The Best Dog-Friendly Places to Relax and Shop in Miami
Your pet deserves a vacation, too! Home to Betsy and Rosa, our two CEOs (Canine Executive Officers), The Betsy is a dog-friendly hotel that doesn’t just accept your furry friends—we welcome them with open arms. Couples massages for you and your dog, amenities like treats and walks, and canine-themed art from Carlos Andres Cruz in the Underground Gallery make it easy for you and your pet to bond over a relaxing vacation. Betsy and Rosa also host a weekly cocktail hour, too. Learn more about our dog-friendly amenities here!
1440 Ocean Drive in South Beach
La Vie Pet Salon is fantastic if your pup loves a little luxury after a big day on the beach or at the park. It’s a totally cage-free environment, which allows dogs to socialize, play, or relax before and after their service. Animal-safe dye jobs, cute custom cuts, and specialized baths for your pet’s skin type are just a few of their offerings. Book them in for a little rest and relaxation!
1538 Alton Road in South Beach
Phoebe and Friends is the perfect place in Miami to board your dogs or send them to daycare. Sure, you want to spend time with your best friend, but they also need to spend time with other pups—and you need some alone time to experience the best of Miami Beach! Phoebe and Friends is a cage-free daycare with tons of devoted fans in the area. They also offer “pack walk” services to give your dog a chance to explore and make some new friends.
1825 West Avenue Unit 12 in South Beach
Yellow Green Farmers’ Market is a great place to visit whether you have a dog or not! As South Florida’s largest farmers market, Yellow Green boasts over 300 vendors selling everything from organic pet food to artisan jewelry, plants, home decor, and fresh, local produce. This farmers’ market is one of our favorite dog-friendly places in Miami. There’s no way you’ll leave without a treat or two for your furry friend!
3080 Sheridan Street in Hollywood
Miami is home to a variety of outdoor shopping centers, most of which are dog-friendly places to bring your pooch. That said, we’re partial to Lincoln Road, which sits just above 16th Street in South Beach. This mall is home to tons of restaurants with outdoor seating and shops ranging from high-end retailers to surf shops, and more. Even better, most of the stores are dog-friendly as long as your pup is on a leash.
Lincoln Road between Alton and Collins in South Beach
Dog Bar is a dog-friendly Miami staple, serving the community since 1996. They carry only the best when it comes to pet food, toys, and treats, avoiding “big brand” dog foods and products. Dog Bar is a fun, dog-friendly place to shop for dog clothes, leashes, collars, and grooming products, and they also offer grooming services, dental cleanings, and training.
1684 Jefferson Avenue in South Beach
Whether you’re in town on vacation with your pup, are local to the Miami area, or are dreaming of a trip with your furry friend, this list should help you plan some fun dog-friendly activities the two of you can enjoy. If you’re a guest of The Betsy Hotel and have further questions about these or other dog-friendly businesses in the area, please reach out to our concierge. Our dog-loving staff is ready to make sure your trip is top-notch and your dog is well taken care of. Want to learn more about planning a dog-friendly trip? Read more here about how we welcome your pups wholeheartedly.