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Dog Areas in Southgate

4 Parks
1 Shop
6 Eateries
3 Groomers
The vibrant, progressive city of Southgate, Michigan is where you and Fido can "Celebrate the Dream!" Southgate is booming with commercial business and recreational activity. Considered the heart of the Downriver district of Detroit, located 9 miles away, the city of Southgate is a wooftastic place to explore with Fido! Three well-trained and friendly vets and animal hospitals are right in Southgate, so no need to worry for your pup's access to healthcare. 

For a nap under the trees or a brisk stroll through grassy grounds, head to Southgate's Lion's Park. Lion's Park is located slightly from central Southgate, but you and Fido will have no problem getting there on foot. Among its puptastic amenities are swing sets, playscapes, shaded picnic areas, pavilions, and a furrific walking path. The best time to go with your pooch is between September and May, when the park is nice and quiet.

Staying in Southgate is a breeze. Check-in over at the pet-friendly La Quinta Inn Southgate, where your pup is welcome to curl up next to you at no additional fee or deposit! The La Quinta Inn Southgate is a convenient spot to stay for two and four-legged travelers. Take advantage of this barktastic deal now!

Southgate is a woofderful location to explore, live, or play with your canine companion!

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Southgate

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    Population Density 9,163/sq mi

    #1 Old Homestead


    Southgate is the pawfect place to take Fido if you're craving a bite to eat that's covered in cheese and pupperronis. For all your pizza cravings while in Southgate, head to Andy's Pizza and Subs! Located in the Old Homestead neighborhood in central Southgate, Andy's is a great place to swing by for some grub. A doggo-friendly table awaits you and Fido's rumps outside, but don't expect 5-star dining! Andy's brings soul-satisfying food to the table with their pawpular taco pizza. If you're not craving pizza, lucky Andy's serves up gigantic subs! Available from 10 am until midnight, so you can stop by at any time of the day to fill up your bellies. 

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    Population Density 7,282/sq mi

    #2 Downriver


    If you're strolling in Southgate's quaint Downriver neighborhood, and you and Fido's stomachs begin to emit a low growl, then you know it's time to fuel up on food. Luckily, Downriver offers you and your pup a local eatery that serves up a delightful Italian pizzeria known as Old Chicago. True to its name, Old Chicago serves up hearty pizza, but not only! No, Old Chicago also wows its customers, furry or not, with their Sicilian pepperoni rolls, cheese curds, onion rings, wings, and even America's favorite: mac and cheese. Feel free to woof over to the outdoor patio, where Fido will enjoy a fresh bowl of water provided by the pizzeria. 

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    Population Density 5,040/sq mi

    #3 Merrills Manor

    Wag over to the Merrills Manor neighborhood in Southgate to enjoy a furrific local park! The Rotary Park is a pawpular place to hang out with friends and family, or take the ole' pup for a walk!  This spacious lot has plenty of room for Fido to roll around, get messy, or stretch his legs with a nice walk around the park. Pups are free to do their business, as long as responsible owners clean up with a doggie waste bag. So what are you waiting for? Grab a refreshing pop, some treats, and take Fido to Rotary Park to enjoy a picnic in the grass!
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    Population Density 5,703/sq mi

    #4 McCann

    The McCann neighborhood has an exciting outdoor activity to offer you and your faithful Fido: the Southgate Nature Center! This is a breathtaking park that features a grassy grounds, a creek, meadows, wildlife and more! Nature-enthusiasts will truly love taking their pup out in this park, pawfect for an afternoon adventure with your canine. Make sure to keep your pup leashed, as this park and nature center does have wildlife living in their natural habitat. The Southgate Nature Center is the place to visit within the city if you're looking for a fresh breath of air to start the week right. Pick up after your pup and take all trash brought in back out!
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    Population Density 6,974/sq mi

    #5 Pulaski Park

    Walk Southgate's main street with a wooftastic 2-mile walk (or drive if your pup's tired!) to the Pulaski Park neighborhood in neighboring Wyandotte. Not only does this wooftastic neighborhood feature the Pulaski Park itself, but also a doggone good ice cream parlor! Leash up your pooch and enjoy a day of fun in the sun at Pulaski Park, which houses several sports fields, a little league complex, and more! After a small workout at the park with your pup, head over to the Holy Cow Creamery to enjoy a frozen treat outdoors on their pup-friendly tables. Choose from a variety of classic delights or try one of their special hand-dipped ice creams!
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