Plantation, Florida is home to many pet-friendly attractions. There’s something for everybody in this beautiful city – and that includes your four-legged friend! One of the nation’s fastest growing communities, it’s no surprise that the people of Plantation encourage pets and owners to enjoy all the adventures of the sunshine state.
If you’re in the mood to dine out, several restaurants in the area offer accommodations for pets. Lime Fresh Mexican offers a large outside seating area and tasty fish tacos. The Cheese Course also has outdoor seating and a wide range of Artisanal cheeses from spots all over the globe. Or, if you’re looking for something adventurous, try Kuluck – Persian dishes and belly dancers galore!
Visiting from out of town? Several hotels in the area allow pets to stay. La Quinta allows small-sized dogs with no additional fee. If you’re staying in the area long-term, there are several options, including Sawgrass Inn & Conference Center allows up to two dogs per room, while Extended Stay America offers a maximum $150 fee for one dog. Residence Inn charges a one-time fee for dogs of any size.
Also calling Plantation home is the Happy Trails Dog Park. With over five acres of space, and separate fenced-off areas, this off-leash dog park is more than your average park. It even has wrought-iron gates and a doggy statue! Plantation, Florida is certainly a special place for pets and their owners.
Downtown Plantation is located near plenty of shopping, dining and outdoor recreational activities suitable for humans and dogs. Plantation Heritage Park is a large 88.5-acre park located in central Broward County. Guests at the park can enjoy hours of quality family time at the park's several amenities, including beautiful nature trails or the 1.25-mile fitness trail. All amenities can be enjoyed by Fido as long as he is on his leash. The Three Bean Bakery cakes and treats are made from the finest human ingredients, but don't be fooled -- they’re made for pups! These natural treats are free of wheat and corn as well as preservatives! They're also affordable, which is sure to leave your dog barking for more!
Davie, Florida is conveniently located off South University Drive and the Sunpass Toll Road. This community is surrounded by universities and colleges, and offers a lot of fun dining and entertainment options for humans and dogs alike. John Williams Park is a gorgeous beach-front park on the boardwalk that offers 5 picnic pavilions, interactive fountain, playgrounds and a dog park! The John Williams Dog Park includes a dog park area, picnic pavilions, an instructional pavilion, and benches. The park includes the Sheridan Oak Forest, which offers a nature trail where you Fido can learn more about the vegetation growing in the area.
Oakwood is located directly off Interstate 95 and offers residents, visitors and guests with doggies plenty of dining, lodging and entertainment options! Performance Pups Freshwater Dog Beach is home to the cleanest freshwater dog lake in the area! This fenced-in area allows dogs to swim and play off-leash. Please note: swimming by humans is not allowed at the park. Emerald Hills Lakes Dog Park is a intimate dog park that has two separate areas for large and small dogs. VCA Stirling Square Animal Hospital, Tail Waggers Pet Grooming, and PetSmart are a few services and stores useful to canines in the Oakwood community.
Broadview Park is conveniently located off Florida’s Turnpike and 12th street. This cute and intimate community offers residents and visitors access to Sunview Park and their amenities which include athletic fields, basketball, picnic areas, playground, and a dog recreation area where they can run around off-leash! Sunview Park also hosts dog-friendly events like a Lure Chasing event, or the Rally O and Competition Fun Match event. American Idogs offer training and obedience classes that will teach you how to use the amazing dog-training tool that is known as a clicker!