Explore Old Town, the Pearl District and Downtown for a full day of doggie eats, sleeps, shops and spots in this laid-back west coast mecca.
Green Dog Pet Supply
4605 NE Fremont St.
Portland is all about green living, so why not help Fido reduce his ecological pawprint? The folks at Green Dog Pet Supply have made it their mission to offer their clients a variety of fantastic, fun, and, of course, eco-friendly products, from recycled items to organic and holistic foods to durable, sustainable products. Even the shop itself was constructed to be as energy efficient and environmentally-friendly as possible. greendogpetsupply.com
235 NW Park Ave.
The Pearl district is one of Portland’s
trendiest neighbourhoods, full of chic
galleries, restaurants, and boutiques,
including the resident Urban Fauna shop, catering to the hip Pearl district canine crowd. This boutique/groomer/daycare not only offers the latest lavish products but also provides obedience classes.
Lexi Dog Boutique
and Social House
416 NW 10th Ave.
Word on the street is that Lexi knows how to throw a party. This chic boutique and social house is always hosting an array of dog events. Birthday coming up? Let Lexi Dog host a birthday pawty for you and up to eight of your canine friends. Or simply drop by to shop or hang out while your owner runs some errands. lexidog.com
Tin Shed Café
1438 NE Alberta St.
The Tin Shed Café receives raves from
local Portlanders as the breakfast spot. Their patio/garden area is perfect for brunch with your canine companion—they even offer a chomp-licious menu for dogs, so while you order up a delicious serving
of egg-and-tofu scramble served with
fresh house-baked buttermilk biscuit, your dog can enjoy his Kibbles-N-Bits breakfast (rice, garlic, and free-range
Lucky Labrador Brew Pub
915 SE Hawthorne Blvd; 7675 SW
Capitol Hwy; 1945 NW Quimby St.
Portland is well known for its multitude of tasty micro-breweries but Lucky Labrador Brew Pubs up the competition, combining Portland’s love of beer with its love of dogs. With three different locations, the Lucky Labs are great places to hang out with your dog on a patio while sipping a handcrafted ale.
1309 NW Hoyt St. at 13th
Paragon is a great example of the best
culinary-Portland has to offer. This
American bistro creates delish food made with fresh and local ingredients, plus they have an amazing selection of cocktails. The owners and managers are all dog enthusiasts and will welcome your pup if he joins you for dinner. Dogs are even offered their own personal water bowls and gourmet treats from a local “barkery.”
Dog Bakery and Boutique
107-5656 Hood St., West Linn
This cute little boutique is full of jolly
puns and delicious homemade dog treats. All the goodies in this French-inspired bakery are made with the highest quality ingredients and are baked fresh daily with no salt, sugar, corn, soy, wheat, or preservatives.
The recipes have even been given the thumbs up by two local veterinarians, so Poochie can indulge with clear conscience.
309 Southwest Broadway
Located in the heart of downtown
Portland, the Benson Hotel offers modern classic accommodations in a historical building. Their Benson Buddies pet-friendly package includes a take-home portable water container and treats, plus a Tempurpedic-
style doggie bed for in-room use. But best of all? No size limitations.
Hallmark Inns and Resorts
Cannon Beach, OR and Newport Beach, OR
Hallmark Inns and Resorts know that your dog is part of your family, and they offer specially-designated dog-friendly rooms and suites, with locations in Newport and Cannon Beach (2 hours from Portland). With miles of gorgeous beaches, as well as two pet exercise areas that include DISPOZ-A-SCOOP® stations and water fountains, they are committed to including your dog in your vacation experience, welcoming your furry friend with a basket of treats and toys to make sure they feel at home. With plenty of amenities for humans as well, including gorgeous suites, ocean-front views, family-friendly restaurants, and spa services, Hallmark Inns and Resorts have something for everyone for a fun, family vacation, or a romantic getaway.
1022 SW Stark St.
If you and Buster love to time travel but
can’t decide between the past and the
future, Ace’s cool vintage/modern style will definitely appeal. This pet-friendly hotel has an array of stunningly designed rooms, each with a different theme and filled with pieces by local artists. There’s neither additional fees for bringing along your four-legged family nor size limitations.
506 S.W. Washington St.
Hotel Monaco is the place for travellers looking to be pampered along with their pets. The hotel lives by the maxim “Art lives within.” Not only does this chic hotel offer top-quality amenities for humans, Art (a cheerful, blonde…Labrador), the
Director of Pet Relations, will ensure
your dog receives the proper spoiling she deserves. Hotel Monaco also offers dog walking services, and has an in-house pet masseuse and pet psychic. No additional fees just for having four legs nor size limitations
Hotel De Luxe
729 SW 15th Ave.
To step into Hotel De Luxe is to be transported to Hollywood’s golden age. One could be excused for expecting Humphrey Bogart to step through the doors and order a dirty martini at the hotel bar, the Driftwood Room. Not only has it been ranked one of Condé Nast Traveler’s “Reader’s Choice Top 100 U.S. Hotels” but it offers top of the line canine care, too. Their entire third floor is set aside for pets and their human companions. Even a doggie menu is offered, with the gourmet selection available through room service (mmm…Beef Liver and Bacon Balls). But it doesn’t stop there—in-house services of doggie massages, acupuncture, and even a pet psychic are available. Be sure to check out the hotel’s blog archive, where the employees give great insider tips on how to enjoy the city. hoteldeluxeportland.com
Feeling guilty about having to leave Buddy at doggie daycare? Not if you call the RuffHouse. Depending on the weather, Lupin Morgan and a gang of dogs head out for off-leash excursions which can include hiking and swimming. With pickup services included in the fee, why not let your dog enjoy the great Oregon outdoors while you engage in some not-sodog- friendly activities?
SW 45th Ave. and Vermont St.
With almost a hundred acres, Gabriel park in south-west Portland is hailed as the hot spot for dogs. This off-leash dog park even offers complimentary poop bags and water bowls.
Council Crest Park
SW Council Crest Dr.
This vast park is situated on Portland’s highest peak, 1073 feet above sea level. Not only do they have a great off-leash area for dogs to socialize, but the view is phenomenal.