Dog Walkers in Lakewood, OH

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Dog Areas in Lakewood, OH

11 Parks
2 Trails
7 Shops
8 Eateries
9 Groomers

Lakewood is a suburban city on the west side of Cleveland, just 7 miles from it's downtown area. The city sits on the shoreline of Lake Erie, providing residents with a gorgeous view of the large lake, and winning an award for being part of the top ten suburbs in the USA. The city will win an award from you and Fido too, thanks to the 3 veterinarians, dog-friendly beaches, and public parks found here.

Right along the Cleveland Metroparks Rocky River Reservation is the Lakewood Dog Park. The park is fenced-in, and surrounded by mature trees that offer shade and privacy, with a gravel and grassy terrain. This pup approved spot features plenty of open space, with a double-gated entrance, benches, seasonal water fountain, clean-up bags, and large parking areas.

Lakewood Park offers 31 acres of grassy open space against the shore of Lake Erie. The scenic park offers residents and leashed pups with 1.7 miles of paved walkways, enclosed baseball fields, shaded sitting areas, picnic shelters, fishing access, and tennis courts. Whether playing in the enclosed court, running around in the open fields, or enjoying a leisurely walk along the lake, Fido will be begging to come back!

The suburban area isn't just a great place to live in for you, but also a scenic and dog-friendly home for your fur babies.

Best Dog Neighborhoods in Lakewood, OH

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    Population Density 9,821/sq mi

    #1 Valley View

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    The neighborhood of Valley View is on the western side of the city, occupied by the Rocky River Reservation. Along the Reservation is Scenic Park, a small grassy area on the northern part of the reservation, with an extended picnic area, benches, trash bins, and access to the Scenic Park Loop Trail. The trail is made from crushed stone and dirt, and extends over 1.4 miles before looping back to the park. Leashed pups are welcome in the park. Park Row Park is also in the neighborhood, and provides more developed option for dog walkers, with amenities like benches, picnic areas, a playground, paved walkways, restrooms, clean-up stations, and open area.
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    Population Density 11,256/sq mi

    #2 Hayes Elementary

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    The neighborhood of Hayes Elementary is a residential neighborhood with a school and homes. The popular place to go for dog-walking is Niagara Park, a small park with a grassy terrain, playground, shaded sitting areas, paved walkways, and picnic tables. The park is dog-friendly, as long as pups remain on a leash. Additional features include a water fountain, clean-up station, and trash bins. The Valley Parkway Trail is also a great place to walk Fido, which provides an asphalt walkway along the Rocky River spanning over 13.5 miles. Don't forget to bring water and clean-up bags on your walk with Fido!
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    Population Density 9,539/sq mi

    #3 Kauffman Park

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    Kauffman Park is a residential neighborhood, densely packed with residential homes. Among the homes is a park called Kauffman Park. The park is large, with lots of open space, an enclosed baseball field, and a paved path that encircles the park. Sitting areas, picnic tables, and restrooms can also be found here. The dog-friendly park welcomes leashed pups, and provides access to clean-up stations, water fountains, and benches. The neighborhood is best known for its abundance of dog-friendly restaurants, like the Humble Wine Bar, a place with dog-friendly seating, craft beer, and pub grub. Menchie's Frozen Yogurt bar is also in the neighborhood and has outdoor dog-friendly picnic tables with umbrellas and complimentary water bowls.
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    Population Density 12,405/sq mi

    #4 Cranford Ave

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    The neighborhood of Cranford Avenue is in the inner-city part of the town, with shopping districts and businesses. Among the crowded streets is Wagar Park, a small but delightful park that has a playground, enclosed tennis courts, and a grassy field. Dogs are welcome at the park and can either take a simple walk along the encircling paved path, run around on the open field, or play on the tennis court as long as no teams are playing. Additional features for pups include water fountains, a picnic area, benches, clean-up stations, and trash bins. Don't forget to leash up fido before coming here too!
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    Population Density 9,711/sq mi

    #5 Athens Ave

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    The neighborhood of Athens Avenue is a bustling one, with busy residential homes and streets. Dog walkers can still enjoy a long walk with Fido, thanks to Madison Park. the park is a large one and has something for everyone, from paved paths, to open fields, multi-use recreational ballfields, tennis courts, open space, and restrooms. Whether coming in for a game of fetch or a leisurely stroll on the paved walkways, Fido will love the access to water fountains, benches, and clean-up stations. Head down to the dog-friendly restaurant of Yuzu after going for a walk and enjoy Japanese-fusion meals in the outdoor dog-friendly seating with Fido.
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