Alameda is a city in California that sits proudly on its own island. The name Alameda is Spanish for ‘tree-lined avenue’ and this title was chosen by a vote way back in 1853. This furiendly city has six veterinary clinics and animal hospitals on Alameda Island, with a bunch of emergency care hospitals available on the mainland not far away.
Alameda is a puptown that welcomes dogs to have fun! Your pup will love Alameda Dog Park, with fenced areas where dogs are free to run and roam safely off-leash. The park features a separate area that is designed for smaller pets, so every pup can be top dog. Nearby, you will also find Main Street Linear Dog Park. Here your pup can also enjoy running around the fenced open space and socializing with other furry friends. Water bowls and dog waste bags are available here, in case you furgot your own!
Don’t forget to stop into one of the many dog friendly restaurants and cafes in Alameda! At Habanas Cuban Cuisine, you can enjoy some delicious dishes at one of the outdoor tables with your furry friend, or you can relax in the beer garden at Speisekammer with your dog by your side.
In Shoreline Drive, you can treat yourself and your dog to a puptastic eating experience! Off the Grid is a weekly gathering of pawsome food vendors, with dishes from across the world that everyone can enjoy and find their new favorite snack. Plus, every pup is welcome here, as long as they remain on leash. If you have been out in the hot California sun, you can also cool down at Gelati Creation. Here you will find every flavor you can think of in gelato and sorbetto popsicles. Once you choose the one you want, there are outdoor tables where you and your pup can sit back and relax.
For a relaxing stroll with your pup, head to Jackson Park. This park features green grass and trees that your furry friend will love to investigate, and provides plenty of shade on hot days. If you get hungry, you can head to Doggy-Style Hotdogs. Just as its name suggests, you can take your pick from a variety of delicious hotdogs. There are also outdoor seats where dogs are welcome to sit with you. For a treat for your dog, be sure not to miss out at Starbucks. Not only can you enjoy a fresh coffee, but your dog can also tuck into a Puppuccino. Bone-a-petit!
If you have worked up an appetite with your pup, you can take your pick from some dog friendly eateries in the Bronze Coast neighborhood. The House of Bagels has a range of tasty pastries, bagels and sandwiches that you can enjoy, and with two dog friendly tables, you are more than welcome to bring your furry friend along. A pawsome place to get your coffee has got to be Peet’s Coffee & Tea. They brew their own coffee here, and with mouth-watering cakes, you won’t be able to resist! There are four outdoor tables that you can sit at with your pup for a relaxing morning.
One thing you can rely on in Alameda is finding a delicious dog friendly restaurant! For some high quality beef, head to Burgermeister and try one of their delicious burgers on the patio with your pup. If you prefer pizza, don’t worry, you don’t have to miss out! Check out Liguini’s Pizza & Brew and bring your furry friend along to sit with you at an outdoor table. For a real treat, be sure not to miss the Feel Good Bakery. This place uses local and organic ingredients to make tasty treats, and with outdoor tables, you can bring your dog along and enjoy the sunshine when it is nice outside.
At Wescafe in Central Alameda, all pups are welcome to join their owners for a bite to eat! This family-owned café has a delicious choice of dishes for breakfast and lunch, with a spacious outdoor patio where you can chill out with your furry friend. The Café Jolie is also a furiendly place to bring your dog, and one of the best places in town to try French American cuisine. So, why not bring your furry friend and try some croquet monsieur and crème brulee cheesecake? You can relax and watch the world go by at one of the dog friendly outdoor tables.