Dog Friendly New Jersey

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

Hotels

Need to find a place to stay with Fido in New Jersey? No problem. There are 960 pet friendly hotels in New Jersey. You'll find information on all the most popular pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds in New Jersey below.

Rus Mar Motel

Rus Mar Motel welcomes two dogs of any size for an additional fee of $20 per dog, per night. All rooms are dog friendly.

Dog Friendly Billmae Cottage

Billmae Cottage is dog friendly. Two dogs of any size are welcome for no additional fee. All rooms are dog friendly. Well-behaved dogs can be left unattended in rooms. No cats allowed.

2-Bedroom House with Pool and Tiki Hut

Pets are allowed with prior approval from the homeowner only. Please inquire for information on pet fee and other restrictions. Property is fully fenced and perfect for dogs to roam!

Holly Shores Camping Resort

Dogs are permitted at Holly Shores Camping Resort, but must be kept on a leash and under owners control at all times. For campsites, dogs are limited to 2 free of charge. For cabin rentals there is a $10 daily dog fee, per dog, per cabin (non-refundable). One 80lb dog or two dogs totaling up to 80lbs are permitted in dog friendly cabins. Service dogs are welcomed! For more information on pet restrictions, please call (609) 886-1234.

Restaurants

Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 911 dog friendly restaurants in New Jersey! A handful of our favorite sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, bars, and other eateries in New Jersey that welcome Fido to join at an outdoor table are listed below. Bon appetit!

Activities

Get out and play! There are 216 dog friendly activities in New Jersey. You'll find information on our favorite dog parks, beaches, hiking trails, tours, stores, and lots of other "animal attractions" below.

Timber Creek Park

9 acre fenced dog park for off leash walking inside a 60 acre wooded park. Leashed dogs are allowed on the many trails throughout the area. There is a small lake they can swim in. Playgrounds, restrooms, picnic tables and benches throughout. Paved trails also.

8th Ave Dog Beach

From October 1st through May 15th, dogs are allowed on the Boardwalk and on the 8th Avenue Dog Beach all day. During the summer, dogs are welcome between the hours of 6pm - 8:30am. For your safety and pleasure, ONLY licensed non-aggressive dogs with adult supervision are permitted on the Dog Beach.

Mountain Lakes Open Space Area

Mountain Lakes Open Space Area provides hiking opportunities along with picturesque views. The 75-acre protected area has 8 miles of easy dog friendly hikes. Just keep Fido on a leash while on the trails. You can also fish in the beautiful man-made lake.

The Mall at Short Hills

Offering a variety of stores, services, restaurants, and entertainment options, The Mall at Short Hills is a popular destination for locals and visitors alike. Dog stroller rentals make it easy for you and your pup to explore the mall's offerings. Individual store policies on pets vary, and pets are not permitted in any food establishment.

Cape May Whale Watcher

Whale and Dolphin Watching with your dog. The Cape May Whale Watcher offers the largest and fastest whale and dolphin watching boats in New Jersey and they are Dog Friendly. The owners, Jeff and Mary Stewart have owned dogs their entire lives, and love having well behaved and leashed pups aboard ship. In business since 1993, the Cape May Whale Watcher guarantees marine mammal sightings of whales or dolphins or porpoise. If whales or dolphins or porpoise are not sighted, they offer a free pass for another cruise, for all humans aboard at least. Well behaved puppies, ride for free!

Wonder Bar Yappy Hour

Wonder Bar hosts a Doggie Happy Hour weekly, usually on Thursdays. Doggies get to romp and play in very large fenced outdoor area while Mommy and Daddy enjoy a cool drink.

Events

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

Services

When traveling with dogs, one thing is certain. Poop happens. Luckily, there are 936 pet services in New Jersey 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 New Jersey below.

PetSmart Mt Olive

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 Morristown Dog Sitters

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

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.

Camp Bow Wow Cherry Hill

Offering South Jersey dog daycare and boarding. We separate the dogs into our indoor / outdoor play yards based on their size, temperament and play style where they socialize and play with other dogs all day long. We keep a high staff to dog ratio and our camp counselors are certified in dog behavior and pet first aid. Boarding dogs participate in our dog daycare program at no additional charge and are only in their spacious cabins for meals and bedtime. Watch your dog play on our camper cams. Stop by anytime for a tour, we’re sure you’ll love what you see!

Jenn's Pet Grooming

Jenn's Pet Grooming offers all breed dog grooming, including late night appts, punk rock styles, and classic cuts. Jenn is a graduate of the North Jersey School of Dog Grooming. She has been grooming professionally for six years and specializes in punk rock styling: mohawks, nail coloring and fur dyeing. She is also skilled in handling aggressive dogs who have been banned from other groomers. Jenn's Pet Grooming offers full service grooming with the PRIMA bathing system. A comfortable home setting and one-on-one attention ensures that even the most nervous and anxious dogs feel safe and relaxed.

NJ Fix My Dog, LLC

NJ Fix My Dog offers professional in-home dog training with over 35 years of hands on experience. Manners begin at home, let's start there! Fully bonded and insured. Serving NJ (Bergen County, Passaic County, Essex County, Hudson County, Sussex County, Morris County, Warren County, Hunterdon County, Somerset County, Union County, Middlesex County, Mercer County, Burlington County, Camden County, and Glouster County). Also servicing Southern New York, NYC and Eastern Pennsylvania.

Burlington County Animal Alliance of New Jersey

Burlington County Animal Alliance is a private, independent, 501(3)(c) nonprofit animal advocacy group, that was founded in 1999. To date, they have around 60 members of BCAA. They focus primarily on rescue and adoption of shelter dogs and cats from Burlington County and surrounding areas. Their main focus is to make the public aware of the numbers of homeless dogs and cats there are in shelters and to promote adoption of these animals. They advocate spaying and neutering of all companion animals to counteract the overpopulation of dogs and cats and to end the tragedy of euthanizing healthy, unwanted companion pets.

Leashes of Love

Leashes of Love is a volunteer group of qualified handlers & dogs organized to provide visitations to hospitals, nursing homes, childrens' facilities, correctional institutions & more. Evaluations, training & certifications are available.

Traveler Photos

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

Anonymous Submitted Sep 13, 2017
Anonymous Submitted Sep 13, 2017

harbor view

This photo was taken in Cape May, NJ. Harbor View

claudia Submitted Sep 05, 2017
claudia Submitted Sep 05, 2017

Blue Pig!

This photo was taken in Cape May, NJ. Leo gives the Blue Pig in Cape May 5 bones!

Follow me on my page! Penelope Plush Buttooms on FB Submitted Jun 11, 2017
Follow me on my page! Penelope Plush Buttooms on FB Submitted Jun 11, 2017

Dress shopping in Long Beach Island NJ

This photo was taken in Beach Haven, NJ. I got a stunning new dress that goes great with my pearls in LBI this weekend! SO MANY FIRSTS FOR ME! Hotel! Beach! Shopping! Boardwalk!

Penelope Plush Buttooms Submitted Jun 11, 2017
Penelope Plush Buttooms Submitted Jun 11, 2017

Penelope's first time on the beach

This photo was taken in Beach Haven, NJ. Penelope Plush Buttooms (also on FB) had her first ever time at the beach in Beach Haven! She had a blast, met other cool dogs and made many fun memories. THANKS LBI! We will be back!

Carole, Brigantine, New Jersey Submitted May 29, 2017
Carole, Brigantine, New Jersey Submitted May 29, 2017

Ellie-My 2 Year Old Beagle-Summer 2016-A Day At The Brigantine, NJ Dog Beach

This photo was taken in Brigantine, NJ. This is one of a ton of photos taken of my 2 year old Beagle, Ellie, at Brigantine Dog Beach, Summer 2016. Ellie and I both have the times of our lives each and every time we come here. Seeing my Ellie girl smiling and enjoying herself as much as she does, fills my mind, heart and soul with sheer and simplistic wonderfulness. I am so very grateful for having such a place to come to and spend the day with my Ellie girl. For me, it is that simple.

Carole, Brigantine, New Jersey Submitted May 29, 2017
Carole, Brigantine, New Jersey Submitted May 29, 2017

Ellie-My 2 Year Beagle-Summer 2016-A Day At The Brigantine, NJ Dog Beach

This photo was taken in Brigantine, NJ. This is one of a ton of photos taken of my 2 year old female Beagle, Ellie, at Brigantine Dog Beach. Ellie and I both have the times of our lives each and every time we come here. Seeing my Ellie girl smiling and enjoying herself as much as she does, fills my mind, heart and soul with sheer and simplistic wonderfulness. I am so very grateful for having such a place to come to and spend the day with my Ellie girl. For me, it is that simple.

Nina & Critters Submitted May 14, 2017
Nina & Critters Submitted May 14, 2017

Beach Trio

This photo was taken in Villas, NJ. We travel in packs

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