The small town of Chatham has many dog-friendly places and activities. One veterinary clinic can be found in town that sees to all a dog's routine and emergency veterinary needs. Chatham also has four furrific city parks! Shepard Kollock Park has an easy walking trail for a person and pup to get some healthy bit of fresh air and exercise. A picnic spot makes for a cozy place for a snack or lunch. Stanley Park runs adjacent to the scenery of the Passaic River. A small picnic area makes for a relaxing weekend sojourn.
Chatham also has a wide variety of restaurants that have dog-friendly dining. Zio Gino Pizza & Grill is a casual Italian eatery with two outdoor, dog-friendly tables. Another Italian eatery is Arminio's Italian Corner on Main Street. Arminio's has a variety of Italian entrees and serves lunch and dinner. Pascarella Brother Deli is big on Italian sandwiches.
Another favorite sandwich shop for breakfast and lunch is Hickory Tree Delicatessen on Shunpike Road. Marie's Chicken Joint serves chicken cooked in every way possible for lunch and dinner. For dessert, Cafe Beethoven on Main Street serves some cake, pie and other sweet things with a coffee at one of its outdoor dog-friendly tables. All Chatham's dog-friendly restaurants have outdoor seating areas, so don't furget the leash!
Montclair is located nineteen miles north of Chatham. Brookdale Dog Park has a pack of pals waiting for your pup to join in the fun! This dog park is fully fenced for off-leash playtime. It has a large dog area and a section reserved for the smaller dogs. The surface is a gravel mulch that may put a small smudge on a curious snout but otherwise keeps the paws pretty clean. Ramps and other pieces of agility equipment let dogs squeeze in some training. Shaded benches keep the people from becoming too restless. This dog park has drinking water available on-site. Waste stations make it a breeze to clean up after a pup.