaches, hiking trails, tours, stores, and lots of other "animal attractions" below.

Talley Day Bark Park

Talley Day Bark Park is a well-maintained park that is fenced in and laid with mulch. The park also is host to many events as well.

Fenwick Island State Park

Fenwick Island State Park has a nice, uncrowded beach for most of the year. For rules and regulations, please call (302) 227-2800. Fenwick Island State Park is located on Route 1, north of Fenwick Island.

Junction and Breakwater Trail

The Junction and Breakwater Trail 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 Dewey Beach! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Junction and Breakwater Trail. 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=6015481">TrailLink.com</a>.

P.U.P.S. of Lewes

This "Pawsitively Unique Pet Shop" is right in the heart of the historic town of Lewes. The shop specializes in all natural treats, beautiful collars and leashes, doggie apparel, lots of doggie and cat toys, and many lovely gift items.

Rockwood Mansion Park Museum

Leashed pets welcome at this absolutely gorgeous public park, once part of a luxurious estate. The house has now been turned into a museum.

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

Bring Fido along for the fun as you visit Dogfish Head Craft Brewery. Your friendly, leashed pup is welcome to join you in the tasting room and store as you discover must-have Dogfish Head products. There is even a food truck serving up brats, chowder, and hop pickles during tasting room hours. You can also tour the brewery, your dog will have to hang out with a human in the tasting room while you take your 30-minute tour. If you are hoping to take a tour, it's best to reserve your tickets in advance during the summer season because walk-ins are only welcome if there are available spaces on a tour.

Events

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

Services

When traveling with dogs, one thing is certain. Poop happens. Luckily, there are 68 pet services in Delaware 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 Delaware below.

PetSmart Brandywine

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.

Camp Bow Wow & Home Buddies Delaware North

Camp Bow Wow & Home Buddies Delaware North is your complete pet care provider, whether you are a local or just visiting. Offering on site boarding and doggie daycare or off site pet sitting, in your home or hotel room, dog walking, and pooper scooper services. Serving Wilmington and the Northern Delaware area.

Banfield Pet Hospital – Brandywine

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.

Content Critter

Let the animal lovers at Content Critter give your family pet the attention, love and exercise they desperately want and need when you are away. Our services include; daily dog walking, pet sitting, doggie day care and private in-home boarding. You will notice many bad behavior issues go away as we begin to fill their needs in your home or ours while you are at work or on vacation.

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.

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.

Delaware Humane Association

The Delaware Humane Association (DHA) is Delaware’s premiere non-profit, lifelong care animal shelter and adoption center. The DHA is committed to providing for the needs of homeless and abused dogs and cats in our community. Serving over 5,000 companion animals annually through direct intervention and many more through advocacy, the Delaware Humane Association continues to promote the humane values of protection, care, and compassion for all living things by providing Special Programs, Humane Education and Outreach.

PAWS for People

PAWS for People is a non-profit pet therapy program whose goal is to lovingly provide elders, children, and folks with disabilites therapeutic visits with a gentle and affectionate pet. PAWS for People has a wide variety of visitation sites such as drug and rehabilitation centers, hospitals, schools, nursing homes and libraries. They also reach out to residents of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania and are continuing to expand.

Traveler Photos

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

Kaushik Sarkar Submitted May 18, 2017
Kaushik Sarkar Submitted May 18, 2017

Brandywine Park Wilmington DE

This photo was taken in Delaware. My puppy visited this park recently.

Anonymous Submitted Oct 18, 2016
Anonymous Submitted Oct 18, 2016

Kiwi

This photo was taken in Fenwick Island, DE. Kiwi @ 13 years old

Kelly Mikula Submitted Oct 07, 2016
Kelly Mikula Submitted Oct 07, 2016

A little ☔️ won't STOP me

This photo was taken in Rehoboth Beach, DE. Millie got a ☔️ coat!

carolyn Submitted Aug 26, 2016
carolyn Submitted Aug 26, 2016

boat ride

This photo was taken in Dewey Beach, DE. A boat ride on the bay to a sandbar for swimming and running with friends

cpaquin Submitted Aug 04, 2016
cpaquin Submitted Aug 04, 2016

Fishing in Lewes

This photo was taken in Lewes, DE. fishing is for everyone

Greg Nicholas Submitted Jul 29, 2016
Greg Nicholas Submitted Jul 29, 2016

Delaware

This photo was taken in Delaware. off the boardwalk

Tammy Boldstridge Submitted May 29, 2016
Tammy Boldstridge Submitted May 29, 2016

Buckle enjoying Dewey Beach

This photo was taken in Dewey Beach, DE. Buckle loved visiting Dewey Beach, Delaware. May 2016