The city of Hayward, located in the eastern part of the San Francisco Bay Area, is a very ethnic diverse community with a large Latino population. In fact, Hayward is one of the most diverse communities in the state. With this demographic breakdown, it also becomes clear that the population of Hayward has a preference to dogs over cats.
The Eden Greenway Dog Park is one of the attractions in town that caters to the needs of dogs and their owners. This attractive off-leash dog parks is split into two sections. There is one area for smaller breeds and one area where larger dogs can play without scaring their smaller friends. Furthermore, the dog park is equipped with anything a dog park would ever need: water fountains, benches, shaded areas and fences.
There are also other ways for dogs to get some exercise. A great idea, for instance, is to enjoy a day on the Hayward Shoreline. This regional park, located on the coastal area of East Bay, is part of the San Francisco Bay Trail and a protected area. Dogs therefore have to be on a leash at all times to protect wildlife. The location is also a very popular destination among birdwatchers.
The main attraction in the West Winton neighborhood is the Hayward Regional Shoreline Park. This park is located on the shoreline, as its name indicates. Dogs are welcome if they are on a leash and only in certain designated parts of the park due to safety factors. You and your dog cannot be on the south side due to the flood control channel. If the dog days of California summer prove to be a bit much for you and your pup, let him dip his paws in the water at Hayward Regional Shoreline Park. Be sure to leave the park as clean as you found it by picking up after your dog.
Has your pooch been acting out or feeling a little ruff lately? Or do you want to teach your old pal some new tricks? If so, check out the the puntastic Bobbi Lue’s Pawsitive Pets in this neighborhood. This facility uses animal behavior techniques to correct negative behavior and reduce your dog’s stress levels. There are plenty of places to walk your dog in this area as well. Carlos Bee Boulevard is also a very pet-friendly area, offering plenty of pet-friendly housing options.
This is a neighborhood that has plenty of room on the sidewalks to enjoy a little exercise with your dog. While you’re out enjoying a nice stroll with your pup, head on over to Buffalo Bill’s Brewery, an excellent local brewery that’s Fido-friendly! You can grab a signature cold one and channel your inner cowboy (or cowgirl) at this saloon-style establishment. Head over to the restaurant section to grab some grub. Fido is allowed to join you on the outdoor patio. Not in the mood for beer and burgers? Not to worry. Downtown has other pet-friendly eateries, including The Bistro and Bijou’s Restaurant and Bar.
If you’re looking for a pet-friendly neighborhood to stay in during your visit to Hayward, look no further than the Industrial Parkway. The neighborhood has plenty of pet-friendly hotels that can accommodate you and your furry friend during your stay. The Red Roof Inn Hayward. At this hotel there are plenty of sidewalks around the area to walk your pooch on. The Red Roof Inn Hayward does not charge extra for your dog to stay here with you. They only require that you never leave your dog in the room alone. Not looking to rent a hotel room? No problem! This neighborhood is also home to popular Hayward AirBnB rentals.
If your pup needs a vaccination or just a little nail trim while you’re in Hayward, the Tennyson neighborhood is a good place to be. The Cheap Shots Pet Vaccine Clinic located inthis neighborhood aims to keep pet healthcare costs down by offering -- you guessed it -- cheap shots. Vaccines start at just $10 each, with rabies boosters costing $15. The clinic also offers other services, including microchipping and nail trimming. A veterinarian is available onsite to answer your veterinary care questions. The best part is that all veterinary advice is free! The clinic is held every Saturday from 11 AM to 2 PM.