Apex is a small town just off of highway 15 in southern Nevada There isn’t too much to do here in terms of fun for the whole family. However, in the nearby city of Las Vegas, there are tons of things to do with everyone, including your canine companion. A restaurant to check out is Famous Dave’s Barbeque in northern Las Vegas. This casual eatery offers salads, ribs, burgers, and much more. They welcome dogs at any of their outdoor tables.
Desert Breeze Dog Park is located in South West Las Vegas, in the Spring Valley area. The park is fully fenced in and has separated areas: one for the larger dogs and another for the smaller dogs. These areas are open from 6 AM to 11 PM, and parking is located on the south side of the park. While walking around the park outside of the fenced in areas, your pal will need to be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. There are also doggy bags and a water hose available. Tables, benches, and chairs are everywhere and they are properly shaded.
If you’re in the mood for traditional American food, check out Lazy Dog Restaurant and Bar. This establishment is located in the Festival Plaza in Las Vegas. They offer anything from burgers to pizza and even have a doggy menu! The portions vary depending on the size of the dog, but there is always plenty for later. The large patio area is cozy and dog friendly and they also offer heaters for colder nights.
Looking for a hike? Red Rock Canyon is west of Las Vegas and is a national conservation area. Pets are allowed on trails, as long as they’re on no longer than a 6 foot leash. Doggie waste bags are available along the trail, but you’ll need to bring some water.
If coffee is what you need then try Coffee Pub. This caffeinated hub is located just south of the center of Las Vegas. This Fido-friendly coffee house serves breakfast and lunch items like smoothies, omelettes, and breakfast sandwiches. They also have shaded patio seating. Outside in the patio area is where Fido can join you and watch people as they are passing by.
Sunrise Manor is a residential, family friendly neighborhood located 13 miles south of Apex. Shadow Rock Park is 24 acres of open space that provides playgrounds, picnic pavilions, ball fields, walking paths and a dog park! Fido is welcome to enjoy all areas of the park on-leash, but for off-leash play time, Shadow Ridge Dog Park is ideal! Amenities include shade shelters, shaded trees, benches, two areas for large and small dogs, and water spigots for your pooch to hydrate afterwards. The local PetSmart not only provides food, treats and toys, it also offers professional grooming for all dog breeds, sizes and age!
Only 20 minutes south west of Apex, the fun and fabulous Las Vegas offers more than enough dining, shopping, nightlife, entertainment and recreational activities to keep everyone busy! Jaycee Dog Park is a fenced off-leash dog park that provides a designated area for large and small dogs where your pups can safely romp and play. Molasky Park Dog Run allows pooches to play and exercise off-leash in a safe, fenced-in environment. Water fountains, separate dog play areas according to size, and sitting benches are provided to make you and your dog more comfortable.