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Be sure to wear flowers in your hair when you visit this City by the Bay.  Whether you are walking the pier or chowing down on clam chowder in a sourdough bowl you and your pup will be feeling the love.

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Beastro by the Bay

Pier 39 Suite H-3, San Francisco
(888) 232-7876
Pick up unique doggie things and breed-specific gifts at this Fisherman’s Wharf pet store. Although the surrounding area is notorious for its souvenir stores with mass-marketed merchandise, this destination features an extensive collection of unusual trinkets and hard-to-find gifts for dogs and cats. The store also offers novelties for pet lovers, such as a locally designed sterling-silver jewelry collection.

catnip + bones

2220 Chestnut St, San Francisco
A cost-conscious pet store in the Marina, this quaint shop offers a sampling of gifts for dogs, cats, and their doting owners. The store’s mission is to deliver the best quality pet goods for an economical price. Items include a wide variety of tasty all-natural treats for furry friends and fun, yet utilitarian, gifts for pet owners.


2411 California Street, San Francisco
(415) 441-0564
For cool dog products with a modern take on a traditional aesthetic, visit this comfortable and welcoming shop in the heart of San Fran. Freshly baked dog treats and an interesting selection of collars, leashes, food, beds, grooming products, and clothes are displayed amongst vintage props,

photos, and other curious items. A delightful shopping experience.

Pawtrero Hill Bathhouse & Feed

99 Mississippi St, San Francisco
(415) 863-7297
Pets party like rock stars at this bathhouse. This one-stop location in Potrero Hill features an array of specialty services and products, offering everything from the basics—two self-service bathing stations—to the unconventional, such as pet photography. A large selection of natural, raw food, “fit for human consumption,” is also available at this holistic store. A second location, South Paw, is located at 199 Brannan Street.

Dolores Park Café

501 Dolores St, San Francisco
(415) 621-2936
A clean, welcoming coffeehouse and lunch spot for pet lovers and their dogs next to Dolores Park. Many dog owners stop in here on their way to the park, so expect to step over at least a couple of pooches on your way in.

Café Bastille

22 Belden Pl, San Francisco
(415) 986-5673
A hangout for European expatriates, this bustling spot feels just like a cozy Paris café. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners for alfresco dining at the outdoor tables.


482 Hayes St, San Francisco
(415) 552-8880
A Hayes Valley burger joint with a popular outdoor patio. Neighbourhood locals flock to this down-home favourite to enjoy breakfast items from a typical morning menu, or munch on specialty hamburgers and curly fries. Dining with your dog in tow? Grab a seat on the sunny outdoor patio, where Fido will be comfortable.


44 Belden Pl., San Francisco
(415) 986-6287

Tasty and authentic Spanish and Catalan-style fare amid Belden Place’s French bistros. The chic, spare restaurant is popular for anything, from a quick bite and touch of wine to a full-fledged dinner. Dogs are welcome in the outdoor seating area, which is kept at a comfortable dining temperature with heat lamps. For a European experience in San Francisco, this is the place to be.

Hotel Vitale

8 Mission St, San Francisco
(415) 278-3700
This modern luxury boutique hotel is situated on San Francisco’s waterfront. Pets are welcome at no additional cost and supplied a cushy dog bed, dishes, a toy, and treats, plus the hotel is conveniently located across from a small grassed park, perfect for doggie walks and play. The hotel staff will gladly arrange pet walking services and daycare, should you wish.

Marina Motel

2576 Lombard St, San Francisco
(415) 921-9406
For a slice of Americana, stay at the Marina Motel, located in one of the trendiest neighbourhoods in the city. Built to celebrate the opening of the Golden Gate Bridge, this hotel is one of the nation’s first motor inns. Dogs and cats are welcome for an additional $10 per day as long as they are not left unattended.

Hotel Triton

342 Grant Ave, San Francisco
(888) 266-5994
A Union Square treasure that pays homage to the ancient Greeks. The 140 guest rooms have received imaginative, individual treatment, with a handful of suites designed by celebs like Carlos Santana and Jerry Garcia. Friendly pets can stay in standard rooms for no additional charge, but a pet-liability form must be signed upon check-in.

W San Francisco

181 Third St, San Francisco
(415) 777-5300

This sleek W Hotel installment not only has style to spare, but a motto we can get down with: “Whatever you want, whenever you want it.” Pet services include plush beds, grooming services, dog-walking, and even a birthday cake on that special day. There are no pet size restrictions but a $100 non-refundable pet cleaning fee is required.

Alta Plaza Park

Between Scott and Jackson Streets,
San Francisco
With sprawling views of the bay and city skyline, this park is a popular hangout for young parents and their dogs.

Fort Funston

500 Skyline Blvd at John Muir Dr,
San Francisco
This ocean-side marvel, perched on the cliffs of the Pacific, offers picturesque hiking trails for you and Fido.

Baker Beach

Lincoln Blvd and Bowley St,
San Francisco
Canines can run freely at the north end of the beach.

Golden Gate Park

Fulton at 36th Ave/ Lincoln
at 41st Ave, San Francisco
Dogs are allowed at four off-leash locations in the park.

Happy Hound Play & Daycare

1695 34th St, Oakland, CA
(510) 547-3647
Supervised dog daycare, boarding, grooming, and training in a 10,000-square-foot facility. Animals grouped by size and temperament. Transportation services available.

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