Home to both pet-friendly dives and historical castles, you'll find an amazing place to live for both species in Glenside, Pennsylvania. Humans and dogs can enjoy seeing the Grey Castle Towers, a castle built in the 1800s in Arcadia's Campus. If your dog’s more of an eater than a history buff, then you can head to Fat Jack BBQ in Laverock for some ribs. If your hambone needs plenty of exercise, there's always Grove Park in Oreland that's the perfect place for a game of fetch! Pet parents feel safe in Glenside knowing that there are 3 veterinarian hospitals, 6 pet stores, and plenty of groomers right in town.
Around half an hour from Philadelphia, the Glenside area presents a charming lifestyle. The streets are well-maintained and there is plenty of foliage for both you and Fido. With a typical Northeastern climate, Glenside has mild nights that float around the 70s in the summer. The leaves changing in the fall are always spectacular, and the when the snow eventually falls during winter, you couldn't ask for more picturesque holidays. Whether you have a Husky or a Bichon Frise, your pup will find Glenside is an amazing place to live in or just visit for a stroll, touring the town's historical landmarks.
Does your dog wait by the door when the pizza man's expected to arrive, hoping he'll get lucky enough that you'll rip him off a piece of the crust? Pizza lovin' pups will be huge fans of the North Hills neighborhood. Opened in 1973, Pizza Box has been serving up specialty pizza like the Stallone, a Philly Cheese Steak slice. Or, dishes like the Al Pacino, which is stuffed lasagna. Pizza Box also welcomes its canine customers with open arms! Fido can come hang out with you in the outdoor seating area.
Is your dog more on the healthy side of the boneyard? In the Penbyrn Park neighborhood, you can take your dog to eat with you at Anne's Kitchen Table. At Anne's, you can find leafy greens in healthy takes on classic dishes -- specials like coconut curry cauliflower and or a plate of southern fried chicken with a side of old fashioned macaroni salad. After dinner, you two can head to Penbryn Park for a night stroll around the soccer fields or through the trail. This on-leash park is a rustic place to spend some quality time with your doggo.
Is your dog a fan of the "old-timey" way of life? In the Oreland neighborhood, your pup can find his bridge to the past. Within the Fairmont Park Historic Preservation, you'll find a quaint cafe that is as dog-friendly as it is idyllic. The Old Cedars House is a refurbished cafe right inside the historic preservation. The house serves breakfast and lunch, and hosts as a music venue for live music in the park. You and your pup can enjoy entrees like a smoked salmon platter or the tomato pesto grilled cheese. After you eat, you can walk around the rest of the preservation, which has plenty of sights to see!
Is your dog a howlin' hound for a good plate of BBQ? In the Laverock neighborhood, you'll find Fat Jack's BBQ, which slow-cooks all the staples in crispy, juicy barbecue. Entrees like the Burnt End Sam'wich with fries and the Buzzard's Breath Chili keep Pennsylvanians coming back again and again. The best part? Your dog’s completely fine to hang out with you as you dine! Also in Laverock is the Curtis Dog Park, an off-leash site with two fenced-in areas for both small and large dogs with over an acre of play space.
Does your pug love the pub? In the Jenkintown neighborhood, you'll find King's Corner, a public house that embraces the pub atmosphere and friends with both two and four legs. There are always dogs on the porch and English soccer on the televisions at King's Corner. With specials like baked Cornish hen, braised short ribs, and seafood pot pie, you'll eat like a king at this local favorite! At any one time, you'll find dozens of craft beers on tap at King's Corner. Ranging from a pumpkin ale to a sour gose, King's has a generous amount of local Pennsylvania and United Kingdom selections in brews. Just don't give your dog any!