Dog Friendly Minnesota

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

Hotels

Need to find a place to stay with Fido in Minnesota? No problem. There are 711 pet friendly hotels in Minnesota. You'll find information on all the most popular pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds in Minnesota below.

Radisson Hotel Duluth Harborview

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The hotel is located in the heart of downtown. 4 Blocks from the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center. 6 blocks from Lake Superior and Canal Park. Connected to Duluths indoor skyway system. Hotel features, Indoor pool, whirlpool and sauna, fitness center, game room, revolving roof-top restaurant and lounge all on site.

Nordic Inn Medieval Bed and Breakfast

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The Viking Inn of Crosby, Minnesota is one of the more unique inns you?ll ever stay in. The entire inn is an homage to Nordic Vikings, and rooms are decorated in authentic Viking boats and weaponry. An all-you-can-eat breakfast is included with your room reservation. The Inn also provides and interactive Viking dinner theatre ? truly a unique experience. Pets require prior arrangement ? contact management to make your reservations.

Woodsy Home on 40 Acres

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This pet friendly Airbnb rental in Duluth can comfortably accommodate 6 people in 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. There are 2 beds and guests will have access to the entire house during their stay. Please note that a $250 refundable security deposit is required for all rentals.

Lodge of Whispering Pines

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Lodge of Whispering Pines resort has pet-friendly housekeeping cabins on Big Lake in the Superior National Forest, just twenty miles north of Ely. The large pine-timbered lodge was constructed in the early thirties and has been renovated throughout the years for our guests pleasure. A massive stone fireplace serves as the focal point of the great room. Guests stay here for relaxation and recreation, but occasionally some find it necessary to mix a little business with pleasure. For them, the lodge becomes a natural setting for conferences, meetings, and receptions. A gift shop and store brim with unique hand-made crafts and convenient grocery items. Weekly rentals only in June through September. Partial Week rentals available in May, October and November.

Restaurants

Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 117 dog friendly restaurants in Minnesota! A handful of our favorite sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, bars, and other eateries in Minnesota that welcome Fido to join at an outdoor table are listed below. Bon appetit!

Activities

Get out and play! There are 197 dog friendly activities in Minnesota. You'll find information on our favorite dog parks, beaches, hiking trails, tours, stores, and lots of other "animal attractions" below.

Elm Creek Reserve Dog Park

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Pets will find more than enough room to play at this 29 acre, fenced dog park, set in the middle of the gorgeous Elm Creek Reserve. Permit required.

White Bear Dog Beach

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Dogs may swim in a separate area as long as they do not cross into the public area. The property is about 100 feet wide and is not fenced.

Luce Line State Trail

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The Luce Line State 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 Minneapolis! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Luce Line State 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=6016292">TrailLink.com</a>.

Birchbark Books

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Birchbark Books is the place to shop for books with your dog. Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome to browse the extensive collection of literature with you.

Next Chapter Winery

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Next Chapter Winery is dog friendly. In the Barrel Room or in the Red Barn Tasting Room at the Next Chapter Winery, enjoy a tasting, glass of wine, an appetizer or meal, and a beautiful view of the vineyard. Tastings are $1/pour, though 4 tastings are complimentary with the purchase of a bottle of wine. If you’re so inclined, feel free to take a tour of the winery and vineyard to see where the magic happens. Please don’t hesitate to ask any of our friendly tasting room staff if you have any questions–we love to talk with people about our story and to hear your own! No reservations are necessary unless you are bringing a large group over 10 people.

Vali-Hi Drive In Theatre

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Vali-hi Drive-In welcomes pets, kids, and families to their fun theater, complete with concessions and an arcade! People bring grills and food for picnics.

Events

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

Services

When traveling with dogs, one thing is certain. Poop happens. Luckily, there are 401 pet services in Minnesota 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 Minnesota below.

PetSmart Maple Grove

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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 Maple Grove 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 Maple Grove? 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 Maple Grove 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 – Quarry

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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.

PetsHotel Roseville

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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.

Dig It Dog Grooming

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Dig It Dog Grooming is an independent groomer located at Lexington and Larpenteur Avenue in Roseville. A nail trim, sanitary cut, finish trim, paw trim, and ear cleaning are all included in any grooming. She also offers Spa Options you may add to your grooming package such as teeth brushing, a protective paw rub, a facial scrub, and a calming aromatherapy. She welcomes special-needs dogs or dogs that other groomers have seen as "too much trouble". No need to leave your pet with her all day, you will have your dog back in a few hours!

Dancing Porcupine

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Dancing Porcupine helps you and your pet become happier, healthier and better behaved! We can help with pet issues, training, behavior, aging, and end of life. Services available include Animal Communication, Tellington Touch, Shamanic Healing, and Pet Coaching. Call for a package designed to fit your specific needs.

Angel of Hope Animal Rescue

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Angel of Hope Animal Rescue works with local cats and dogs from animal controls and shelters. All of our foster pets live in foster homes with families while they get ready for adoption. Prior to adoption pets are spayed/neutered, up to date on vaccines, cats are tested for feline leukemia, and dogs are tested for heart worm. We are a limited intake, all volunteer organization, that fits our foster pets with appropriate foster homes. At adoption we can help you determine if the pet is a good fit for your home and family. We will share their personalities and quirks with you to help you decide. Angel of Hope began helping cats and kittens in 2003, ten years later we are rejuvenating it and adding puppies and dogs to the list of wonderful pets that find forever homes. Stop by our next adoption event and meet your new best friend!

Deborah Gillmaster - Pet Portraits

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Deborah Gillmaster creates a pencil drawn pet portrait from your photo. The finished portrait will be 9 X 12 and ready for matting and framing. The cost of the portraits are $35.00 with $5.00 going to local shelter or rescues to help with their continued wonderful help in finding great dogs good homes. Customer can request the donation be sent to a certain agency.

Traveler Photos

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

Anonymous Submitted Nov 05, 2016
Anonymous Submitted Nov 05, 2016

Let's party!

This photo was taken at Minnesota in Minnesota. Surly's first Brewery Tour @ Surly Brewing Co. in Minneapolis, MN

Surly Brewing Company - Minneapolis Submitted Nov 05, 2016
Surly Brewing Company - Minneapolis Submitted Nov 05, 2016

Let's party!

This photo was taken at Minnesota in Minnesota. Surly's first Brewery Tour @ Surly Brewing Co. in Minneapolis, MN

D Lynch Submitted Oct 16, 2016
D Lynch Submitted Oct 16, 2016

Jean Duluth Dog Park

This photo was taken at Duluth in Duluth, MN, US. Jean Duluth Dog Park

Wanderluster Submitted Aug 24, 2016
Wanderluster Submitted Aug 24, 2016

Two Harbors

This photo was taken at Two Harbors in Two Harbors, MN, US. Two Harbors

Mombo Submitted Aug 24, 2016
Mombo Submitted Aug 24, 2016

Please don't forget to take me too😿

This photo was taken at Burnsville in Burnsville, MN, US. Moving Day, so sad. All my stuff is gone. I may never see my stuff again.

Shane Fineran Submitted Aug 18, 2016
Shane Fineran Submitted Aug 18, 2016

Watertown Dog Park

This photo was taken at Watertown in Watertown, MN, US. Small Dog Area

JMichl Submitted Aug 16, 2016
JMichl Submitted Aug 16, 2016

Relax in Roseau

This photo was taken at Roseau in Roseau, MN, US. the quiet town of Roseau