Hurst is a moderately populated city in Tarrant County, and is considered a suburb of both Dallas ans Fort Worth. Hurst has a few dog-friendly places and spaces which you can visit with Fido, and its proximity to the larger muttropolitan cities in Texas mean that you'll have plenty of opportunities for dog-friendly fun! You won't need to travel out of town to find quality vet care for your pooch, though. Hurst is home to five animal clinics and veterinary hospitals to keep your pooch looking and feeling their best.
Hurst has one dog-friendly hotel -- Hyatt Place Fort Worth Hurst. Unfortunately, though, only small dogs are allowed here. Hurst also has a few dog-friendly AirBnB rentals, but each accommodation has different pet policies and fees.
Hurst is also home to a few chain restaurants which welcome dogs at the outdoor seating areas. These include Red Robin, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Panera Bread, Jersey Mike's Subs, Slim Chickens, and Starbucks. Don't fancy fast food? No problem! Bacon's Bistro and Cafe is a local favorite which welcomes canine customers at the outdoor tables. Remember to bring a leash and water bowl with you to all establishments.
Overall, Hurst is a furrific place for pets and their owners! For off-leash fun, though, you'll have to make a short trip out of town.
There aren’t any places in Hurst, Texas where you can take your pup for some exercise, but don't worry -- there are plenty of pawesome parks nearby! One of them is the Cedar Ridge Nature Preserve, which is about 28 miles away from Hurst, in Dallas' Cedar Hill neighborhood. This preserve is absolutely huge, with 600 acres of land that you and your pup can explore on-leash. Amenities of this park include plenty of grassy space, butterfly gardens, woodlands, native trees, and picnic tables for the human visitors. The preserve even has a little lake where you pup can dip his paws and cool off!
Approximately 12 miles away from Hurst is a furrific off-leash park where your pooch can run free -- Fort Woof Dog Park at Gateway Park. This park is an enclosed park that's just pawfect for exercise and socialization. Locals love this park, so your canine companion is sure to sniff out a few new buddies while running and romping on the agility equipment here! There are separate areas for small and large dogs in this park, which is a big plus. Seating for the pet parents is available, and water spigots provide fresh water at all times. The park also provides plenty of shade from the hot Texas sun.
Southlake Dog Park at Bob Jones is another great place where you can get some mutts-needed exercise with your pup. It's located in north Southlake, about 13 miles from Hurst. The park is a fenced off-leash park that includes a separate area for smaller pups who don't like ruffhousing with the big boys. The ground is covered in mulch, and there is plenty of shade which makes it perfect for the hot summer days. Fresh water is also available at the park so you don’t have to worry about carrying your own. Make sure you bring poop bags and clean after your pup!
Around 22 miles away from Hurst is another off-leash dog park that you and your mutt are sure to fall head over paws for! Tails N' Trails Dog Park is a fenced, off-leash park located in Southeast Arlington, making it perfect for those looking to avoid Dallas and Fort Worth. The ground is mostly mulch, with some paved areas, and there is plenty of fresh water available. Numerous trees provide shade in the park. If you're just looking for a quiet walk, leash up and hit the walking trails outside the dog park. Don't fur-get to bring waste bags to clean up after your pal!
Central Bark Grand Prairie Dog Park at Veterans Park is around 18 miles away from Hurst. This park is larger than the previous ones, and includes not two, but three separate areas! One is for smaller dogs and the other two are for large doggos. In one of the areas for big dogs, there are obstacles and agility equipment, which makes it more of a training area. Water is provided in the park, there are also trees that provide some shade. Pet paw-rents can relax on the benches while watching their pooches play.