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Dog Areas in Meriden

Meriden, Connecticut is located in between New Haven and Hartford, and this pawesome city has all the amenities and activities you could possibly want or need. If you need a place to stay in Meriden, you'll have plenty of lodging options to choose from, including Four Points by Sheraton Meriden, Extended Stay America Hartford Meriden, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Hartford Meriden ad Meriden Airbnb Rentals. The pet fees and rules vary depending on the different owners of the accommodations, so you should check with them beforehand.

There are also a couple of dog-friendly places where you can grab a bite or drink some coffee, including Castello Pizza & Italian Market, Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe, Cold Stone Creamery, and Starbucks.

If you need a veterinarian while you're staying in Meriden, you'll feel at ease, since there are four different veterinary clinics and hospitals in the city limits.

If you want to visit some dog-friendly attractions, you should not miss the Hubbard Park. You should also visit the Castle Craig, a historic landmark in Meriden that is dog-friendly as well.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Meriden

  1. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 204/sq mi

    #1 South Madison

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    While Meriden has some dog-friendly amenities and activities of its own, there are some pawesome dog-friendly places just a short drive outside the city, including Hammonasset Beach State Park. It is located around 27 miles south of Meriden in South Madison. You can bring your dog here on-leash and walk on the nature trails and bike paths, or stay in the picnic areas or ball fields. Dogs are permitted on the beaches, too, but only in the off-season, from November 1 to the end of March. The beach is large and it's perfect for playing fetch and meeting other pups and socializing!
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  2. Dog Parks 1
    Population Density 924/sq mi

    #2 Wethersfield

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    Around 15 miles north from Meriden is a puptastic dog park called Mill Woods Park Dog Park. This park is located in Wethersfield and has separate areas for small dogs and large dogs. The park offers waste bags and trash stations, as well as water stations. For the enjoyment of its human visitors, the park includes picnic tables and benches. Moreover, the park has its own message board and dog toys that your fur baby can play with. The park is completely shaded by the trees that surround it, so it's the pawfect place to play on a summer day. Local dogs love this park, so yours certainly will, too!

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  3. Dog Parks 1
    Population Density 9,462/sq mi

    #3 Wooster Square Mill River

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    Another great dog park in the vicinity of Meriden is Union Street Dog Park. This park is located approximately 22 miles away from Meriden in a neighborhood called Wooster Square/Mill River in New Haven.The place is well-maintained and visited by friendly owners with friendly dogs. It's off the main road, so there's no traffic to distract or disturb your dog. There is an area for small dogs and an area for large dogs. Moreover, there is water available at the park in addition to waste cleaning supplies. The park is properly fenced.
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  4. Dog Parks 1
    Population Density 607/sq mi

    #4 West Branford

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    In West Branford, you can find the Branford Dog Park. The park can be found around 25 miles away from Meriden and it's a fully fenced dog park. Although it is not very big, it is pretty well-maintained and mostly clean. The park has grass and some muddy areas, which won't be a problem if your four-legged buddy wants to roll around in it. Make sure you bring some poop bags and clean after your doggo. Also, you should bring your own toys. The park is often visited by the deer populations, so be careful. Also, you should bring your own water if you decide to visit the park.
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  5. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 271/sq mi

    #5 Wolcott

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    If you go approximately 13 miles northwest of Meriden, you will find the Peterson Park and Mattatuck Trail located in Central Wolcott. This is a smaller family park where all dogs are welcome as long as they're leashed. Around the park, there is a paved dog-friendly trail. The park also has an entrance to a different trail called  Mattatuck Trail, which is a very beautiful and long trail. The park offers something for everybody: picnic tables, jungle gyms, skate parks etc. The park is really clean and there is plenty of parking in the vicinity. This will be a great place for the whole family, furry members included!
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