Dog Friendly Virginia

Dog Friendly Virginia

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

Hotels

There are 2,117 pet friendly hotels in Virginia. You'll find information on all the most popular pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds in Virginia below.

Pet Friendly La Quinta Inn & Suites Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, VA
La Quinta Inn & Suites Virginia Beach is pet friendly! Two pets of any size are welcome for no additional fee. For same day arrivals, please call 877-411-3436 to confirm availability of a pet-friendly room.
Pet Friendly Private room with two twin beds in Clifton Forge, VA
This private room Airbnb rental in Clifton Forge is pet friendly! Please contact Jo Ann Carter & Mike Henson for more details on the pet fee, weight limit, and any other restrictions prior to booking.
Pet Friendly Applewood Inn & Llama Trekking in Lexington, VA
Applewood Inn welcomes two dogs of any size for an additional $20 per dog, per night for one night, and $10 per dog for each additional night. Guests traveling with dogs must call (540) 463-1962 prior to booking to verify availability, or risk not being able to check-in with a dog and/or any associated cancellation penalties.
Pet Friendly Outdoorsy RV Rental Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, VA
Pet policies are determined by the individual owner of each Outdoorsy vehicle. For more information on the pet fee, weight limit, and other restrictions for a particular vehicle in Virginia Beach, please message the owner directly or read the "Rules" section of their listing. If the owner charges a pet fee, it will be mentioned in the "Add-ons" section.

Restaurants

Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 1718 dog friendly restaurants in Virginia! A handful of our favorite sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, bars, and other eateries in Virginia that welcome Fido to join at an outdoor table are listed below. Bon appetit!

Activities

Get out and play! There are 272 dog friendly activities in Virginia. You'll find information on our favorite dog parks, beaches, hiking trails, tours, stores, and lots of other "animal attractions" below.

Pet Friendly Shirlington Dog Park  in Arlington, VA
Shirlington Dog Park is a very large park with gates that lead to a stream. The park has separate areas for large and small dogs to play, and is a well-maintained area with lots and lots of room for running. Shirlington Dog Park is open daily from sunrise - sunset.
Pet Friendly First Landing State Park Beach in Virginia Beach, VA
Pets are allowed in all Virginia State Parks. State regulations prohibit pets at designated swim areas and require pets to be confined or kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet and kept under supervision while in the park. Pets are also not allowed in public facilities (bathhouses, visitor centers, park offices, restaurants, etc.) While pets are allowed at False Cape State Park, they are not permitted access through Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge. To avoid potential inconvenience, we ask that you bring proof of current rabies vaccination. This is strongly recommended in Virginia Beach where a rabies alert is in effect. This massive historical park includes an authentic Indian village, 20 miles of walking trails, and a beach that's dog-friendly year round. The park is the site of the first landing of the Jamestown colonists in 1607. Now, as Virginia's most-visited state park, it's a natural oasis in Virginia Beach's urban oceanfront area. The park has 20 miles of trails and 1.5 miles of sandy Chesapeake Bay beach frontage. Offering many recreational and educational activities, it's a great place to explore unusual habitats featuring bald cypress trees, lagoons, rare plants and wildlife, and maritime forest ecology. Cabins, water and electric hook-up campsites, picnic areas, boat ramps and a camp store with bicycle rentals are also available.
Pet Friendly Crabtree Falls in Charlottesville, VA
Crabtree Falls is the highest vertical-drop cascading waterfall east of the Mississippi River and is located in Nelson County, Virginia, just six miles off the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway near milepost 27. Crabtree Falls features a series of five major cascades and a number of smaller ones that fall a total distance of 1,200 feet. The first overlook is just a few hundred feet from the upper parking lot along a gentle, paved trail, making it an excellent stopover for travelers of all ages and abilities. The more adventuresome hiker may continue along the 2 and 1/2 mile Crabtree Falls Trail to four other overlooks offering spectacular views of the Crabtree Creek Falls and the Tye River Valley. Crabtree Falls can be reached from the Blue Ridge Parkway by travelling to milepost 27. Exit onto VA 56 going east and follow the signs to Crabtree Falls (about 6.3 miles). It is open from dawn to dusk daily. Well-behaved dogs are permitted off-leash on the trail. All other dogs should be leashed.
Pet Friendly Stony Point Fashion Park in Richmond, VA
Stony Point Fashion Park is a dog-friendly center. Each dog must be in either a carrier or on a leash no longer than 3 feet. Dog comfort stations are located throughout the center (drinking stations and bag dispensers). All of the dog friendly merchants display a "Welcome Dog" sign on their store fronts. A few of the merchants "Welcome Small Dogs" only. Dogs now have a new favorite place to have fun and get exercise! Stony Point Fashion Park also features a Dog Park, which gives dogs and their owners a place to meet and run off-leash in a safe, dog-friendly enclosed area.
Pet Friendly Alexandria's Footsteps of the Past Walking Tours in Alexandria, VA
While visiting the historic hometown of George Washington and Robert E. Lee, you and your pooch can take advantage of one of Alexandria's Footsteps to the Past's many walking tours. Offering a combined total of 100 years experience in Alexandria, they are able to take you beyond the ordinary and let you in on little-known but revealing stories about well-known historical figures. It's both entertaining and educational, so it makes for a great event for visitors of all ages. They offer many variations of tours to suite your personal style and needs. Your dog is welcome to join at no extra cost, but must be under owner's control and leashed at all times.

Events

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

Services

When traveling with dogs, one thing is certain. Poop happens. Luckily, there are 464 pet services in Virginia 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 Virginia below.

Pet Friendly PetSmart VA Beach-Landstown in Virginia Beach, VA
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.
Pet Friendly Paws and Whiskers Pet Sitting in Virginia Beach, VA
P.A.W. Pet Sitting is there to love and care for your pets when you can not be home. They are a professional and reliable pet sitting service that can come to your home for mid-day potty/play visits or for mid day walks. They can also take care of your home and your pets while you are out of town. P.A.W Pet Sitting allows your pet to stay in their home and maintaing their normal schedule even when you are not there. Serving Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, and Portsmouth.
Pet Friendly General Booth Veterinary Hospital in Virginia Beach, VA
General Booth Veterinary Hospital is a state of the art, 8000 square foot facility designed for the comfort of our clients and patients. They provide high quality pet health and wellness care to assist your pet in living a longer, happier, and healthier life. In their facility, they have modern, up to date equipment. This includes a completely computerized practice to maintain our clients medical records, assist with boarding scheduling, client education as well as pharmacy prescriptions and inventory control. They also maintain a fully stocked surgery suite utilizing general anesthesia to do most soft tissue and orthopedic surgical procedures. They regularly do dental work which includes teeth cleaning, polishing and extractions if necessary. They have ECG, pulse oximetry, respiratory monitors and blood pressure monitoring for their medical and surgical patients. They have a complete in-house blood chemistry diagnostic machine as well as the ability to run many other diagnostic tests through a variety of outside labs. They are able to diagnose and treat most medical and surgical cases in their hospital but if necessary, there are specialists in many fields in the area for them to refer you and your pet.
Pet Friendly The Backyard Pack in Lorton, VA
The Backyard Pack offers affordable 24-hour dog daycare and training that incorporates mental and physical stimulation while reinforcing proper behaviors and training in a pack setting.
Pet Friendly Preppie Pooch in Virginia Beach, VA
Preppie Pooch is Hampton Roads' first upscale dog day spa. We are a full service dog grooming, bathing and accessory boutique plus we'll pamper and spoil your pet.
Pet Friendly Auburn Leach K-9 in Stuarts Draft, VA
As a dog professional, owner, and lover, Auburn knows that often dogs and owners require the assistance of more than books and videos--expert knowledge is required. Auburn has been a dog training professional since 1983. The limited enrollment program allows Auburn to work with his clients and their dogs on a personal level. Auburn guarantees an easy to handle, well behaved dog that you and your family can truly enjoy. Free pick up and delivery are offered to make this program as convenient for you as possible. Military discounts offered.
Pet Friendly Doberman Assistance Rescue & Education (DAR&E) in Arlington, VA
Doberman Assistance Rescue & Education (DAR&E) is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization of Volunteers dedicated to serving the growing needs of unwanted and homeless Dobermans in Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia and eastern West Virginia areas. DAR&E’s primary directives are to educate the public about Dobermans, assist owners in rehoming unwanted Dobermans, provide foster homes and veterinary care for rescued and relinquished Dobermans, and place Dobermans into loving homes through our adoption program. DAR&E provides support, consultation, and camaraderie to the adoptive families – not only through the adoption process but also throughout the lives of our Dobermans. DAR&E’s expenses associated with these directives are funded primary through our own fundraising efforts and adoption fees. These funds are critical to DAR&E’s ability to remain financially self-reliant. We are always looking for relationships which allows DAR&E to continually reach their goals of being both financially independent and maintaining our adoption program.

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