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5 “Pawesome” Ways That Pittsburgh Is Dog-Friendly!

When relocating to a new area you want assurance that there are great amenities not just for yourself, but for your dog as well. In the Pittsburgh area we know that dogs are more than just pets, they are members of your family!

Check out how Pittsburgh is dog-friendly with these top reasons.

1. Indulge At Dog-Friendly Restaurants

woman feeding a small dog a treat.Say goodbye to the guilt of leaving your pet behind, and hello to enjoying a dining experience with your furry companion! Pittsburgh features a variety of dining options that are dog-friendly.

For an outdoor dining experience with your dog check out Square Cafe, Nine on Nine, or Double Wide Grill . You can also grab a beer, and enjoy local food trucks at East End Brewing Company, Grist House Craft Brewery, or Allegheny City Brewing .

2. Take Your Dog Out To The Ball Game

view of the Pittsburgh Pirate baseball stadium. Enjoy America’s favorite past-time with your dog at Pup Nights at PNC Park ! Pittsburgh’s own MLB team, the Pirates, will host this event every Tuesday night during the 2018 home season.

The price of admission for you and your dog is just $36, and a portion of the proceeds goes to local animal shelters. There are also special giveaway items at each Pup Night, such as a dog bowl or toy!

Desire a pet-friendly condo near PNC Park? Check out Getaway Towers!

3. Make A Splash For A Great Cause

Siberian husky swimming in an outdoor pool.

Each year the Humane Animal Rescue hosts an event on Labor Day called the Dormont Doggie Dip. Located at Pittsburgh’s largest swimming pool, your furry companion can enjoy the last dip of Summer! 

There are designated times to swim for those who prefer their pet to swim with smaller or larger breeds, but all dogs are welcome! To find out more about the 2018 Doggie Dip, keep an eye out on the Humane Animal Rescue Facebook page!

4. Enjoy The Outdoors “Leash-Free”

two dogs laying on each other in a field of grass.Ditch the leash and let your dog roam free! Frick Park, also known as “Hot Dog Dam”, features a dog-friendly creek and gated area for your pet to explore. If you are looking for a relaxing activity, head over to the Misty Pines Dog Park to experience a yoga class together!

Pittsburgh is also home to a luxury pet resort called Lucky Paws Resort. At this indoor/outdoor facility your dog will be able to make new friends in a safe environment.

Looking for a pet-friendly condo in South Allegheny County? Learn more about Hidden Ridge!

5. Participate In A Marathon Together

a woman and her dog walking down a trail. Do you enjoy taking a leisurely stroll with your furry companion? Of course you do! On Saturday, May 5th, join your fellow dog owners in a 1-mile journey throughout Point State Park.

You and your pet will be able to get your daily exercise in, and meet new friends along the way. There are also awards given out for the cutest pet, best costume, and pet/owner look-a-like. Sign up for the Pittsburgh Marathon Pet Walk today!

Searching for a pet-friendly condo in Downtown Pittsburgh? See what 941 Penn Avenue Condominiums has to offer!

Ready To Find A Home In The Pittsburgh Area?

If you are looking to purchase a home in Pittsburgh, The Gayle Blonar Team is here to help! We will guide you through the home buying process, and find the perfect fit for you and your furry companion!

Contact us today to schedule an appointment, we can even meet at a dog-friendly restaurant!

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