Top Dog-Friendly Places to Visit with Your Furry Friend

From parks to patios, these are the best spots to enjoy with the family dog!

Southwest Ohio loves its furry friends, and there are lots of dog-friendly places to explore. There’s something for everyone in this pet-friendly area! Here are some of the best dog-friendly places to check out in southwest Ohio.

Washington Park, Cincinnati


The Brewhaus Bakery & Dog Bones

1623 Burney Ln, Cincinnati

Brewhaus Dog Bones are handcrafted, small batch, oven-baked dog treats made from whole grains proudly sourced from local Cincinnati/NKY microbreweries like Listermann, Braxton, Bad Tom Smith and more. Brewhaus bones can be purchased online.

Three Dog Bakery 

2649 Edmondson Rd, Cincinnati

Located in Hyde Park, your pup will be delighted to find an entire case of fresh-baked goodies, created by real pastry chefs who use simple, healthy and wholesome ingredients. Check out playful exclusive seasonal treats, gourmet pastries, including the famous Pupcakes and one-of-a-kind canine cakes you can have personalized for your pup’s special occasion. 

Fur the Love of Dogs Bakery

317 W Garland Ave, Fairborn

Biscotti Biscuits, Woofs-Ahoy, Chicken Waffles and Cinnamon Rolls will have tails wagging in Fairborn! Deliciously all natural, Fur the Love of Dogs features a litter of adorable Dachshund mascots.

Bone A Fido Bakery

1025 N Bechtle Ave, Springfield

Make your next grooming session a delicious one in Springfield at Bone-A-Fido! Pups can get the nail trim they deserve while munching on treats made in house every day. Pet food, treats, toys, chews, supplements and raw food are available for purchase.

Dog Parks

Otto Armleder Memorial Park & Recreation Complex

5057 Wooster Pike, Cincinnati

The Great Parks dog park at Otto is one of the larger parks in Cincinnati. Separated into three sections, with a fenced area for small pups and two larger areas that are rotated when needed. Each area is very spacious and has water available. (featured photo)

Washington Park

1230 Elm St, Cincinnati

For the city pups who love time on the turf, the dog park at Washington Park has several fun amenities, including a water creek to play in. The fence is lined with benches for fur-parents to relax while their little ones socialize around large boulders and fresh fountains.

Friends of Deeds Point

2600 Ridge Ave, Dayton

The double gates at Friends of Deeds Point are a favorite feature among dog owners attending the park. On muddy days, a paved centered circle keeps owners clean while their pups run about. Sections are split for small and large and include new fountains and bathrooms. 

Dog-friendly Restaurants

BARk Park and Patio

7544 Burlington Pike, Florence, KY

Northern Kentucky’s first dog park and bar! There’s more than an acre of fenced-in, grassy space for your four legged best friend to run around in, while you enjoy craft beer and wine on tap.

The Barrel House

417 E 3rd St, Dayton

Dogs are allowed on the patio as long as they are leashed, well-behaved and there is space!

BrewDog Cincinnati

316 Reading Road, Pendleton

The place to experience craft beer in The Queen City. BrewDog is child-friendly until 9 p.m., and dog friendly in the outside areas.

Covington Yard 

401 Greenup St., Covington

Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome. Must be fully up-to-date on vaccines. 

Rosedale OTR

208 E. 12th St., Cincinnati

Dogs are welcome in the heated beer garden. Just be aware they have bocce courts if your dog is a ball chaser.

The Trolley Stop

530 E 5th St, Dayton

Fido will love to snack on those delicious Macho NOT-chos from Trolley Stop on their outdoor patio.

Wheat Penny Oven & Bar

515 Wayne Ave, Dayton

At Wheat Penny, you’re encouraged to bring your pup! Free pets and love on the outdoor patio.

Check out more Southwest Ohio dog parks here!


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