The beautifully planned community of Foster City was created with dog lovers and families in mind. With over 21 city parks, Fido will always have a place to run and play. Boothbay Park is just one of the areas where you and your pooch will find other pups strolling along the paths, admiring the gardens, and sniffing and romping in this green space. Taking a break at the gazebo area is perfect when you need a rest and a cold drink of water. When you need a change of scenery, head over to Erckenbrak Park that is nestled in a residential area. There is a playground for the children, and Fido will enjoy an energetic walk around the beach.
When your pooch needs a checkup or emergency medical care, there are four veterinarian clinics in the area. The professional and caring staff will help take care of your pup and treat him like one of the family. After spending time at the vet, take your pooch to Chalet Ticino where you can enjoy a variety of Italian, French and German cuisine. You can find a table on the outdoor patio to enjoy your meal while Fido sips cool water from a bowl. Taking your pooch out to dinner is fun when visiting Togo’s Sandwiches. There are dog-friendly tables where you can enjoy a fresh chicken salad sandwich and gluten-free options.
Visitors to the city will enjoy all the parks and dog-friendly activities. If you need a place to stay the night, consider Towne Place Suites where dogs are allowed for an extra fee.
Families who want to spend time with their pups will love the Beach Park neighborhood. This area features the Foster City Dog Park with an off-leash fenced location that offers shade and benches for the owners. The ground is covered with fake grass, so it stays green and fresh all year long. There are two separate areas, one for smaller pups and the other for large dogs. You will often find other canines and their parents playing in the park and relaxing in the sunshine. After spending time at the park, you may also enjoy visiting the Sweet Basil restaurant. The location is close to the walking trail, and you and your pup can sit outside and enjoy seafood, noodles, and a variety of vegetarian meals.
Hanging out in the Marlin Park neighborhood is fun for both your pooch and your children. When visiting Sunfish Park, you can enjoy 2.4 acres of lawn space where Fido can run and romp. The children’s play area will keep the kids occupied while you walk around or relax in the shade. Another great option is Shorebird Park when you need some quality time with your pup. Although there is not much shade, there is a picnic spot here, and you can walk along the sidewalks and chat with other dog lovers.
Fido and his family love the Ketch Park neighborhood for the friendly people and grassy yards. Visiting Ketch Park is another highlight of your pup’s day. You can walk along the paths and through the shade trees, or take a break at the gazebo. The kids will love the basketball court and playground equipment, but be sure to bring your own doggie waste bags and bottles of water. If your pup needs some more exercise, head over to Mariner Park, where there is a large open grassy area and you will often find other pups having a furtastic time. If hunger strikes, Una Mas is a Fido-friendly Mexican restaurant with comfortable pup friendly tables on the outdoor patio.
Situated near Central Lake, the Metro Center neighborhood features a great place to spend time with your pup. The Leo J Ryan Memorial Dog Park is an off-leash park where your pooch can run and play. In addtition to the dog park, the play area encompasses 20 acres, including the largest water portion of the lagoon system. Dog lovers will often spend time strolling along the boardwalk, or relaxing in the gazebo by the lake. Remember to bring your own doggie waste bags and Fido’s water bowl on hot afternoons. If you are visiting the area and looking for a great place to stay, Extended Stay America allows pups for an extra fee.
The Sea Cloud neighborhood is filled with dog lovers who enjoy playdates with other pooch parents. When spending time in the area, visit Sea Cloud Park where Fido can run around and sniff all the plants and trees. You can walk along the path and get some exercise while admiring nature. The are plenty of trees where you can spread a blanket and relax with your spoiled pooch. The park is tranquil and peaceful and a perfect place to spend time with your canine companion. After a day at the park, head over to Waterfront Pizza. You and Fido can sit at the outdoor tables and enjoy some pizza and salad with other dog lovers.