Local Hangouts for You and Fido!

Who doesn’t love taking their furry children to local restaurants, dog beaches and other hang outs during the summer? Here at VCF we have a compiled a list of fun, local activities you can do with your pets this summer, or all year long!

Dog beaches/parks:

Davis Island, located near downtown Tampa: https://www.tampagov.net/parks-and-recreation/parks-and-facilities/dog-parks

Honeymoon Island, located in Dunedin: https://www.floridastateparks.org/park-activities/Honeymoon-Island#Pets

Fort Desoto, located in St. Pete: http://www.pinellascounty.org/park/05_ft_desoto.htm

Curtis Hixon Dog Park, located on the Riverwalk: https://www.tampagov.net/parks-and-recreation

Dog friendly coffee shops:

Buddy Brew Coffee, located in downtown Tampa: www.buddybrew.com

The Bunker, located in Ybor City: www.bunkerybor.com

Blind Tiger Cafe, located in Ybor City: www.blindtigercafe.com

Dog friendly restaurants:

Tampa Bay Brew Co., located in Centro Ybor, outside seating available for you and your furry friend: http://www.tampabaybrewingcompany.com/

Ulele, located at the end of the Riverwalk in downtown Tampa, outside seating available: http://www.ulele.com/

Gaspar’s Grotto, located off 7th Ave. in Ybor City: https://gasparsgrotto.com/

The Sail Pavilion, on Tampa’s Riverwalk:  https://www.tampaconventioncenter.com/facility-information/sail-pavilion/

Dog friendly towns:

Downtown Dunedin, FL.: http://visitdunedinfl.com/

 Downtown Winter Park, FL: https://cityofwinterpark.org/

Downtown St. Petersburg, FL: http://www.stpete.org/