San Diego is a pet paradise. With near perfect weather and plenty of wide-open spaces, dogs can have a much fun vacationing in San Diego as their human companions.
There are plenty of pet-friendly hotels that pamper your pooch with the same hospitality they show you. You can use this site and search for "pet friendly" to find member businesses that will welcome your furry friends.
San Diego has wonderful dog-friendly beaches including sections of Ocean Beach, Fiesta Island at Mission Bay, Coronado North and Del Mar. There are also a number of fun leash-free parks including two dog parks located within Balboa Park. For more details about these great options, read the Dog Beach and Off-leash Parks article.
And if your dog is a social animal, Hornblower Cruises Annual Pet Day on the Bay (happens in May) and the Unleashed Surf Dog competition in Imperial Beach (in the Summer) are don't miss events. Or, maybe your pup would like to try out a new skill like Pup Paddleboarding and Doggie Yoga - both are offered through The SUP Connection.
We hope to see you and your pets in San Diego soon!
Browse through the articles below for ways to make the most out of your vacation with your four-legged friend.