Bring Your Pet to Jax

Jacksonville is the largest city in the U.S. to adopt a no-kill pet shelter policy. We love all dogs!

There are restaurants, bars, breweries and beaches to take you furry friend to while visiting Jacksonville. Check them out:

@ RIVERSIDE
-RAM is perfect for dog lovers! They have several vendors with natural and organic dog treats, you can walk your dog on the paved RiverWalk, and they even host special dog-themed events throughout the year.
-Local restaurants like BlackSheep, River & Post, Bread & Board, Corner Taco, Timotis, MShack are all great options with patios for you to dine with your pet.
-Riverside Park and Memorial Park are pet friendly. Riverside Park has a free off-leash dog park.
-Kanine Social in Riverside (https://www.kaninesocial.com/) is a craft beer/coffee bar and doggy park and daycare all in one!
-Bark on Park Boutique has treats, clothing and a park for dogs.

@ THE BEACHES
-Atlantic Beach: Dogs are welcomed on a leash all day until dusk.
-Jacksonville Beach: Dogs are welcome at the beach with a leash before 9 a.m. and after 5 p.m.
-Neptune Beach: Dogs are welcome at the beach with a leash before 9 a.m. and after 5 p.m.
-Mayport Beach: Dogs are welcomed on a leash all day until dusk.
-Hannah Park: Dogs are welcomed on a leash all day until dusk.
-Brew Hound Dog Park + Bar in Neptune Beach lets you have a craft beer with your best bud! This beautiful dog park has a pretty cool bar on it, making it the best spot to enjoy social time with your furry friend and some humans too. www.brew-hound.com.

@ ARLINGTON/SOUTHSIDE
-The Jacksonville arboretum welcomes pets to enjoy its hiking trails and beautiful scenery.
-Shop with your pup at the St. Johns Town Center, there's even a dog park there!

@ THE JACKSONVILLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
The airport has two designated bathroom areas for jet-setting dogs. Inside the terminal, a pet and service animal relief area, which is located past security, includes a mock front porch area with seating, a hand-washing sink, pickup bag dispenser and waste receptacles. The space has its own dedicated air handling equipment to keep it odor free. A second pet relief area is located outside baggage claim on the south side of the terminal.

Read more about pet-friendly travel to Jax HERE.