Dog walking in Merrick

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Hi, I'm Joshua Taliaferrow and I've been living with dogs all of my life. I have experience with small dogs like Yorkies and with big dogs like Labs and Huskies. Walking dogs is part of my daily routine and you won't be disappointed with me walking your dog!

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Hi! I'm Erik- photographer/writer/park extraordinaire- new to NY from sunny, dog-loving paradise of Austin. I've had Bearded Collies my entire life and love caring for dogs!

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Dog Walking in Merrick

Located on the south shore of Nassau County, Merrick is a small hamlet inside the Town of Hempstead. Sitting on the East Bay, being in Merrick will make you feel like you are on vacation with their beautiful parks, great restaurants, and shopping destinations. With three veterinarians in town, your pup will love being in Merrick with you.

Take your pup out to the Julian Lane Park and explore the wonders it offers. Filled with a playground, benches for owners to sit on, plenty of trees for shade, and grass for fetch, your pup will love hanging out in this park alongside you. There is a small walking path through the park where you and your dog can take a walk together.

Head over to the Santorini Greek Restaurant for a tasty meal with your furry pal by your side. This casual joint dishes out a variety of Greek food, including lamb, veal, and Spanakopita. Your pup will love sitting next to you on their dog friendly outdoor patio while you enjoy your meal.

After seeing the wonderful parts of the city that you and your pup can explore together, your dog is going to love hanging out in Merrick.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Merrick

Clubhouse Road

48
Population Density
3,273 per sq. mi.

Clubhouse Road

48

The Merrick Road Park is a beautiful park to take your furry pal out to for a great day at the park. This area has some great amenities, including a basketball court, tennis courts, multi-purpose field, soccer field, and a few sports areas. There is a sitting area that you and your dog can use for a break, and a paved walking path for a walk with your furry friend. There are numerous areas that you can play paddleball or handball at as well. Make sure to bring plenty of water with you, and don't forget your clean-up bags.

Sunrise Highway

36
Population Density
5,412 per sq. mi.

Sunrise Highway

36

If you and your pup are hanging around and get a bit hungry, stop into Pitstop for a bite to eat together. This casual eatery serves a variety of items, including salads, burgers, hot dogs, and sandwiches. This restaurant is known for their Cuban Panini and was even featured on The Food Network. Grab a meal for yourself, and maybe a hot dog for your pup, and enjoy your meal together on their dog friendly outdoor patio. They are open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, perfect for a meal with your dog.

Hewlett Ave/ London Court

24
Population Density
6,013 per sq. mi.

Hewlett Ave/ London Court

24

Take your pup out to get a sweet treat with you at Carvel Ice Cream. This ice cream palor is known for their uniquely shaped ice cream. They offer soft-serve, sundaes, shakes, plus novelties and treats. Your dog will be dying to get a taste of your fried ice cream, so grab a small cup for him and indulge in your treats on their dog friendly outdoor patio. Carvel is the perfect spot to stop into before or after visiting the park with your four legged friend and cooling off before heading out onto your next adventure together.

Lindenmere Drive/ Merrick Road

12
Population Density
7,017 per sq. mi.

Lindenmere Drive/ Merrick Road

12

Head out to Cammanns Pond County Park with your furry pal by your side. The park sits on a pond, perfect if your pup loves playing in the water. Check out the great trail that you and your dog can use for a great walk, plus there are benches if you want to take a break, and plenty of grassy areas for a game of fetch. The park is often filled with a lot of wildlife, so make sure to keep your pup on a leash while you are visiting. Bring clean-up bags along with you.

Newbridge Road

0
Dog Parks
1 park

Population Density
5,731 per sq. mi.

Newbridge Road

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The Newbridge Road Park is a beautiful park to visit with your four legged friend.The park offers some great amenities, like an outdoor pool, sports courts, a playground, and a picnic area. There is plenty of grass for fetch, and a nice paved walking path that your pup can use for a walk. The park is also home to a dog park which offers two separated areas for large and small dogs. There is agility equipment in the park, grass to run along, and benches for owners to sit on. Located in Bellmore, and only two miles out of Merrick, your pup will love hanging out here.

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