Sylmar is a popular California neighborhood near Los Angeles. The neighborhood is known for its olive orchards and has a rich history in that can be traced back to the 18th century. The neighborhood has three animal hospitals with friendly and experienced staff that will help you with any concerns or emergencies that arise while you are in the area. You will find Sylmar is a dog-friendly neighborhood where you and your pup will feel right at home. The weather is simply bark-tastic in this sunny California town and your dog will love spending countless hours outside enjoying your company.
With Los Angeles just minutes away, this suburban neighborhood is a wonderful place to live if you want to be close to it all, but not quite in the middle of it. There are small green spaces throughout the residential streets where you can picnic or toss a frisbee around for hours. If your dog loves to run along side a bicycle, the Mission City Bike Trail is the pawfect place to take him for a weekend afternoon or a weekday escape after a stressful day. You won’t find many chain restaurants right in town, but there are many options outside of town in nearby Los Angeles if you are looking for a sit-down meal away from home.
Central Sylmar is a quiet, residential neighborhood where dog owners live and play their afternoons and weekends away with their happy pups. Your dog will be all tails when he sees the leash come out for his morning walk in this pupperific neighborhood. The weather is simply divine most of the year. The atmosphere is dog-friendly and you are both sure to make many new friends with both two and four legs in your travels through Sylmar. If you want to get the most out of your time in the area, pack up your waste bags and extra treats and head for any of the local fields where you can spread out a blanket and relax with your canine pal.
Granada Hills is a sparsely populated Los Angeles neighborhood just a few minutes to the west of Sylmar. The area is highly diverse and is considered a high-income neighborhood. Grenada Hills is a residential area with plenty of bark-worthy homes to admire during your morning walks. Just make sure you bring ample waste bags on your walks to keep locals and other visitors happy. There are also many small parks around the perimeter of the neighborhood that you can enjoy, such as the Aliso Canyon Park. This park has lots of trails and paths that will keep you and your beloved pup entertained all morning long.
Arleta is a diverse and welcoming neighborhood a few minutes south of Sylmar. This neighborhood welcomes dog owners with open paws, so don’t worry about Speckles being able to make new friends here. Arleta is mostly residential streets, with a few small green areas where residents enjoy their family picnics and local children’s sporting events. There are plenty of carryout places like Dominoes and Little Caesars where you can grab dinner on the go with your dog in tow. Just make sure your pup minds his manners while you wait for your order. Extra treats and waste bags are recommended, but a leash is a must!
Northridge is a densely populated 8-mile-long neighborhood in the Los Angeles area, about fifteen minutes from Sylmar. Mason Park is a small recreational area popular with local dog owners. You will need to keep your dog leashed here, but there are plenty of paths for you to walk together until you are ready to grab a bite to eat at the Munchbox, where outdoor, bar style seating is part of the experience. This makes it easy for your dog to join you for lunch without the fussing or waiting for a table. Just keep a couple of clean-up bags with you just in case you need to help keep the spot pristine for other customers.
Kagel Canyon is an unincorporated community in the Los Angeles area, just ten minutes from Sylmar. This area is right at the edge of the Angeles National Forest. Residents here enjoy a terrain full of lush forest and rolling terrain. You can take your dog on daily hikes here. A harness is recommended due to the challenging terrain. Small dogs may need a little help getting around some parts of the trails that surround Kagel Canyon, but that doesn’t mean they will be any less thrilled to venture out with you. Make sure you take plenty of water for the both of your on your walks, and keep a collapsible bowl with you so that your dog can quench his thirst when you do.