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Dog Areas in Stamford, CT

1 Park
5 Eateries
18 Groomers

Stamford, Connecticut is a busy city with a beautiful harbor and plenty of history. While a bustling city may not seem like the optimal place for pet lovers, Stamford does offer a few activities to try with your furry friend.

The Stamford Dog Park is a great place to take your best friend for a day out. It is surrounded by lush trees and in the summer they have nice refreshing pools for your dog to splash around in. There are fenced-in areas for your dog to run free with his fellow canine companions as well.

If staying in Stamford to experience the city life, check into Stamford Marriott Hotel and Spa. This gorgeous hotel is right in the heart of the city and boasts views of the city. The other choice hotel is the Delamar Greenwich Harbor. It sits right on the Stamford Harbor and has its own private dock. You and Fido or Kittyra will be welcomed with a pet package and gorgeous views of the water in your stylish room.

After getting settled in the hotel, grab a bite at one of the several pet-friendly restaurants around. Some suggestions would be Casey’s Tavern, who serves traditional pub meals and not only allows your dog on the patio, but well-behaved pets can go inside as well. Another tasty venue is Siena. They offer delicious Tuscan courses, and your dog is welcome on their lovely terrace.

Stamford is a bustling city with all sorts of sights and smells. Your pet will love spending the day with you at the grassy dog park, salty harbor, and savory restaurants downtown.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Stamford, CT

  1. Dog Parks 1
    Population Density 3,100/sq mi

    #1 Downtown

    A bustling downtown is just the place to work up an appetite. Capriccio’s satisfies the palate with a taste of Northern Italy while making you and your dog feel at home in its outdoor seating patio. This little gem of restaurant is one of several you will find in the downtown area, and it is located at 189 Bedford St. The Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa at 243 Tresser is just the place for you and your pet to get some R&R in a pet-friendly room. This hotel in the downtown neighborhood treats you and your pet like honored guests. Some additional fees may apply for larger dogs.
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  2. Dog Parks 1
    Population Density 2,800/sq mi

    #2 Cove East

    The Cove East neighborhood has an exception dog bark. Stamford Dog Park at Courland Park is located at 53 Courtland Avenue. This large grassy and dirt area is fenced for off-leash fun and socialization. The dog park has a separate side for the smaller dogs. Kiddie pools are provided in both the small and large dog areas, and make for a cool dip in hot weather. There is sparse shade, and a few places to sit. If you want to explore more, head into the main park. It offers amenities like picnic tables, and additional places for you and your dog to exercise on-leash.
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  3. Dog Parks 0
    Population Density 1,887/sq mi

    #3 Springdale

    Springdale has several parks for you and your dog to take some awesome on-leash walks together. Mianus River Park is a gorgeous tract of land covering over 450 acres that gives dogs and their people a place to get out of the house and commune with nature. This park has a proposed dog park site. Though it isn’t a reality yet, the many dogs already coming here are testament to the keen interest. You and your dog will not walk alone in Mianus River Park. Another interesting public park is Sleepy Hollow Park. Sleepy Hollow Park has numerous walking trails for your dog to pad some paw in. Leashes are required here.
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    Population Density 1,887/sq mi

    #4 North Stamford

    There is a lot of green to be seen in this neighborhood. Stop in at Chestnut Hill Park. This is not the biggest of the city parks, but don’t let that prevent you from stopping in with your dog, and taking some on-leash walkabouts on the walking trails. A couple picnic tables provide a handy place for a quick snack, too. If you want to explore even more nature, head over to Chestnut Hill Bird Sanctuary. This out-of-the-way preserve for the feathered ones has walking space, but don’t let Fido disturb the birds, especially nesting ones. Leash is required. Scofield Park caps off the back-to-nature escapade. Big plans for renovation are in the works for this site. Now, grab a leash and get to walkin’.
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    Population Density 3,100/sq mi

    #5 Glenbrook

    Daskam Park is a pretty piece of nature for you and your dog. Access to this small park is located at 17 Daskam Place. There are few places for you and your dog to stretch those legs. Stay on leash, though. There are a few other amenities in this park like benches, picnic tables, and a playground. It’s the pawfect place for a nice, small excursion. Woodland Park abuts several neighborhoods, and technically is in Darien. This park is a big place of almost 65 acres. The many miles of walking trails will keep you and your dog happy and exercised for several trips. Picnic areas, grills and the like are all here, too. Come for a walk, and stay for a picnic or barbecue.
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