Dog Friendly Ohio

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

Hotels

Need to find a place to stay with Fido in Ohio? No problem. There are 1,267 pet friendly hotels in Ohio. You'll find information on all the most popular pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds in Ohio below.

Sheraton Suites Columbus

Sheraton Suites Columbus is pet friendly! Two pets up to 80 lbs are welcome for no additional fee.

Stone Gables Bed and Breakfast

Stone Gables Bed and Breakfast allows one well-behaved dog (25 lbs or less) in one select guest room for no additional fee. Guests traveling with dogs should advise the innkeeper at the time of booking.

Rye Beach Cottage

Pets are allowed with prior approval from the homeowner only. Please inquire for information on pet fee and other restrictions.

Fox's Den Campground

Dogs are allowed at Fox's Den Campground, but they must be kept on a leash when outside your vehicle. For more information on pet restrictions, please call (419) 285-5001.

Restaurants

Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 1290 dog friendly restaurants in Ohio! A handful of our favorite sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, bars, and other eateries in Ohio that welcome Fido to join at an outdoor table are listed below. Bon appetit!

Activities

Get out and play! There are 285 dog friendly activities in Ohio. You'll find information on our favorite dog parks, beaches, hiking trails, tours, stores, and lots of other "animal attractions" below.

Wheeler Memorial Dog Park

Locals love this neighborhood off-leash dog park, which is fully fenced with paths, benches, grass, hills, and trees. Bring water as pump was broken at last report.

Fairport Harbor Dog Beach

A dog swim area is located at the east end of the beach between the two signs clearly marked “Dog Swim Area.” This is the only place dogs are allowed on the sand. Dogs not in the swim area must remain on the sidewalks, parking lots or grassy areas. You must leash your dog when it is out of the water and you must carry the leash with you at all times. Owners are responsible for cleaning up pet waste. Amenities Accessible harbor view boardwalk, restrooms, changing rooms and shower facilities; guarded swim beach and concessions (during summer season); picnic area and pavilion with grills, drinking fountain, playground, dog swim area, volleyball courts, and a Surf Chair (all-terrain wheelchair for use by visitors with physical disabilities -- available during the regular summer beach season). Directions Take Rt. 2 to the Fairport Harbor/Richmond Street exit and go north to the light at the Richmond Street/Rt. 283 intersection. Proceed north (straight) for about 1/4 mile to High Street. Turn right on High Street and proceed to Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park entrance. The historic Fairport Harbor Lighthouse and Marine Museum next to the park is available for tours. Call 440-354-4825 to arrange a lighthouse visit. Please note that dogs must be on a leash and are allowed only on the paved parking lot and in the designated dog swim area. See more at: http://www.lakemetroparks.com/parks/fairport-harbor.shtml

Lower Scioto Greenway (Olentangy/Scioto Greenways)

The Lower Scioto Greenway (Olentangy/Scioto Greenways) 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 Columbus! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Lower Scioto Greenway (Olentangy/Scioto Greenways). 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=6240396">TrailLink.com</a>.

Moochie & Co.

Moochie & Co. has the best toys, treats, apparel and accessories for the coolest dogs and cats! We even carry unique items for their people! Moochieandco.com features fashionable items that boast functionality such as collars with matching leads, comfy, upscale bedding and airline approved carriers. Match these back to any of our seasonal apparel such as jackets, sweaters, dresses and t-shirts. And, don't forget about our tasty, healthy treats, fun, durable toys and luxurious health and beauty products sure to make your pet feel and smell fantastic! **Remember you are always welcome to bring your own pet to shop the store any day of the week!! When bringing a pet to the mall, security asks that you please use the entrance closest to the store. Also, all pets must be secured with a leash or carrier for the safety of your pet and others! Moochie & Co. Summit Mall P:(330) 835-3956 www.moochieandco.com Follow us on Twitter @moochieandco Other locations in Beachwood, Beavercreek, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dublin, Strongsville, and many more! Check out the website for more locations (Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana)

Morgan's Outdoor Adventures

You and your canine companion can enjoy the great outdoors together aboard a canoe or kayak from Morgan's Outdoor Adventures. Spend a day floating down the Little Miami River on a trip ranging from 3 miles to 18 miles. You can even make your trip a multi-day adventure with an overnight stay at Morgan's Riverside Campground.

Charles Mill Lake Park and Campgrounds

Enjoy a day or overnight trip to this lovely campground where leashed dogs are welcome. There is also a beach where dogs are allowed during the offseason (October-April).

Events

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

Services

When traveling with dogs, one thing is certain. Poop happens. Luckily, there are 735 pet services in Ohio 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 Ohio below.

PetSmart Dayton Mall

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 Cincinnati 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 Cincinnati? 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 Cincinnati 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 – Polaris

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 Dayton - Centerville

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.

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.

Dayton Dog Trainer

Dayton Dog Trainer provides professional in-home dog training. They offer obedience, behavioral modification and specialize in aggression.

Greyhound Adoption of Ohio

Greyhound Adoption of Ohio is the largest and oldest greyhound adoption organization in the state of Ohio. At the time of our inception, in 1993, greyhounds were rarely seen in Ohio. Today, you'll see greyhounds nearly everywhere you go. Greyhounds make WONDERFUL pets!

Rev. Liz Madsen CNHP, RMT

Rev. Liz Madsen CNHP, RMT is a Reiki Master and Animal Communicator. She does hands on Reiki on the animals for natural energy healing, and can also telelpathically talk to the animals. It is a heart to heart connection with them. You let her know what questions you would like to ask your pet and she talks to them and lets you know what they have to say. She also sells Bach Flowers for the animals to help with health and behavioral issues.

Traveler Photos

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

the.yogi.bear Submitted Oct 14, 2017
the.yogi.bear Submitted Oct 14, 2017

breakfast with daddy

This photo was taken in Independence, OH. Check out yogi on instagram the.yogi.bear

Anonymous Submitted Oct 08, 2017
Anonymous Submitted Oct 08, 2017

road trip

This photo was taken in Mansfield, OH. Road trip

Melissa wells Submitted Sep 11, 2017
Melissa wells Submitted Sep 11, 2017

Sheba my clown dog

This photo was taken in Miamisburg, OH. This is my 4 year old golden retriever Sheba there's not a day that she isn't putting a smile on my or making me laugh at her. She is so loving and loves attention from everyone she meets. She knows no strangers at lest that's what she thinks.

Dianna Elzer Submitted Jul 17, 2017
Dianna Elzer Submitted Jul 17, 2017

Dog eat dog world

This photo was taken in Youngstown, OH. Dogs on the Run of East Palestine, OH gives out free day old hot dogs to pups that are allowed to have them!

Erin Lloyd Submitted Jul 16, 2017
Erin Lloyd Submitted Jul 16, 2017

Hocking Hills State Park

This photo was taken in Hocking Hills, OH. Hocking Hills State Park

Erin Lloyd Submitted Jul 16, 2017
Erin Lloyd Submitted Jul 16, 2017

Hocking Hills State Park

This photo was taken in Hocking Hills, OH. Old Mans Cave Trail

Melissa Mason Submitted May 24, 2017
Melissa Mason Submitted May 24, 2017

Chop the Magnificent

This photo was taken in Cincinnati, OH. Chop is a 1 year old, 3 lb. pekinese chihuahua mix that thinks he's a pit bull! He had so much heart and an amazing personality. 💚

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