There's plenty to explore throughout the neighborhood and you'll encounter quiet, residential streets as well as bustling business districts. There are a handful of pet supply stores in the western part of Northridge, but for more local options, you'll find Petitude, a supply and grooming store, in the north and All Valley Pet Grooming and Spa in the south. There are also several pet groomers near the Northridge and Porter Pet Hospitals on Parthenia Street. This diverse neighborhood offers a lot to discover during a walk with your pet.
There's lush greenery all throughout the neighborhood and you'll find streetside benches and patches of grass with shady trees everywhere if you and your pooch need a quick rest. CSUN's campus offers paths away from the roads as well as sprawling green space where you'll find students relaxing and studying.
Nearby is Dearborn Park which offers a playground, tennis courts, and green grass perfect for relaxing. You'll also find picnic areas under shady trees. The Northridge Recreation Center also offers a playground area, sprawling green space, and a gymnasium. For a more challenging adventure, Northridge offers easy access to Aliso Canyon Park's many hiking trails.