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Dog Areas in Westwego

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Westwego is located in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana and is considered to be a suburb of New Orleans. It lies west of the Mississippi River. There is a story that the city was named Westwego because it was an important crossing point on the river in the 19th century when the great westward movement happened. According to legend, travelers would often say "west we go," and the (rather unorthodox!) name stuck.

If you are in need of a place to stay along with your pup in this interesting town, you can check out the Bayou Segnette State Park Campground, Candlewood Suites Avondale New Orleans, or the Westwego Airbnb Rentals. If you want to grab a bite to eat, the Westbank Grill and Sonic Drive-In are happy to welcome you and your pooch.

If you are in need of a veterinarian, you can rest easy knowing Westwego is home to an animal hospital and a veterinary clinic as well. 

If you are looking for something to do while you are in this town along with your four-legged fur baby, then you should really check out the Bayou Segnette State Park. The park is dog-friendly and offers lots of activities for everybody. You can go swimming, camping, hiking, fishing, and so much more in this natural oasis!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Westwego

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    Population Density 3,210/sq mi

    #1 Audubon

    If you find yourself in Westwego and you want to take your pup for a stroll, we suggest that you check out The Dog Levee, just 10 miles away from Westwego. Your pup will go mutts over this pawesome off-leash park! The park is not fenced, but it's really safe if your pup is well-behaved. Be sure your pal responds to voice commands. You can bring a picnic blanket, sit on the grass, and make a day out of it! If you have to visit a fenced park, you'll find a small fenced area further along Leake Avenue. Make sure you bring water and poop bags.
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    Population Density 1,202/sq mi

    #2 City Park

    For a premium dog park experience, visit the NOLA City Bark located in City Park, New Orleans. The 4.6-acre dog park is approximately 15 miles away from Westwego and is a safely enclosed off-leash park. The park includes many amenities that will make your visit there one of the best ones ever! There are separate areas for small and large dogs, a double-gated entrance, and water facilities. Moreover, there are shaded pavilions and poop bags for cleaning after your pooch. You'll also find a walking trail at this park which you can explore with your leashed pooch. You must have a permit to use this park, though..
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    Population Density 5,966/sq mi

    #3 Lake Pontchartrain

    Around 11 miles away from Westwego is a pawesome dog park called Bonnabel Boat Launch Dog Park where you're sure to have a good time! This is a very cute little dog park where dogs can run around off-leash and have fun. The park is safely fenced so you don't need to worry about your pooch running away. Furthermore, there is agility equipment which will make your visit even more furrific! Water fountains and waste bags are conveniently supplied, so all you need to bring is plenty of energy! This park is open late, and is well-lit after sunset.
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    Population Density 2,035/sq mi

    #4 West Riverside

    Wisher Dog Park can be found around 14 miles away from Westwego in West Riverside, New Orleans. This dog park is on the smaller side, and it doesn't have separate small dog and large dog areas. But the park offers a water fountain for the thirsty doggos and a hose to clean your pooch after all that playing. Moreover, the park also provides poop bags for cleaning up after your four-footed friend. There are benches in the park for the human visitors to watch over their dogs. Shade is scarce in this park, so avoid visiting during the hottest part of the day.
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    Population Density 4,523/sq mi

    #5 Westgate

    Around 10 miles away from Westwego there is yet another park that you might want to check out called Lafreniere Bark. The park is located in Westgate, Metairie. This park is pretty large and rich with beautiful grass and lots of trees. Small and large dogs have large, separate areas to play as well as a water fountain. Children under 10 are not allowed in the park for safety reasons. The park also provides poop bags for keeping it clean. When it rains, there are a lot of puddles, so you might want to bring a towel with you when the weather is bad.
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