Skipper Recommendations: Dog-Friendly Atlanta

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Outdoors & Parks

Freedom Barkway Dog Park

523 Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Freedom Barkway Dog Park is a grassy oasis right in the middle of the Old Fourth Ward Neighborhood just 1 mile from downtown Atlanta! Let your dog run off leash and get their energy out. City dogs need exercise too!

Piedmont Dog Park

Park Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Piedmont Park is one of the largest parks in Atlanta and has areas that include The Atlanta Botanical gardens, hiking trails, a lake in the center, several fields, and a designated fenced in dog park area. There is so much for you and your dog to do! You could spend a while day at Piedmont Park enjoying the outdoors. The dog park has areas designated for large and small dog breeds. On warm weather weekends, you can find a king of pops cart selling popsicles for dogs and humans!

Ormewood Dog Yard

1055 Delaware Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA 30316
Privately owned and operated, the Ormewood Dog Yard is a safe, happy and pleasurable place where neighbors can bring their fur babies to play! It is like a backyard that belongs to the whole community. Anyone can use the yard for free but if you want to show your support for the space you can become a member and help fund lawn care, bug repellent, liability insurance and upkeep for the yard.


Fetch Park & Ice House

520 Daniel St SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Fetch Park & Ice house is Atlanta’s first dog bar! Bring your dog to play in the yard while you enjoy beer, wine, cocktails and other beverages. Hungry? Fetch is opening a new restaurant where you can enjoy a meal on the patio while your dog plays in the yard.

Brew House Cafe

401 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
Brew House Cafe is known as a local soccer bar but has much more to offer including a menu full of great all american bar food, a relaxed atmosphere, and dog friendly patio.

Noni’s Bar & Deli

357 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Noni’s Bar and Deli has an impressive and delicious italian menu, spacious outdoor space, and local family owned feel. Noni’s happily welcomes dogs on the patio while you enjoy delicious authentic Italian dishes.


Monday Night Brewing

670 Trabert Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
Monday Night Brewing creates well balanced craft beers for the weeknights. Dogs are allowed throughout the brewery only excluding the back rooms where the brewing takes place. They even have two dogs on staff so you know they are dog lovers!

Orpheus Brewing

1440 Dutch Valley Pl NE, Atlanta, GA 30324
Orpheus loves dogs so much they partner with the Atlanta Humane Society to bring in adoptable puppies for brewery goers to fall in love with! They have dog yoga events and welcome dogs on the patio and inside the tasting room. Great beer, cool atmosphere, dog-friendly and supporting pet rescues, what’s not to love?

SweetWater Brewing Co.

195 Ottley Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30324
SweetWater is now a nationally known beer brand but stay true to their Atlanta roots. You can find beer drinkers and their furry friends on the patio any day of the week at the SweetWater Brewery. On the weekends you can catch some special events including food trucks and live music!


Canine House of Style

2206 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30324
Canine House of Style offers complete grooming services with personal touches. Every client is hand scissored and hang dried. Because of their attention to detail it is recommended that you make an appointment in advanced but the results are well worth it!


1456 Northside Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
Doguroo has many grooming options that can fit any budget! They have full grooming services and a self service tub. They also have the shed-less treatments that reduce shedding up to 90%!

Best in Show Dog Groom & Board

2200 Cascade Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30311
Best in Show is a high end grooming salon that specializes in terriers and schnauzers offering highly skilled “hand pull” service for wire coat breeds for a show ready shine!


Pharr Road Animal Hospital of Atlanta

53 Pharr Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305
Pharr Road Animal Hospital stays on the cutting edge of technology, trends and practical veterinary medicine. They incorporate the most recent advances in diagnostic equipment, procedures, surgery and medical skills available to keep their patients healthy.

The Village Vets of Buckhead

3404 Northside Pkwy NW, Atlanta, GA 30327
The Village Vets is a vet practice founded by a married couple that met in vet school. Their story received national attention they were featured on TV on the NatGeo Wild network. The Village Vets has become one of the most trusted and popular choice for pet care in the Atlanta area. They work hard to give back to animals in need and run a free animal clinic in a 3rd world country every year.

Peachtree Hills Animal Hospital

3106 Early St NW, Atlanta, GA 30305
Peachtree Hills Animal Hospital is one of the highest rated and reviewed vets in the area. They stand out because of their focus on both the animal in their care and the owner. They are sure to thoroughly explain disease, treatments, and possible outcomes to the pet owner giving them peace of mind while their pet is at the vet.

Supply Stores

Park Pet Supply

479 Flat Shoals Ave SE # A, Atlanta, GA 30316
This local pet supply store has been around for over 20 years selling quality health food for your pet. The products they have stocked are based on the philosophy that our pets deserve the very best nutritious food, natural chew bones, and high-quality merchandise at affordable prices.

Hollywood Feed

3535 Northside Pkwy NW #8b, Atlanta, GA 30327
Hollywood Feed is a South Eastern pet supply chain with most of their products available online at good prices. Their online autoship program keeps pet food coming to your door on a regular basis so you’ll never have to run out and get food again! They also carry locally made treats and make an effort to support the community.

City Dog Market

4244 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30319
Bring your dog along for a fun shopping trip at City Dog Market! Whether you’re picking up healthy food, wholesome treats, or letting your dog pick out a new toy, bone or accessory, you’ve come to the right place. Shop guilt free because City Dog Market supports fire departments by providing pet oxygen masks for every fire truck that could save your pet’s life in an emergency situation.

Dog Trainers

The Atlanta Dog Wizard

The Atlanta Dog Wizard’s goal is to design training programs useful in real life situations. Unique training options including baby prep to get a dog used to having a baby around, problem solving for trigger behaviors, separation anxiety, and rescue rehab all to make your life easier and teach your dog the right response to certain situations

Atlanta Dream Dogs

Atlanta Dream Dogs is unique because all of their training programs are offered in the owner’s home and the pets natural environment. Practicing commands in their normal environment best prepares them to perform in the real world with distractions and temptations.

K-9 Coach

With over 40 separate class offerings, K-9 Coach’s award-winning group dog training offerings are perfect for clients who are looking for the structure, camaraderie, teamwork, and built-in distractions that occur in a group training format. Group classes offer support from other dog parents and show how different dog personalities take to different training techniques.

Pet Adoptions / Rescues

Atlanta Humane Society

981 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
The mission of the Atlanta Humane Society is to improve animal welfare in the southeastern United States by providing quality animal services including preventative initiatives, education, advocacy and adoption of animals into permanent loving homes. You can visit, foster, or volunteer to make a difference for animals in need.

Best Friends Pet Adoption Center

4874 S Atlanta Rd SE, Atlanta, GA 30339
Best Friends Pet Adoption Center works collaboratively with area shelters, animal welfare organizations and individuals to save the lives of pets in shelters in the region. The Best Friends Pet Adoption Center is a lifesaving hub for animals and a base for local programming and coalition-building to help the metro-Atlanta area in its final push to end the killing of dogs and cats in shelters, while strengthening the movement in the Southeast.

FurKids Animal Rescue

2650 Pleasantdale Rd, Atlanta, GA 30340
The FurKids mission is to rescue homeless animals, provide them with the best medical care and nurturing environment while working to find them a forever home. FurKids heals the whole animal, physically and emotionally, restoring its health and its spirit. FurKids has rescued and altered more than 25,000 animals since its founding in 2002.

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