Granada Hills has come a long way from its 1800s start as a dairy farm. Cows were king, but now its canines that Granada Hills loves above all animals. There are nine animal hospitals, clinics, and private practices in Granada Hills to ensure that help is always available. Your dog can romp without fear, and you can enjoy it to!
O’Melveny Park is an amazing place to hike with your dog. Aside from the beauty of the park, which hosts a playground and a picnic area, you can head up the hill to find hiking trails! Your dog must be leashed at all times.
One of the most popular aspects of Granada Hills is the many dog-friendly dining options you can find. Start your day with a trip to Main Kitchen Cafe, where you can try a variety of breakfast favorites while your pup joins you on the patio. After working up an appetite throughout the day, try Presto Pasta for dog-friendly dining. Outdoor tables welcome pets and serve casual, fast, Italian food suffused with flavor. Locals love it, so call ahead in the evening.
There’s always something more to do in Granada Hills, so don’t think your day has to end with dinner.
Bee Canyon Park is a pupular parkwith residents, as the park’s many trails and meadows get tails wagging! While the park is not a dog park, it’s very popular with canine visitors and has adapted accordingly. Several of the drinking fountains have dog bowls attached to them, so your pet can hydrate after a good hike. Bee Canyon Park is large, and has many walking trails ranging from easy to moderate. Even though you can’t let your dog off leash in the park, there’s more than enough space to give both of you a great workout.
Zelzah Park in the Louise Nugent neighborhood of Granada Hills is a popular destination for dog lovers. Even though dogs have to stay leashed in the park, the open, green spaces make it an attractive destination. Your dog will love the jogging and hiking trails through the park. There’s always new scents to explore! There is also an equestrian trail, so be sure to keep your dog on leash to ensure everyone’s safety. The park is light on amenities (a fair trade for all that gorgeous green) so pack some water and a doggie bowl for after you hit the trails.
Despite the name, Old Granada Hills is filled with fresh favorites. Stop for lunch or dinner at any of these fabulous, dog-friendly restaurants. If you have a friend who can stay with your dog while you order, Salata features made to order salads and salad wraps that are more than worth the lack of table service. In the same neighborhood, you can also try Pick Up Stix, an American Chinese cuisine restaurant whose food is as playful as their name. Again, table service is not available. Wherever you go, save room for dessert: Belgium Waffle Haus makes authentic waffles from imported Belgian sugar and your pup can join you on the patio.
Granada Hills is chock full of great food with dog-friendly seating. Granada Hills Southeast offers you three options within blocks of each other. Try Furn Saj Bakery for Mediterranean meals with a homemade twist. Their outdoor tables welcome dogs, and their large menu will have an option for everyone. You should also try Italia Bakery and Deli for a similar experience with a different menu twist. Unsurprisingly, Italia Bakery and Deli focuses on the delights of Italian food! If you have to please a diverse group of tastes, take the whole family to Western Bagel. Your dog can help you decide between the Bagel Burger, fresh pastries, or simple favorites like cream cheese and lox.