Orange County is known around the world for its sun, surf and laid back SoCal atmosphere. With attractions such as Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, and miles of Pacific Coast beach, it’s no wonder Orange County sees millions of visitors each year. Fur-tunately, the OC is extremely pet friendly, so your canine companion can also enjoy this sunny destination.
Orange County has plenty of pet friendly shopping, so leash up your pup and head out for a day of retail therapy. Fashion Island and Irvine Spectrum both have a variety of stores that welcome four legged shoppers. Be sure to stop by the pet boutiques and peruse the selection of dog accessories, supplies and treats.
A trip to the beach is a must when visiting Orange County. Although dogs need to be leashed on most beaches, they can let loose in the waves at Huntington Beach’s Dog Beach. There are also several dog friendly parks in the area with miles of trails to follow. For starters, check out Laguna Niguel Regional Park, Gum Grove Park and Heisler Park.
Whatever you choose to do, there’s no question that this coastal hotspot is an ideal place to soak up some rays while spending some quality time with your pooch.
Orange County, California is known for its beach culture, but few can rival the diversity of plants and ecosystems like Laguna Beach. You and your dog will enjoy a leisurely hike through the Niguel Botanical Preserve. Through 18 acres, trails will lead you to a variety of bird, insect and native plant life. The best part is that the preserve is completely dog friendly, opening up hours of enjoyment for you and your canine companions. For some good old doggie socialization, the Laguna Beach Dog Park offers “pawsitive” experiences for both you and your pet. Whether out in the wild or enjoying time with doggie friends, Laguna Beach has a variety of areas to explore for both you and your dog.