Dog Friendly South Dakota

Dog Friendly South Dakota

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


There are 532 pet friendly hotels in South Dakota. You'll find information on all the most popular pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds in South Dakota below.

Pet Friendly The Lodge at Deadwood Gaming Resort in Deadwood, SD
The Lodge At Deadwood Resort & Casino is pet friendly! Dogs of any size are welcome for no additional fee. Well-behaved, crated dogs may be left in the room unattended. Four-legged guests receive treats at check-in, and there is a pet relief area with fake fire hydrants at the rear of the property. Cats are not accepted. For same day arrivals, please call 877-411-3436 to confirm availability of a pet-friendly room.
Pet Friendly Bavarian Inn in Custer, SD
Bavarian Inn welcomes two pets of any size for an additional fee of $25 per pet, per night. Both dogs and cats are accepted. Well-behaved pets may be left in the room unattended if a 'Do Not Disturb' sign is hung on the door. Housekeeping will not enter the room while pets are unattended. There is a pet relief area with waste stations on the property. For same day arrivals, please call 877-411-3436 to confirm availability of a pet-friendly room.
Pet Friendly Big Pine Campground in Custer, SD
Dogs are allowed at Big Pine Campground, but they must be kept on a leash (6' max length) when outside your vehicle. No pets allowed in the office, laundry/game room or showerhouses. Dogs may be left in your camper as long as there are not complaints of it barking. If your dog barks, you will need to take your dog with you when you're gone or take it to a doggy daycare. (Recommended Lynn's Pet Motel 605-673-3347.) Campers must clean up after their animals and dispose of waste properly. Bags are available throughout the campground in PVC tubes. For more information on pet restrictions, please call (605) 673-4054.


Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 124 dog friendly restaurants in South Dakota. A handful of our favorite sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, bars, and other eateries in South Dakota that welcome Fido to join at an outdoor table are listed below. Bon appetit!


Get out and play! There are 43 dog friendly activities in South Dakota. You'll find information on our favorite dog parks, beaches, hiking trails, tours, stores, and lots of other "animal attractions" in South Dakota below.

Pet Friendly Braeburn Addition Off-Leash Dog Area in Rapid City, SD
There is a creek for dogs to play in at this off-leash dog park with friendly dogs and humans alike. Just be careful as the area is not fenced.
Pet Friendly Custer State Park in Custer, SD
Custer State Park offers 71,000 acres of amazing views and outdoor experiences. Leashed pets are welcome throughout the park. The 18-mile Wildlife Loop allows pets and humans to explore the park and view the indigenous wildlife from the comfort of the car. There are also many hiking trails where pets are welcome to join the hiking fun. The only places where pets are not allowed are designated swimming beaches and in any park buildings (including camping cabins, lodges, and comfort stations).
Pet Friendly Wall Drug in Wall, SD
Wall Drug is an iconic tourist spot at one end of Badlands National Park that's mostly dog-friendly (except restaurants)! We had the best stop on our entire trip there. Lots of kitsch and fun, restrooms that are clean, and lots of dogs! Highly recommended if driving through the area!
Pet Friendly Reptile Gardens in Rapid City, SD
At Reptile Gardens, you can see gorgeous landscaping, learn about interesting reptiles, and laugh with knowledgable trainers. Leashed dogs are welcome. Reptile Gardens is located on the road to Mt. Rushmore.


When traveling with dogs, one thing is certain. Poop happens. Luckily, there are 23 dog friendly pet services in South Dakota 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 South Dakota below.

Pet Friendly PETCO Sioux Falls in Sioux Falls, SD
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.
Pet Friendly Noah's Ark Animal Hospital in Rapid City, SD
Dr. Susan Jones and the Noah's Ark team are committed to bringing your pets better health by practicing the science of veterinary medicine. Rapid City based Noah's Ark Animal Hospital was founded in 1988. Since then our staff has been performing veterinary medicine and compassionate animal care in the Rapid City area. Noah's Ark Animal Hospital is a full-service Animal Hospital whose mission is to provide the highest standard of quality and compassion in veterinary care for our patients and welcoming, informative, and supportive service for our clients, while maintaining a superior working environment for our employees. Noah's Ark Animal Hospital offers the Rapid City animal community emergency veterinary services in addition to standard medical, surgical, and dental veterinary care. Because we have an in-house pharmacy, lab, and radiology facilities, our facility enables you to make one stop for your pet's medical care. We are open for appointments Monday thru Saturday.
Pet Friendly Paws Pet Resort in Sioux Falls, SD
At Paws luxury pet resort, your furry family members will enjoy state-of-the-art facilities like an HVAC system, specially designed kennels and floors, and personalized care second only to your own. And the best part? It's all for a good cause. Paws offer boarding, daycare, training classes, shuttle services, and grooming.
Pet Friendly PetSmart Grooming in Sioux Falls, SD
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.
Pet Friendly PetSmart Training in Sioux Falls, SD
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.

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