Located in Union County, you will find the puptown of Westfield, New Jersey. As a historic place, there is plenty of sightseeing to do here when you are a tourist, but there is also plenty to see for dog lovers too! To keep your pup in good health, there are three veterinary clinics and animal hospitals in Westfield.
For a fun afternoon with your pooch, head on over to the Clark Memorial Park. This is a great place for four-legged friends since there is open green grass that is perfect for exercising and playing. There are also plenty of trees here where pups can investigate and discover new scents, as well as a jogging path and gazebo.
When you are in Westfield, you have got to enjoy some delicious food at 16 Prospect Wine Bar and Bistro. Here you can tuck into some tasty burgers, pasta, steak and chicken. Plus, you can choose a refreshing beverage to go with your meal! There are five dog friendly tables where you can spend some quality time with your pup. Another place with dog friendly seating is Ferraro’s. This eatery up delicious Italian dishes, with a casual and friendly atmosphere. For a sweet treat, drop by Bovella’s Pastry Shoppe where you can choose from a range of scrumptious cookies, cakes and pastries. Furry friends are welcome too, since there are four outdoor tables.
Daily exercise is important for all of our beloved companions, which means that a trip to Gumbert Park when you are in Westfield is in order! This 8.3 park provides lots of oppawtunity for fun. At Gumbert Park you will also find basketball courts, baseball fields and a playground for the kids. Furry friends can enjoy the jogging path with you and chilling out in the sun, as long as they remain on leash. Be sure not to forget some water and treats for your good boy or girl on a hot day!
If you are searching for dog friendly places to eat while you are in Westfield, you won’t have to look far! If you like Italian food, you can visit Cosimo’s Italian Restaurant where you can enjoy wraps, pastas, salads and chicken dishes at one of the seven dog friendly tables outside. For Mexican food, check out the Chipotle Mexican Grill, or head to Tinga Taqueria for some burritos or tacos. Both of these pawsome places have outdoor seating where your pooch is welcome to join you for your meal. If you need some caffeine to keep up with your excitable pup, Rock n’ Joe Coffee Bar is the place to go! Here you can grab a coffee or sit outside at one of the tables with your pup.
For a great family day out when you are in Westfield, head to Tamaques Park! This is a pawsome place where furry friends can have a ball, since there is a 0.8 mile jogging path for some exercise, as well as a sniff-tastic trail through the woods. What’s more, there is plenty of grass for playing fetch, as well as tennis courts, basketball courts, a jungle gym and playgrounds for the kids. You can stay all day long here with your pooch since there are lots of picnic areas that have built in grills, with restrooms available in the service buildings. Pups will love it here and are welcome to explore this 106 acre park on leash.
Every pup loves a trip to the park, so be sure not to miss out on all the fun over at Brightwood Park! This is a puptastic spot in Westfield where you can stretch your and your furry friend’s legs, with 44 acres of land to explore. There are sniff-tastic trails through the woods and around the pond where your pup can investigate all of the new scents and sights. What a great retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city! Plus, there are picnic areas where you can chill out and enjoy a snack after all that fun in the sun. All pups can be top dog here, as long as they remain on leash.
For a fun day out with your furry friend, head east to the town of Garwood! Here you will find the pawsome Unami Park where you can go for a casual stroll with your pooch. There are sniff-tastic walking trails and plenty of green grass for rolling and roaming. Plus, you can bring your dog’s favorite ball and play fetch in the sun! There are also benches where you can rest and a playground for the kids. If you get hungry, drop by Rudy’s of Garwood. Here you can enjoy Italian dishes and relax at one of the dog friendly tables. If you like craft beer, then you will love the Station Bar and Grill! Here you can tuck into some bar bites with a beer in hand at one of the four tables where pups are welcome to join you.
Energetic, reliable and trustworthy animal lover experienced caring for dogs, cats, birds and fish. I am comfortable walking, feeding, grooming and playing with your pets. When I lived in Sarasota, FL I volunteered walking dogs at the Greyhound Rescue Project. Looking forward to meeting new furry friends to accompany me on my daily walks in the park to keep us both healthy and fit. WOOF!