Located in Maricopa County, Arizona, you will find the lively town of Gilbert. This busy place is full of fun spots to bring your dog, including puptastic parks and furiendly eating spots. In addition, there are around 16 veterinary clinics and animal hospitals you can call for emergencies or routine care.
For a retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life, be sure to visit the Riparian Preserves. There are two in Gilbert, Neely Ranch Riparian Preserve and the Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch. Both of these places are sniff-tastic natural areas that welcome dogs, as long as they remain on leash. There is plenty of wildlife to see on the pawsome trails, so be sure to keep a look out! Remember to bring some water, as it gets hot out in the Arizona sun for your furry friend.
When you visit new places, it can sometimes be difficult to find dog friendly cafes and restaurants. But, not in Gilbert! This town has lots of eateries that welcome dogs all day long. At Joe’s Farm Grill, you can enjoy local produce and delicious dishes while dining al fresco with your pup. For a sweet treat, don’t miss out on The Sweet Tooth Fairy, where you can enjoy award-winning cupcakes and plenty of other freshly baked goods at one of the dog friendly tables. At Einstein Bros. Bagels, they even offer little bagel treats for your furry friend to enjoy!
At the Islands, you can take your pick from a number of pawsome eateries. If you would like some good healthy food for lunch, you will love the Coconut Hut. This organic café has plenty of delicious options to choose from, with outdoor tables that are dog-friendly so your furry friend can join you. For everyone that enjoys tacos and seafood, you can combine these foods at Rubio’s Coastal Grill. Why not try their signature dish of beer battered fish tacos? Here, you can bring your pup to one of the five outdoor tables to watch the world go by.
Ridgewood has some eating hotspots that you have got to check out when you are in town. Step back in time and enjoy some real American food at Joe’s Real BBQ. This place has a 1940s theme and has a delicious menu to match. Of course, there are over twenty dog friendly tables outside where you can bring your pup too! If you love Italian food, be sure not to miss out at Pomo Pizzeria Gilbert. You can enjoy a tasty pizza or pasta and bring your pup to one of the outdoor tables. You will find that the patio seating also has refreshing misters, which can keep your dog cool on those hot days!
If your pup loves to run and roam, bring him down to Crossroads Park Dog Park! Here your furry friend can burn some energy off-leash within the fenced surroundings, that offers a separate area for active dogs and another one for more timid pups. The open grassy space is also great for playing fetch and practicing recall training. There are dog water fountains and shaded areas for your panting pup on hot days, as well as tables and benches where you relax and watch your dog have a ball. Crossroads Park Dog Park is sure to be a pup-tastic day out for your furry friend!
Cosmo Dog Park in Agritopia is heaven for your pup! This place has three pawsome sections that are all fenced in for off-leash fun; one for small and timid pups, an agility equipment area, and a section with a lake for some swimming. Now you can exercise your dog and watch them have fun and make new furry friends! There is also dog drinking fountains and washing stations so there aren’t any muddy paws afterwards. If you need a refreshment after all that excitement, you can head to The Coffee Shop at Agritopia. There are even outdoor tables where your dog can rest with you after all that fresh air!
There is nothing better on a hot day then a refreshing treat to cool you down. If you are in San Tan Village with your pup, head to Frost Gelato. Here you can enjoy amazing flavors of gelato, such as Bailey’s Irish Cream and Sea Salt Caramel with your dog by your side. There are five outdoor tables that are dog friendly. When you are looking for a casual place for dinner, check out Gordon Biersch Brewery. This place is relaxed and has a delicious menu to choose from. What’s more, your dog can join you at one of the five outdoor tables that are pet friendly!