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    Pet-Friendly Fun: Paw-fect Places in London, Ontario

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    • Date June 20, 2024
    • Category #ExploreLdnOnt
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      Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Parks & Nature, #ExploreLdnOnt, Music & Entertainment, Family Fun, Food & Drink, Spa & Wellness, Things To Do
  • No need to look for doggy daycare - now the entire family can enjoy the perks of fun in the Forest City!

    It can be hard spending time away from our furry friends - they really are members of our family! Luckily, London, Ontario is host to many pet-friendly locations. When planning your next adventure in London, bring along your sidekick and explore these paw-fect places!


    Pet-Friendly Stays

    Small dog resting on a bed in the Park Hotel
    The Park Hotel • London, Ontario

    The Park Hotel London

    Your furry friend's ticket to a tail-wagging adventure right in the heart of the Forest City.  Kick back and relax in style at the Park Hotel with you four-legged companion.


    Delta Hotels by Marriott London Armouries

    A piece of Canadian history transformed into a cozy retreat for you and pet. Let's not forget about The Delta's awarding winning Sunday brunch at the Armouries Grille – where humans can indulge in delicious treats!

    Four Points by Sheraton London

    Looking for a quiet retreat on the south end of the city? Four Points by Sheraton has got you covered, offering an escape where you and your pet can unwind and recharge. There is a fee, but the peace of mind is priceless.

    Hotel Metro

    Hotel Metro isn't just about modern accommodations – it's about being right next door to one of London's must-visit spots, Covent Garden Market. After a nice morning walk you can leave your pup at the hotel and stroll over to pick up some special snacks from their variety of local vendors.

    Patios for Puppies

    Four well behaved dogs sitting at an outdoor patio
    Molly Blooms Irish Pub • London, Ontario


    Molly Bloom's Irish Pub

    Savour a Guinness on Molly Bloom's dog-friendly patio. If you’re there on a Sunday, Monday or Tuesday, enjoy karaoke all night long!


    Powerhouse Brewing

    At Powerhouse Brewing, they’re not just about crafting exceptional brews; they’re also about creating a welcoming atmosphere for you and your furry friend. Leash up your best bud and enjoy their spacious outdoor area!

    Jack Astor's

    The side patio at Jack Astor's north location is the place to be with your pup! Jack Astor’s provides a doggy bowl with water, so your pup can be refreshed. Enjoy some cheesy pan bread relaxing in the warm weather.

    The Morrissey House

    Enjoy delicious food in a friendly atmosphere while your pup stays hydrated with handy water bowls on the Morrissey House side patio – just keep them leashed and connected to the outside of the patio fencing.

    Sweet Onion Bistro

    With two locations, Sweet Onion Bistro invites you to dine with your dog on their friendly patios for a delightful lunch or dinner experience.


    Sweet Treats

    Black Walnut Bakery and Café

    At Black Walnut Bakery and Café, bask in the sunshine on their patio while sipping coffee and indulging in their famous cruffin. While your pup can't join you indoors, they're more than welcome to relax alongside you on the patio.

    Haven’s Creamery

    Haven’s Creamery invites you to bring your furry friend on a leash to treat them to some goodies, including a pup cup of vanilla ice cream. Enjoy the treats outdoors to ensure all patrons can enjoy their experience, whether furry or not!

    Roli Poli Ice Cream

    Savour handcrafted, rolled ice cream topped with all the perfect fixings at this delightful shop. Roli Poli is an entire experience! Plus, feel free to bring your furry companion along for the fun.


    District Ice Cream

    Rounding out our list of Pup-friendly scoop shops is District Ice Cream. With easy access to the Thames Valley Parkway, it makes for a great stop during an afternoon walk! Enjoy locally made small batch ice cream, fresh waffle cones and pup cups for your little guy!


    Pet-friendly Shops

    A happy puppy sitting around plants
    @pike_the_bojack at Heeman's • London, Ontario



    Take your furry friend to Heeman’s for a cozy walk in the greenhouse, regardless of the weather outside. It's the perfect spot for both of you to enjoy some warmth and greenery together!

    Blooming Tails

    At Blooming Tails, a family-owned pet boutique, you'll find everything you need for your beloved pet. With two locations in London, it's your one-stop shop for all things pet-related.



    Off-Leash Areas

    Four dogs sitting on a park bench
    @otisdacorgi and friends at Greenway Off-Leash Dog Park • London, Ontario

    Looking for off-leash areas where your pup can burn off some energy? Look no further, there are the five spaces located across London that are fenced off or equipped with signs for this purpose. Four of them have a special area fenced off for smaller dogs.


    There is no doubt that Londoners and visitors alike love their pets! No matter which area of the city you’re in, there’s a patio or coffee shop with dog bowls waiting. 

    Are we missing any spots not mentioned here that you and your pup love to visit? Let us know at @tourismlondon! Plus send a puppy picture and we'll include you in the blog!

    So, what are you waiting for? Grab that leash, get outside and enjoy the weather in the Forest City!

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