Known also as Whiskey City, Lawrenceburg is located about thirty minutes west of Cincinnati, Ohio. This quaint town features a variety of activities for pups and their families. Keeping Fido happy and healthy is a top priority for pup parents. There are three veterinarian clinics in town where you can make both routine appointments and find emergency care.
Pups also need plenty of exercise, and you can spend time with Fido at the George Street Park. There is a large open grassy area where your pup can play and a small playground for the children.
When your pooch needs food or accessories, stop by Planet Pet on West Eads Parkway. The friendly staff here will help you find what you are looking for and answer questions.
If your pup has a sweet tooth, stop by L.A. Sweets for breakfast or a variety of custards and sweet treats. The family-owned business features excellent coffee and a great place to relax on the outdoor patio.
If you are traveling through Lawrenceburg, Comfort Inn and Modern Inn & Suites both welcome pups for an additional fee.
When searching for a family and Fido-friendly place to live or visit – Lawrenceburg offers plenty of parks and recreation.
Located in the Old Town neighborhood, the Arch Street Park features a fenced area where the kids and Fido can play. You can walk along the well-maintained pathway, or relax on a bench and watch the kids on the playground. Fido will have fun rolling around in the grass or playing with his favorite toy. There are some picnic shelters where you can enjoy a snack with friends, and a dog water fountain where your pooch can get a drink. Just remember to bring some doggie waste bags and dispose of trash in the receptacles.
The Lawrenceburg Dog Park on Todd Land is a perfect place to spend some time with your pup. There is a separate area for smaller dogs in addition to drinking water and a wading pool for pups who like to get their feet wet. Pup parents can relax on a shaded bench and watch their furry family members play. In the main park, the kids will enjoy the playground, or you can walk around the perimeter of the park and enjoy the plants and gardens with your leashed pup. If you are hungry, stop by Buffalo Wings and Rings on the way home. This farm-to-table restaurant offers a variety of dishes and you can sit with your pup at the outdoor tables.
If you are looking for a great spot for a picnic with your pup, the Ludlow Hill Park on Oelker Drive is a perfect destination. There is a wooded area where you can stroll with Fido and look at the plants and wildlife, and a pond where you can go fishing or let your pooch have a snifftastic time in the grass. The playground will entertain the kids, and there are covered picnic shelters and BBQ grills. Remember to bring plenty of water bottles in the cooler, and doggie waste bags to clean up after your pup.
Just five miles south of town on the Ohio River, energetic pups and their parents will enjoy the Lesko Park bike path and the Aurora Dog Park in nearby Aurora. There is a fenced area where pups can have fun off-leash while socializing with other dogs. If you are looking for some exercise, walk or ride your bike down the path and admire the river views. While on the bike path, you will need to keep Fido on a leash, and bring some doggie waste bags. After a long walk, head over to Third and Main Restaurant where you will enjoy a variety of cuisine in a colorful historic downtown setting. You and your pooch are welcome to sit on the outdoor patio and admire the views.
About 8 miles northeast of Lawrenceburg, Shawnee Lookout is best known for the Springhouse School, Native American relics, and the Log Cabin. The park features several nature trails including the 2-mile Little Turtle, 1.3-mile Blue Jacket, and the 1.4 mile Miami Fort Trails. You can stroll with your pup through the wilderness, and Fido will have a puptastic time smelling the plants and trees. You can wander through the historical sights and learn about the history of Hamilton County. When you and Fido need a rest, stop off at one of the benches or sit down in the grass and enjoy a cold drink.