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Dog Areas in Tampa

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12 Eateries
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Tampa has a burgeoning outdoor scene, including plenty of places for you and your pup. If your pup loves the water, there are more than a few open spaces and beaches for you two, and maybe the whole family, to enjoy the day.

Whether it's Logan Gate Dog Park, which is located in the Citrus Park area, Logan Gate Dog Park features over 5 acres, double-gated entries, a -foot chain link fence and two separate places for dogs of either size. Davis Islands Dog Park features an off-leash area as well as a completely fenced-in beach across a 200ft waterfront area. Your dog won't go thirsty with an always available water spigot for drinking and rinsing. The Picnic Island Beach Dog Park, Tampa has absolutely incredible views of the city. Spread across almost 8 acres of sandy beach, this park makes a great weekend spot for canoeing, setting up a day on the beach or fishing from the pier. There is something for the whole family.

If you're seeking something a bit more secretive, check out Lettuce Lake Park. Lettuce Lake features a large boardwalk that makes its way through the Florida swamp scene. You'll encounter birds, alligators, spiders, and other critters across the swampland.

In case you're spending the night, check out the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, it's a clean and friendly hotel that is pet accommodating. If the Grand Hyatt is booked up, check out the Holiday Inn Express near I-75 or the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel, both of which allow pets and have great ratings.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Tampa

#1 Davis Islands

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Davis Islands of , FL Dog Parks 1
Davis Islands of , FL Population Density 4,040/sq mi

#1 Davis Islands

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Davis Islands has everything you need for a dog-friendly getaway. Looking for some fun in the Florida sun? Steal away to Davis Islands, where you and your pawesome pal can sunbathe on Davis Islands Dog Beach. Suntan in the sand with your leashed pup, and let him stretch his legs in the fenced dog park. You won’t need to worry if Fido gets a little dirty – just take him down to Wag Natural Pet Market for a self-service wash. You’ll also have access to all the pet-friendly amenities you need on Davis Islands, including pet-friendly lodging, pet stores, and an animal clinic.
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#2 Hyde Park

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Hyde Park of , FL Population Density 6,130/sq mi

#2 Hyde Park

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If you’re looking to stay in a quieter neighborhood in Tampa, look no further than Hyde Park. Take your furry friend for a walk along the world’s longest continuous sidewalk on Bayshore Boulevard, overlooking Tampa Bay. You can follow the 3-mile trail northeast into the city, or south to Ballast Point Park. Hyde Park Village is also a great place for pet-friendly shopping and restaurants. So many pets frequent the village that most restaurants leave fresh water and treats at the door! Hyde Park is also home to several pet-friendly restaurants, including two authentic Irish pubs, so you and your canine companion will be spoiled for choice come dinnertime.
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#3 Old Seminole Heights

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Old Seminole Heights of , FL Population Density 4,130/sq mi

#3 Old Seminole Heights

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Old Seminole Heights, just outside East Tampa, is the perfect place to plan a pet-friendly vacay. You’ll have access to everything you need, including pet-friendly lodging and restaurants as well as an off-leash dog park. If you’re visiting in April, don’t forget to stop by Paws for a Cause, held annually at Seminole Heights United Methodist Church. This pet fest benefits the Animal Coalition of Tampa and offers low-cost vaccination services, food and gift stalls, contests, grooming, raffles, and more. The best part? It’s free to attend! After a long day of fun at the fest, check out Mermaid Tavern, where you and your furry friend can enjoy fresh, local seafood, either inside or outside in the patio area.
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#4 Temple Crest

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Temple Crest of , FL Population Density 6,350/sq mi

#4 Temple Crest

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Just outside Temple Crest lies Rowlett Park, a great place for family fun. Rowlett Park offers a 2-mile walking trail along the Hillsborough River, as well as playing fields, grill areas, tennis and racquetball courts, and fishing access. This dog-friendly park also includes separate fenced areas for large and small dogs as well as exercise equipment, so your canine companion can play to his heart’s content. Check out the canoe launch, where you can access the Hillsborough River State Canoe Trail, which leads to Hillsborough River State Park. Call ahead to check if the canoe trail and state park are Fido-friendly. Temple Crest is also close to Busch Gardens and Adventure Island.
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#5 Downtown

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Downtown of , FL Population Density 1,920/sq mi

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The Curtis Hixon Waterfront Dog Park is the perfect place for your pup to play in the city, with a fenced-in, astroturf play area complete with agility equipment for your dog to enjoy. You’ll also get a gorgeous view of the Seddon Channel from the park. Be sure to plan your visit for the fall if you want to take advantage of Tampa’s dog-friendly events, notably Howl-O-Ween. This free annual event includes live music and entertainment, pet-friendly games, a costume contest, and food and drink specials. It’s free to enter, but all proceeds made from food and drink are donated to the SPCA Florida.  Downtown Tampa is also the best district of the city for pet-friendly lodging and restaurants.
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Top Dog Walking Experiences in Tampa

Brianna
Brianna
Review by Samuel L.

"Thank you so much Brianna! I appreciate the pictures and videos, means a lot to see my little man enjoying his walks. "

1.23 mi
30m
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Daniel
Daniel
Review by Taylor A.

"Thank you for everything. Our cat loves to go outside so don't worry about it! "

2.51 mi
61m
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Michael
Michael
Review by Edward V.

"Michael was kind and patient with my old boy!! Going on vacation at the end of the month and am happy to have Michael walking Patch while I’m away!"

1.53 mi
62m
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Jessica
Jessica
Review by Jasmine K.

"My girls LOVE Jessica, so much so that one whines at the door when she leaves. "

1.37 mi
30m
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William
William
Review by Kyle K.

"What a wonderful guy! My dog is a bit difficult around men at first but he handled the situation amazing and Stella and myself both loved him! I would definitely recommend him!"

1.05 mi
30m
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Michael
Michael
Review by Abigail L.

"Michael was great! I could tell he really cares about dogs. My pup had so much fun! Thanks, Michael!"

1.77 mi
65m
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Todd
Todd
Review by Natasha K.

"Todd was great with Tessie. Really gave her a nice walk, she is one tired dog!"

1.48 mi
31m
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Daniel
Daniel
Review by Lauren M.

"Daniel got our cute little crazy walker to go on a great walk! He was very polite and included a cute pic of Gia after the walk. I'd definitely recommend Daniel to take care of your pup!"

1.48 mi
33m
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Sterling
Sterling
Review by Megan L.

"Sterling was GREAT! She even ran him which is exactly what I was looking for! Jasper will be tired for awhile:)"

1.67 mi
32m
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Jessica
Jessica
Review by Ian N.

"Fabulous walk! He got an excellent walk amd she was super sweet. Couldn't be happier!! :)"

1.18 mi
34m
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