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Dog Areas in Newark, NJ

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Newark, NJ is a great city for dog lovers. Doting pup parents can choose between two veterinary hospitals (one with an emergency center) in Newark proper. Newark is known for being busy, but there’s always enough time to care for furrtastic friends. Stop by Hell’s Kitchen Lounge, where restaurant sponsored events contribute to local animal rescues, and for doggie dining with a great view of what Newark can offer.

Riverfront Park is a great place to enjoy neighborhood life in Newark. Dogs love everything there is to see and sniff in this bustling, waterfront park. Leashes are a must, but the view makes up for it!

If you need to spend a night in Newark, dogs love Hotel Indigo Newark Downtown. For a pet fee, your dog of eighty pounds or less can enjoy a comfortable place to rest their paws.

If your dog prefers passive people watching, Iberia Tavern is the place to park it. You can enjoy a drink and a meal on the outdoor patio, while your dog can enjoy a bowl of water brought to his preferred lounging spot outside. Life sure is ruff, isn’t it? In Newark, dogs can enjoy the finer things in life, from waterfront views to ice cold water bowls, without having to leave your side.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Newark, NJ

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    Population Density 17,853/sq mi

    #1 Upper Roseville


    Bordering the whole of East Upper Roseville, you’ll find Essex County’s largest park; Branch Brook Park. With 360 acres of expansive green grass and sniff-tastic trails to explore, this place is sure to give your dog a new leash on life! There is no better place to go for a day out in the warmer weather, and you can even admire the biggest collection of beautiful cherry blossom trees in the US during spring! This dog-friendly park welcomes everybody, as long as your pup remains on the leash. This place will make sure their tail is wagging all day long!

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    Population Density 21,209/sq mi

    #2 Weequahic

    Weequahic Park is the second largest park in Essex County, with over 311 acres for you and your furry friend to explore; it even boasts the largest lake in the county! If your dog likes to ruff it, you can hit the jogging trails and get some exercise around the lake. For dogs that like to run the distance, they will love the greenery and 2.5 mile loop, with hills that will make a great workout for both of you! Be sure to keep your dog leashed within this public park, and enjoy a pawsome day out.
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    Population Density 22,293/sq mi

    #3 Forest Hill


    Forest Hill is bordered by Belleville Park, which is a community park with 32 acres of greenery and sniff-tastic jogging trails for you and your dog to explore. With extensive green lawns and over ¼ mile of winding wooded paths, this community park is a great place for exercising with your pup and escaping the hustle and bustle of the city. You can even enjoy the charming Japanese cherry blossom trees that overflow into the park during the season. In Belleville Park, all furry friends can be top dog here, as long as they remain on the leash.

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    Population Density 41,068/sq mi

    #4 North Ironbound


    North Ironbound offers food lovers plenty of dog-friendly restaurants to choose from, which gives you the oppawtunity to bring along your pup too! At the Adega Grill, you can enjoy pawsome fresh seafood at one of the outdoor dog tables, while Vivo Spanish Restaurants & Lounge lets you chill out with pet-friendly outdoor seating. The Campino Mercado also in the Ironbound neighborhood features a large dog-friendly patio, so you can make the most of the delicious food and good weather with your furry friend. Independence Park is the largest outdoor park in the neighbourhood that boasts paths lined with sniff-tastic trees that every dog loves to explore.  

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    Population Density 4,217/sq mi

    #5 Central Business District


    The Central Business District, also called Downtown Newark, boasts some delicious dog-friendly restaurants you and your furry friend can enjoy together. The NICO Kitchen + Bar has plenty of outdoor tables to make the most of the weather. If you call up La Cocina before you visit, they’ll set up a water bowl for your pup to have their own refreshment in their dog-friendly seating area! As a community gathering spot, Military Park is great for a leisurely stroll with your dog, and it’s always bustling with life. The park welcomes all dogs, provided they are on their leash and stay away from the lawns.

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