It's a Dog Day Morning, Afternoon & Night in LA

The ultimate guide to dog-friendly hotels, outdoor activities, restaurants & bars

Dog hiking in Runyon Canyon
Runyon Canyon | Photo: @__a_m_e_l_i_a_, Instagram

Whether it's National Dog Day, National Puppy Day or any day of the year, we are always celebrating our four-legged friends. It's no wonder that Orbitz recently named L.A. the pet-friendliest city in America! Read on for hotels, activities, restaurants and bars that you and your canine companion can enjoy together.

Dogs at the Downtown L.A. Proper Hotel
Photo: Downtown L.A. Proper Hotel


The hospitality at LA's world-class hotels doesn't end with their human guests. Properties across the city are ready to pamper your furry companion with a variety of amenities, from dog treats and toys to doggie day care, special menus and even spa treatments.

Lucky the Dalmatian on the beach at Leo Carrillo State Park
Lucky cools off at Leo Carrillo State Park | Photo: @therealluckydalmatian Instagram

Outdoor Activities

Read on for off-leash dog parks, spectacular hikes and dog-friendly beaches in L.A. that you can enjoy with your canine companion.

Dogs enjoying brunch at The Rose Venice
Nothing better than brunch with your bestie at The Rose Venice | Instagram: @bradythegoldenpup


With L.A.'s famously great weather, al fresco dining is practically a year-round option. And if there's a nice patio, chances are the restaurant is dog-friendly. Some restaurants even have dedicated menus for your pup.

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Strand Brewing Co | Instagram by @strandbrewingco

Breweries & Bars

With expansive indoor-outdoor spaces, most LA breweries welcome well behaved, on-leash dogs. And many bars with patios likewise welcome your canine companion to drink… water.