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Take Your Dog (or Cat) to College

Every time I headed up to Florida State to see my kids, they asked that I bring our dog. Let’s face it; the pup is everyone’s favorite family member. Personally, I would rather travel with a pet than have our daughter adopt one of her own that may eventually become mine too, so I often obliged. (You may want to see our blog on Pets at College if you already have a grandbaby with fur.) The good news is that is becoming rather common for people to travel with their pets.

Dog-friendly Restaurants:

When it comes to dog-friendly restaurants, unless you have a Service/Emotional Support animal, dog-friendly means you may eat outside with them.

Boca Breakfast and Lunch Club

Casa D’Angelo

Coconuts Bahamas Grill

Dubliner Irish Pub

Duffy’s Sports Grill

Gary Rack’s Farmhouse Kitchen


Lion and Eagle English Pub

Max’s Grille

Rocco’s Tacos

The Boca Beach House

Tomasso’s Pizza & Subs

Tucker Duke’s

Yard House

Pet-friendly Hotels:

Be sure, when making reservations, you tell them you are traveling with a pet. Some have fees.

Extended Stay America Boca Raton

Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Boca

Hilton Boca Raton Suites – small dogs only

Hyatt Place Boca Raton/Downtown

Ocean Lodge– small dogs only

Quality Inn Boca Raton – small dogs only

Residence Inn by Marriott – small dogs only

Towneplace Suites by Marriott Boca Raton

Waterstone Resort and Marina – small dogs only

Dog Parks:

Bark Park Dog Beach – 3001 N Ocean Blvd. Need a permit- weekend $11 per dog

Canine Cove at South County Regional Park – 12551 Glades Rd. Two large dog sections, 1 medium dog and 1 small dog section. Pet fountains, dogi-pot pet stations with plastic bags and waste receptacles, pet washing station.

Mizner Bark Dog Park – 751 Banyan Trl. Separate area for small dogs, medium dogs, one for large dogs. Once inside the gated entryway, dogs can run off-leash. Park features include doggie bags, water fountains, wash stations, and trash cans.

Lake Ida Dog Park – 1455 Lake Ida Rd. Two large dog sections, one small dog section, paved dog wash station, Fido fountain, dog bag dispensers

Woofing Waters Dog Park – 401 S Powerline Rd. Located at Quiet Waters Park. The dog park has facilities for larger dogs, and for smaller dogs. Features for the big dogs include a spraying hydrant, a shower nozzle, an eight-nozzle line jet, and nearly 800 linear feet of hard-surface paths. Little dogs also get a shower nozzle and an eight-nozzle line jet, as well as a ring, or water loop, where they can run through an assortment of sprays. The smaller dogs also have a grassy, fenced area they can run around in freely. Pets rule!

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