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Dog Friendly Tennessee

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

Hotels

Need to find a place to stay with Fido in Tennessee? No problem. There are 2,108 pet friendly hotels in Tennessee. You'll find information on all the most popular pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds in Tennessee below.

The Hermitage Hotel

The Hermitage Hotel allows pets up to 100 lbs for a fee of $50 per pet, per night. Additional pampered pet amenities including custom pet beds, room service pet menu, and pet walking are available through the concierge.

Adventure Bound Camping Resorts

Dogs are allowed at Adventure Bound Camping Resorts, but they must be kept on a leash when outside your vehicle, cleaned up after and must not be left alone on site. Day visitors and guests may not have pets. No pets in cabins or on cabin sites. For more information on pet restrictions, please call (865) 436-4434.

Restaurants

Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 1211 dog friendly restaurants in Tennessee! A handful of our favorite sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, bars, and other eateries in Tennessee that welcome Fido to join at an outdoor table are listed below. Bon appetit!

Activities

Get out and play! There are 137 dog friendly activities in Tennessee. You'll find information on our favorite dog parks, beaches, hiking trails, tours, stores, and lots of other "animal attractions" below.

PetSafe Village Dog Park

Knoxville's first dog park at PetSafe Village features agility equipment, a pond, doggy water fountain, walking trails, picnic tables and park benches. This park is just over one acre in size. The park is designated "on leash" only except after 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and after 3:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Smith Springs Recreational Area

Activities at Smith Springs range from fishing, hunting, picnicking, boating, canoeing, hiking, horseback riding and wildlife viewing. It's located on J.Percy Priest Lake, so the dogs can swim in the lake. The beach is rocky, so bring water shoes. There are also people fishing in the area, so you'll want to stay away from the lines, but there's plenty of beach for everyone. Picnic area is nice and shady. Open April 1 through Oct 29

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is home to over 800 miles of hiking trails, but take note that dogs are NOT allowed on most of them. They are welcome on the Gatlinburg Trail (a 1.9 mile hike from the Sugarland Visitor Center to the outskirts of Gatlinburg, TN) and the Oconaluftee River Trail (a 1.5 mile hike from the Oconaluftee Visitor Center to the outskirts of Cherokee, NC). Dogs are also allowed in the campgrounds, picnic areas, and along roads, but must be kept on a leash at all times. As with most parks, your pets should be well-behaved and you should always clean up after them.

The Village Shops

Located next to the famous Pancake Pantry and Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen, The Village is a collection of 27 unique specialty stores in the heart of Gatlinburg, TN. The wooded outdoor areas around the shops are great for taking Fido for a stroll. Be sure to stop by the Simply Animals store to pick up a toy or treat for your pet. Dogs should remain leashed and under your control at all times while roaming through The Village.

Cades Cove Loop Road

Located approximately 27 miles outside of Gatlinburg, near the town of Townsend, TN, beautiful Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountains offers a variety of hiking trails and wildlife viewing opportunities. You can take Fido along for a scenic drive on Cades Cove Loop Road, an 11 mile stretch of roadway through the Smoky Mountain valley. Due to its location, you'll almost certainly see deer in Cades Cove. If you're lucky, you might even spot a bear, fox, or wild turkey. Dogs must remain in vehicles.

Events

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

Services

When traveling with dogs, one thing is certain. Poop happens. Luckily, there are 405 pet services in Tennessee 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 Tennessee below.

PetSmart Memphis-Wolfchase

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 Nashville 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 Nashville? 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 Nashville 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!

Pet Bliss Mobile Veterinary Services

Let Pet Bliss Mobile Veterinary Services take the stress out of the vet visit! They come to you and your beloved pets to take care of their health needs in the comfort of their own home. They offer well pet exams, sick pet exams, preventative care, pain management, vaccinations, surgery, holistic care, and much more.

Barks and Recreation Doggie Daycare and Boarding

Barks and Recreation provides full daycare and overnight boarding for dogs. New owners, remodeled and upgraded facility with new hours. Indoor and outdoor play areas, premium quality overnight enclosures, suites, cage free boarding and care giver on site. Open Mar 1 – Jan 5 (Including all major holidays)

Doggie Doo's Pet Services

Doggie Doo's Pet Services is proud to offer Nashville the finest in Pet Bathing and Grooming services. Conveniently located in the heart of Bellevue, Tennessee, Doggie Doo's serves dogs from Nashville, Bellevue, Belle Meade, and the surrounding areas. They look forward to DOOing business with your furry family.

Pak Masters Dog Training

Pak Masters Dog Training provides obedience and behavior modification training for you and your pet. Centrally located in Franklin, KY we are able to service the greater Kentucky and Tennessee areas. Our mission is very simple. Our goal is for you, the pet owner, is to enjoy the freedom of having an obedient dog. We want you to be able to take your dog with you whenever you want without worrying about unwanted behavior. Our advanced dog training methods not only empowers the pet owner to teach obedience but we also provide the tools necessary for your dog to be the best version of itself possible…a well balanced, happy and obedient dog for life!

Humane Educational Society

Pet overpopulation is a national epidemic. Our mission is to educate the public concerning proper care & treatment of all companion animals & to utilize available resources to effectively reduce the number of those animals found homeless in our community.

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