Now that we’ve finally got some fabulous weather in Edmonton, it’s a great time to head out and explore the city with your furry friend by your side! We’ve compiled a list of dog-friendly Edmonton attractions and entertainment, patios, shopping and lodging to give you some new ideas for your next doggy date. If you know a business or attraction that’s not on our list, you can send us a message on Facebook, tweet it to us, or post a comment on the blog and we’ll get it posted!
Last Updated August 11, 2017: While we’ve contacted and verified all the dog-friendly Edmonton and area businesses listed below, we encourage you to give them a call before you visit to make sure their pet policy hasn’t changed.
Patios & Dining
The Pint Whyte Ave | 8032 104 Street, Edmonton| 780.758.7400
This Whyte Ave pub has two dog-friendly patios where you can hitch your dog up while you enjoy a pint and they enjoy a bowl of water.
Doggy Style Deli, Edmonton | 780-756-2477
Take your best friend in to enjoy a full meal or a treat in a restaurant created just for dogs! They offer a variety of food types, including raw, and have onsite grooming for your furry friend as well.
Remedy Café | 10310-124 St., Edmonton | (780) 705-4464
Cafe patrons can use a bike stand located just outside the patio to hitch up their dogs.
Farrow Sandwiches | 8426 109 St NW, Edmonton | (780) 757-4160
You and your K9 friends can sit at their outdoor picnic tables to enjoy a sammy and a drink together. Follow their instagram page for weekly specials for your four-legged friends.
Attractions & Entertainment
Lucky Donkey Indoor Dog Park | 0417 79 Avenue NW, Edmonton| 780.757.1980
Lucky Donkey is an indoor space where dog owners can safely take their dogs to roam off leash. TheyWe also offer hourly dog sitting for those in Old Strathcona to take advantage of the many shops, restaurants, bars, and spas and enjoy the area knowing that their furry pals are also enjoying themselves off leash in a safe environment.
Alberta Railway Museum | 24215 – 34 St., Edmonton | (780) 472–6229
Leashed and well-socialized pets are welcome on-site at the museum. They do have guardian cats in their workshop and occasionally members’ dogs as well. Pet waste must be cleaned up and disposed of to keep the museum ground clean.
Top Dog Fitness | Multiple Locations in Edmonton | 780-504-1504
“Do I walk the dog or go to the gym”? Now you don’t have to choose! Top Dog Fitness is an outdoor class where you and other dog lovers can exercise alongside your furry friends!
John Janzen Nature Centre | 7000-143 Street, Edmonton | 780-442-5311
A gateway to the heart of Edmonton’s River Valley, the John Janzen Nature Centre takes visitors for a walk on the wild side with programs, events and interactive exhibits designed to promote awareness and engagement with nature in an urban setting. On-leash dogs are permitted on the walking trails and owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets.
Urban Barn | Multiple Locations in Edmonton & Area
“Urban Barn has had a dog-friendly policy at head office as well as in store since our humble beginnings. Our furry friends help us de-stress and create a warm and inviting work place. A house is not a home without a dog, and we feel there’s no better way to select the furniture and accessories for your home than by shopping with your best friend!”
Shades of Grey Clothing Boutique | 10116 – 124 St, Edmonton | 780-756-5199
Edmonton clothing boutique with distinctive and edgy fashion lines from the LA and New York fashion scene. Leashed dogs are welcomed into the store to shop with their owners.
Red Ribbon Boutique | 12505 102 Ave, Edmonton | 780-454-4336
A lifestyle shop based in Edmonton specializing in quality garments and beautifully crafted accessories. They are happy to accommodate shoppers with leashed dogs while shopping.
Sawridge Inn | 4235 Gateway Blvd. N, NW, Edmonton | 1-888-729-7343
All pets that stay at the hotel are VIPs (Very Important Pets). Just let them know you’re bringing your pet when you make a reservation. Upon arrival, you and your pet will be greeted by our lovely front desk staff where you can ask for “doggy bags” and a special treat for your furry family member. You’ll find their South Edmonton location is as pet-friendly as we are with an amazing river valley and many trails and off-leash dog parks. Pet fee is $20/per pet, per day and there are no size restrictions.
Hotel Macdonald | 10065 100th Street, Edmonton | 1-780-424-5181
They are happy to accommodate a dog dish and bed in the room, should you request it, at no additional cost. There is no size restriction, however, the pet does require a kennel should it be left unattended. Pet fee is $25 per pet, per day.